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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…
 
The Cameroon Team is Heading Back to Mbokop!

The Cameroon Team is Heading Back to Mbokop!

In three weeks, the EWB-DC Cameroon team will be heading back to Mbokop! This is the team’s fifth trip to Mbokop since beginning the project. In 2013, EWB-DC sent two assessment trips to Mbokop, Cameroon to begin working with the rural community to establish a water and health program. In early 2015, two implementation trips begin to implement a gravity-fed…
 
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.…
 
Cheers to a successful first implementation trip!

Cheers to a successful first implementation trip!

At the end of January, we welcomed back our first implementation travel team–Ashley, Rob, Gerritt, and Stephen! Rob and Gerritt were new travelers, while Ashley and Stephen had been to Mbokop on the first assessment trip. The team spent long days working hard with in-country partners from Peace Corps, HEDECS, and SIRDEP along with the local construction manager and Mbokop…
 
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…
 
These are a few of our favorite things…

These are a few of our favorite things…

Are you a last minute holiday shopper? Do you need a few gift ideas for your favorite EWB traveler? Are you an EWB traveler wondering what to squish in your bag and what to leave behind? Well, here is the EWB-DC Cameroon team’s list of our “favorite things”. This collection includes items past travelers found most valuable or wish they…