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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…
 
When your project literally isn’t even on the map

When your project literally isn’t even on the map

One of the (many) challenges to starting a new project is visiting a country that often none of the team members have been to before. Many of the small villages EWB tends to work with are, quite literally, not even on the map, so teams do not have the luxury of Googling for places to eat and sleep. Having reliable…
 
Fundraising in a cashless society

Fundraising in a cashless society

Here in the US we live in an increasingly cashless society. While this undoubtedly hits subway musicians and coffee baristas hardest, the days of donation jars at grocery store checkout counters are also numbered. Of course technology gives what technology takes away. A new start-up called DipJar¬†has come out with a product of the same name that, although intended…