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Peru Trip 2 In the Books

Peru Trip 2 In the Books

Beginning August 10th, 2019, three members of the EWB Washington-DC Professionals chapter (EWB-DC) traveled to Shiringamazú, Peru. This trip lasted for 13 days and was the second assessment trip for this project. Commodiously speaking, the trip had three objectives. First, gather data. Second, understand the community’s water demand. Third, coordinating with community leaders to produce positive project status. The quickest…
 
A Busy Summer in Hato Rincon

A Busy Summer in Hato Rincon

Summer of 2019 was a productive one for the EWB Panama team and their partner community Hato Rincon! The team spent a total of four weeks in Hato Rincon, from June 15-July 15, sending down four groups that totaled 22 student and professional volunteers over that time. Our volunteers kicked off week one with a community meeting to introduce themselves and…
 
Bon Voyage Peru Team Trip 2

Bon Voyage Peru Team Trip 2

Travelers Kavin, Eric, and Chris ready to go! These are the voyages of the EWB-DC Peru Travel Teams. Its five-year mission: To explore faraway lands.  To build a better world through engineering projects that empower communities.  To boldly go where no one has gone before to assist communities in meeting their basic human needs! Please join us as we wish…
 

Open Positions at RK&K’s Washington, DC Office

RK&K, a firm founded in 1923 that serves both public and private sector clients by providing multi-discipline planning, engineering, environmental and construction phase services, has open positions in the Washington, DC office. Roadway Design Engineer/Project Engineer, Transportation  Construction Manager Water Resources Engineer  Rail & Transit Facility Project Manager Active Transportation Engineer Structural/Bridge Engineer Use the appropriate links to apply and…
 
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…