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…
 
Support the Panama Program Reach Implementation Milestones this Summer

Support the Panama Program Reach Implementation Milestones this Summer

This June, the Panama program will send a team of travelers to Hato Rincón to continue work on our CREER project and make major strides on implementation. CREER, meaning “to believe” in Spanish, is an acronym for “Centro de Recursos Educativos En Rincón,” or “Center for Educational Resources in Rincón.” Through this program we are working with the community to…
 
Interested in working abroad? These former EWB-DC volunteers are doing just that!

Interested in working abroad? These former EWB-DC volunteers are doing just that!

Sometimes, Peace Corps volunteers end their time abroad, move back to DC, and join our Chapter. In those instances, we’re fortunate that our projects benefit from the amazing expertise these volunteers have learned while living and working abroad. But sometimes cycle goes in the other direction. Sometimes, our volunteers start on EWB-DC projects and then take on exciting opportunities abroad,…
 
Reach our Global Projects with the #GivingTuesday Global Movement

Reach our Global Projects with the #GivingTuesday Global Movement

In 2012, at the 92nd Street Y in New York City, a global movement started. #GivingTuesday started as a movement to harness the collective giving power of individuals, communities, and businesses to drive change together as we enter the end of the year and the season of giving. It’s a day that creates exponential change and allows for the individual…
 
Panama Project Summer 2018 Travel Update

Panama Project Summer 2018 Travel Update

Summer has been a great season for the Panama Project and Team! We had teams travel from June 9 through July 9, 2018 to finish grading, pour the concrete slab, and begin building CMU walls and columns. Over 4 weeks, the entire concrete slab and two concrete columns were poured, and roughly 300 blocks were placed. Weeks 1-3 were mainly…
 
Team 2018 Peru’s Post-Trip Blog

Team 2018 Peru’s Post-Trip Blog

This past August, 6 volunteers, Gabe Illingworth, Sean Jones, Damien Salgado, Iliana Quintanilla, Sasha Rao, and Sana Hussain, traveled to the highlands of the Peruvian Amazon jungle to assess the remote community of Shiringamazú. This was the first trip of many for the newly formed Peru team.  The team had been ready and eager to meet the community and learn…
 
Bon Voyage to our Peru Travel Team

Bon Voyage to our Peru Travel Team

Help support us by donating at the following link! Donate here Hi Everyone, Today, the Peru team has sent six travelers down to Peru for their first implementation trip. The rest of the Peru team members wishes them a safe journey and travels as they make their way to Shiringamazu for the first time.                    …