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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…
 
Back from Mbokop after two weeks on site!

Back from Mbokop after two weeks on site!

Earlier this week, four members of the EWB-DC Cameroon Project Team returned from two weeks on the project site in rural Mbokop, Cameroon. This is the fifth trip the project has taken to the community. This trip included: Implementation activities for the current water system being installed, Assessment activities for a second water system to begin in another settlement, Community…
 
Women of Mbokop

Women of Mbokop

The travel team has safely arrived in Mbokop and met up with the NGO partners from SIRDEP and HEDECS who are joining them on the trip. Before leaving Kumbo (where they stayed last night) for Mbokop, the team purchased the construction supplies and food they will need over the next two weeks. After arriving in Mbokop, the team was treated…
 
Implementation Two is Underway!

Implementation Two is Underway!

Even though it seems like our first implementation trip just returned, our second implementation team is on the ground in Cameroon! Traveling on this team are Jonathan, Angeline, Ashley J, and Harry. Ashley traveled to Cameroon earlier in the week, and Jonathan, Angeline, and Harry joined her today. After leaving DC yesterday morning, they arrived in Douala, Cameroon this afternoon.…
 
2014: A year in review

2014: A year in review

This has been exciting year for the Mbokop Water & Health Project! This time last year we had just returned from the second assessment trip and the water and health teams were beginning to sort through all of the data that had been collected. Today we have complete designs for the gravity-fed Mangi water system. The designs were drafted and…
 
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…