"Squads Abroad empowers teacher-led groups around the world to improve health and educational outcomes in under resourced communities with the support of experienced on-the-ground teams. Each Squad has a defined focus with achievable deliverables that benefit community partners while providing a transformative learning experience for the student volunteers. In addition to meaningful service projects, our professional local staff, facilitates enriching cultural activities that provide a deeper cultural context and understanding. Our exclusive home-bases provide volunteers safe and private accommodations to enjoy healthy authentic meals, relax after a meaningful day of service, and reflect with their group on the transformative experience."
HEALTH PROJECTS INCLUDE:
Conducting mobile medical clinics for community children
Vision screening program with distribution of glasses
Dental screening program with support of local dentists
Installing hand washing stations in schools