Trip 7 Success: We have a Tank!!

Trip 7 Success: We have a Tank!!

In February, EWB-DC’s Cameroon Team returned from the fifth implementation trip for the Mbokop Water and Health Project. Team members have now visited the Mbokop communities of Cameroon’s English speaking Northwest Region seven times since 2012! The current project is focused on constructing a water conveyance and storage system to provide clean drinking water to the village of Mangi year…
 
Panama Program Kicks Off Construction!

Panama Program Kicks Off Construction!

It has been a busy summer for the Panama Program – after several years of partnering with the community of Hato Rincón we’ve kicked off construction on a library and computer center! The community of Hato Rincón is located in the southern part of the Ngobe-Bugle (one of the most historically marginalized groups in Panama) territory and is home to…
 
Santa Clara Team Update: What’s Next for our Completed System?

Santa Clara Team Update: What’s Next for our Completed System?

This is an exciting time for the Santa Clara project! The team has been busy planning for a Fall 2017 trip to the Santa Clara community to complete monitoring and evaluation on the fully implemented water system (completed in 2012), which is fully operational thanks to a successful partnership with the community. The Santa Clara water committee is operating the…
 
Get Your Tickets for EWB-DC’s 3rd Annual Gala: March 24th, 2017

Get Your Tickets for EWB-DC’s 3rd Annual Gala: March 24th, 2017

On Friday, March 24th, the chapter will hold its Third Annual Spring Gala. The 21 and over, semi-formal event will be held at the beautiful Josephine Butler Parks Center in Washington, DC from 8pm- 12 am. The event will include an open bar with beer and wine, dancing, and a silent auction. This is our largest fundraiser of the year.…
 
El Salvador Post-2016 Trip Update

El Salvador Post-2016 Trip Update

Last September, EWB-DC returned to Santa Clara, El Salvador. EWB-DC was represented by Gabe, Eric, Iliana, and Jess, all of whom traveled to Santa Clara for the first time. The six day visit was the first trip to the community since early 2015. While the main objectives of the trip were to conduct monitoring and evaluation of the water system,…
 
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…