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Trip 7 Success: We have a Tank!!

Trip 7 Success: We have a Tank!!

In February, EWB-DC’s Cameroon Team returned from the fifth implementation trip for the Mbokop Water and Health Project. Team members have now visited the Mbokop communities of Cameroon’s English speaking Northwest Region seven times since 2012! The current project is focused on constructing a water conveyance and storage system to provide clean drinking water to the village of Mangi year…
 
Trip Six Complete!

Trip Six Complete!

EWB-DC recently completed our sixth overall trip to Cameroon during March of 2016.  Our amazing team included veteran travelers Angeline and Rob, and new travelers Aileen and Lina. This is the fourth implementation trip for the team, with one of the main objectives of continuing the pipeline installation from the water catchment area to the location of a future storage…
 
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…
 
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…
 
First stop in Cameroon: travelers arrived in Douala

First stop in Cameroon: travelers arrived in Douala

The travel team has arrived safely and on schedule in Douala, Cameroon! This is the first stop in Cameroon on their trip. Rob, Gerritt, and Ashley met Stephen in Paris early this morning before boarding the flight to Douala. They successfully met Elise (a Peace Corps volunteer) and the driver at the airport with no issues. The team is receiving…