Engineers Inspire us to Dream Big

“When I grow up, I want to be an engineer.” That’s the statement you’ll be hearing from kids of all ages this Friday after they experience the premiere of the new IMAX and giant-screen film Dream Big: Engineering Our World. The film, presented by Bechtel in partnership with the American Society of Civil Engineers, takes viewers… Read more »

Farmer-to-Farmer Program: Engineers Boost the Longevity of Kosovo’s Agribusiness

In the summer of 2016, EWB-USA launched a new partnership with USAID in support of our Farmer-to-Farmer: Improving the Sustainability of Kosovo Agriculture program. This one-year program provides technical assistance from U.S. volunteers to farmers, farm groups, agribusinesses and other agriculture sector institutions in developing and transitional countries with the goal of promoting sustainable improvements in… Read more »

Meet Our Guatemala Deputy Director, Waleska Crowe

EWB-USA’s Guatemala Deputy Director, Waleska Crowe, is a bookworm and outdoor enthusiast who loves to spend time with her family. In the office, she focuses her energy on fostering strong relationships with EWB-USA chapters, communities and partners working in Guatemala. How did you first learn about and get involved with EWB-USA? I first became involved… Read more »

Repairing Hand Pumps to Restore Water to Drought-Stricken Villages in Ethiopia

Engineers Without Borders USA’s Engineering Service Corps began work in drought-stricken Ethiopia in June, and since that time has assessed 51 wells, 35 of which have been repaired. These improvements brought water to more than 100,000 people. Learn more below about EWB-USA’s December trip to  Ethiopia to continue this life-saving work. After volunteering for two… Read more »

Meet Our Guatemala Country Director, Steve Crowe

EWB-USA’s Guatemala Country Director, Steve Crowe, is an outdoor enthusiast dedicated to exploring the Guatemalan landscapes with his wife and kids. In the office, he focuses his energy on making our Guatemala projects the best they can be! How did you first learn about and get involved with EWB-USA? My first involvement was helping to… Read more »

The Pathway to a Financially Sustainable Organization

  The students of my chapter, the EWB-USA Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) Chapter, talk a lot about the sustainability of our projects. Sustainability means different things for each project type, and we focus on structural projects – vehicular bridges, footbridges, schoolhouses. We go over and over design alternatives that will make the structure as… Read more »