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Meet the 2018 Peru Travel Team!

Meet the 2018 Peru Travel Team!

Help support us by donating at the following link! Donate here On August 22, 2018, six members of the Peru team will be traveling to Shiringamazú on the initial assessment trip for a water system serving 400 people.  Shiringamazú is an indigenous Yanesha community located in the Central Amazon Jungle, about 300 miles northeast of Lima. At an elevation of…
 
What We’re Doing More Than 6,000 Miles Away

What We’re Doing More Than 6,000 Miles Away

After four days of travel, our team arrived in Mbokop, where they are furthering project efforts with the local community. In total, they will have flown over 7,500 miles between three continents and driven over 250 miles in Cameroon to arrive at their destination. The travel days provided them with some wonderful experiences and opportunities. The team was able to…
 
What the Cameroon team has been up to

What the Cameroon team has been up to

It’s been a while since we’ve updated here, but rest assured that the Cameroon team has been keeping busy! We’re just putting the finishing touches on our Post Assessment Report, which is required by EWB-USA, but is also a great opportunity for us to write down everything we did on our trip while it’s still fresh in our minds. Here’s…
 
Public Health & Engineering—What do they have to do with each other???

Public Health & Engineering—What do they have to do with each other???

By Andrea Lowe, EWB-DC Cameroon Public Health Subgroup Member In addition to water assessments, the Cameroon team will be conducting public health assessments as well. Why public health?? Well, since public health is the discipline of protecting and improving the health of communities, it is a perfect marriage with engineering projects designed to bring clean water to communities.  With clean…
 
And they’re off…

And they’re off…

Our first Mbokop, Cameroon assessment trip is officially underway…well after a few stops in Istanbul and Yaounde. Our team of eight is currently on their second flight from Istanbul to Yaounde and from there will fly into Douala. The EWB-DC chapter has sent a highly skilled group of engineeering professionals and public health students and has an ambitious agenda on…