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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…
 
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…
 
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…
 
Community and Commitment

Community and Commitment

In October 2014, on its second assessment trip to Hato Rincon, the EWB-DC CREER Panama Project had a very busy week of technical data collection, committee meetings, and coordination. Being the beginning of the rainy season, the team endured heavy rains each afternoon that were deafening underneath the corrugated steel roofs and drowning when out in the field. Every evening,…
 
CREER Panama Assessment 3 Recap

CREER Panama Assessment 3 Recap

The CREER Panama Program team recently traveled on their third assessment trip and had a very productive week. They spent six days in the community and were joined by representatives from their partner NGO, Health Empowering Humanity (HEH). While the purpose of the trip was to perform a site assessment for the energy and information and communication technology (ICT) aspects…
 
September 10, 2015 | CREER Panama Program Meeting

September 10, 2015 | CREER Panama Program Meeting

Please join us for a program meeting on September 10, 2015 at 7:00pm in SEH 4440 (Science and Engineering Hall) on GWU’s Foggy Bottom campus. For more information or to get involved, email panama@ewb-dc.org. Hope to see you there!…