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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…
 
Looking back at 2017

Looking back at 2017

2017 was another busy year for the EWB-DC Chapter! Each of our three projects achieved major milestones: The Cameroon team traveled to their project site in Mbokop in February–just before the start of the rainy season that runs from March through October. On the trip, the team installed roughly 600 meters of pipe to reach the storage tank, and completed…
 
Introducing the 2018 Leadership Team

Introducing the 2018 Leadership Team

EWB-DC’s vibrant volunteer group is led by a dedicated group of volunteer leaders elected each year. Before introducing the new team, I want to take a minute to thank the outgoing leadership for their hard work and dedication to EWB-USA, EWB-DC, and the volunteers that make the programs possible. The outgoing leadership team–Rob Horner (outgoing president who will serve as…
 
Build the Future this #GivingTuesday (and all week)!

Build the Future this #GivingTuesday (and all week)!

The days following Thanksgiving are bustling as people start to gear-up for the holiday season! Immediately after Thanksgiving we’re hit with Black Friday, Shop-local Saturday, and then Cyber Monday. So what happens on Tuesday? On Tuesday the world comes together for #GivingTuesday. Now in it’s 6th year, #GivingTuesday activates a global community of individuals to drive progress in their local…
 
Meet the El Salvador Travel Team!

Meet the El Salvador Travel Team!

On September 1st, four El Salvador team members head back to the Santa Clara Community to hand over management of the water system by getting the community members, water committee, and the EWB-DC team together to formally approve the hand off. EWB-DC has partnered with the community on this project since 2006, and the system has been operational since 2012.…
 
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…