Changing Communities, One Brigade at a Time

Bauer Global Brigades is a chapter of the non-profit organization, Global Brigades, at the University of Houston C.T. Bauer College of Business.  Global Brigades is the world’s largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. Specifically, Bauer Global Brigades works to build economic development by empowering small rural businesses in Latin America and West Africa.



Passport or Green Card

Photocopy of Passport

Photocopy of your travel itinerary (including flight numbers and times)

Light clothing (long pants, t-shirts) –No shorts or tank-tops permitted in the communities

Long pants for sleepwear recommended

Comfortable shoes

Plastic bags to keep small items dry

Expendable funds for souvenirs (small bills preferred)

Cards, soccer ball, book, or other downtime activities

Insect repellent




Shower shoes

Rain jacket


Hand sanitizer or wet wipes

Small day pack to bring to communities

Prescription medications

Camera (or camera phone)

Notebook & pen or pencil

Reusable water bottle

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