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Cameroon Water & Health Project – Quarterly Update

Cameroon Water & Health Project – Quarterly Update

You will always be in our hearts, Bill We’d like to begin this quarterly update to the Cameroon Water and Health project with the unfortunate loss to the Cameroon project family. William “Bill” Johnston, a member of the Colesville Presbyterian Church (CPC) and devoted supporter of the Cameroon project has passed away.  He was a critical supporter to CPC’s “Water…
 
Construction Continues in Cameroon

Construction Continues in Cameroon

On January 28, EWB-DC will be saying bon voyage to four friends as they begin the (long) journey to the Northwest Region of Cameroon. This is the seventh EWB-DC group to travel to Mbokop…we just can’t get enough! Gabe Illingworth and Aileen Craig are returning to the community as veteran travelers while Eric Tilden and Kim Fellenz will be experiencing…
 
Giving Tuesday, and All Other Days

Giving Tuesday, and All Other Days

Between Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, online retailers raked in over $5.3 billion in sales in two days alone. Cyber Monday added an additional $3.4 billion on top of that, a new record, for a total of over $8.7 billion in sales. This only online, and does not include any sales in stores on those days. While the deals are…
 
Trip Six Complete!

Trip Six Complete!

EWB-DC recently completed our sixth overall trip to Cameroon during March of 2016.  Our amazing team included veteran travelers Angeline and Rob, and new travelers Aileen and Lina. This is the fourth implementation trip for the team, with one of the main objectives of continuing the pipeline installation from the water catchment area to the location of a future storage…
 
A Night Out With EWB-DC

A Night Out With EWB-DC

The Washington DC Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders hosted their 2nd Annual Spring Gala this past month in order to raise funds and awareness of the ongoing projects the organization has underway around the world. It was a smashing success, with fantastic attire and décor, all in support of a great organization focused on providing engineering to support to…
 
What We’re Doing More Than 6,000 Miles Away

What We’re Doing More Than 6,000 Miles Away

After four days of travel, our team arrived in Mbokop, where they are furthering project efforts with the local community. In total, they will have flown over 7,500 miles between three continents and driven over 250 miles in Cameroon to arrive at their destination. The travel days provided them with some wonderful experiences and opportunities. The team was able to…