Families in Nicaragua sometimes have to walk for hours for clean drinking water. Twenty-four Wright State University students decided to help, spending a week working alongside the community to not only change the lives of the families they helped, but their own.
Global Brigades is an organization that assists communities in several Central American countries with medical and dental needs, water for those who do not have it and legal help for families.
Kristie Dinh, a sophomore biological sciences major, brought Global Brigades to Wright State after a recommendation from a friend who is the presidents of a chapter at the University of Cincinnati. “I went to one of their meetings and thought that Wright State needed a chapter too,” she said. “I didn’t think that I would actually do it, but I ended up … doing it.”
Read the article from the Fairborn Daily Herald.