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Shoulder to Shoulder Global Brigades to Ecuador

September 08, 2017

Shoulder to Shoulder Global is now accepting applications for the 2018 brigades to Santo Domingo, Ecuador. Participants engage in a variety of cultural and service-learning opportunities while  providing services such as basic medical and dental care, health education, school health screenings, women’s health, home visits and community-based learning. The 2018 brigade dates are:

  • March 10th – 18th (UK Spring Break)
  • May 11th – 20th
  • June 1st – 10th (this brigade is not clinically focused and works with community partners such as an assisted living facility, children’s home and local school)
  • August 3rd – 12th


Cost is $1,100 all-inclusive except for one meal and RT airfare to Quito. Travel medical insurance is included in the brigade fee.


Applications for 2018 brigades and information about scholarships can be found at Shoulder to Shoulder Global’s website.


To be considered for first round selection, the application deadline is Sunday, October 9th.


Hope to see you in Ecuador in 2018!