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1-Line Electrical Diagram Example Document

This document provides an example of a 1-Line Electrical Diagram from a project in Guatemala.

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2012 Guatemala Closed Project Review

In the fall of 2011, an independent review was conducted of a sample of EWB-USA projects in Guatemala. This review was led by a professional member of EWB-USA and was performed by an NGO partner in Guatemala with assistance from select staff members who provided completed project reports and summary details of our current review… Read more »

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201​6 ​Rwanda Impact Review Report

Read the 2016 Rwanda Impact Review Report for insights into the impact have we had in the lives of our Rwandan community partners.  

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3 Impactful Minutes! – Agreements

This short webinar will provide clarification on which community agreement template to use at each level of project development in our international community programs.

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3 Impactful Minutes! – Program Summary (Logframe part 1)

This short webinar will define the key elements of a program summary: the goal, objectives, outputs and activities, which will be used in developing the program’s logical framework.

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4-in-1 Household Biogas System

The 4-in-1 Biogas system integrates a greenhouse, biogas digester, toilet, and pig/poultry pen. This report goes over how the system works, cost analysis, environmental impacts and its technical details. The report was done by reviewing the system’s implementation in two townships in the Liaoning Province in Northern China.

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501 – Community Application – Water Supply – Ecuador – Report Example

Example document for 501 – Community Application for an EWB-USA New Program/1st Project in Ecuador focusing on Water Supply. In support of our community-driven model and approach to community development work, we accept the 501 – Community Application for an EWB-USA New Program/1st Project directly from communities. The application can be submitted by one of the… Read more »

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501 – Community Program Application

This application is used to determine if a communities new program or project will be a good fit for the mission of EWB-USA.

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501 – Community Program Application Instructions

This document provides instructions and criteria for the Community Program Application (Form 501). Community members should carefully read this document before filling out a Community Program Application.

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501 – Instrucciones para la Solicitud Comunitaria para un Programa EWB-USA /1er Proyecto

Gracias por su interés en presentar una solicitud para iniciar un nuevo programa para la comunidad con EWB-USA. Por favor lea este documento instructivo antes de empezar a completar el 501 – Solicitud Comunitaria para un Programa EWB-USA / 1er  Proyecto. This is the Spanish version of the instructions to complete a Community Program Application… Read more »

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501- Solicitud Comunitaria para un Programa EWB-USA /1er Proyecto

Antes y durante la realización de esta solicitud, por favor lea las instrucciones de la solicitud. Las instrucciones son muy completas e incluyen información como por ejemplo fecha de entrega, tiempo de respuesta, criterios de revisión y la explicación de cada sección de más abajo. This document is the spanish version of the Community Program Application… Read more »

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502 – Chapter Application – Water Supply – Peru – Report Example

This is an example of the 502- Chapter Application to Acquire an EWB-USA Program for a water supply project in Peru.

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505 – Site Assessment Checklist

This evaluation tool was created by the Technical Advisory Committee and is an invaluable resource to projects.

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510 – Principles of Development

EWB-USA’s Principles of Development outline the organization’s 10 practices that ensure quality projects and educated global leaders. Read the English version: Principles of Development (510) Leer la versión española: Principios de Desarollo (510)

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510 – Principles of Development (Spanish)

This document is the Spanish version of the 510, which explains our ten principles of community development in detail.

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511 – Project Partner Roles and Responsibilities

This document summarizes the roles and responsibilities of EWB-USA’s project partners. EWB-USA projects are most successful when there is a three-way partnership among EWB-USA, the community and a local partnering organization. Each partner has specific skills and expertise, which, together, contribute to a more sustainable project over the long-term. Leer la versión española: Roles y Responsabilidades de… Read more »

522 – Post-Assessment – Agriculture – Mali – Report Example

This document is an example of a 522-Post Assessment form from a agricultural project in Mali.

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523 – Alternative Analysis – Panama – Water Supply

Document 523 – Alternatives Analysis Report Chapter: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Country: Panama Community: Isla Popa II (Sandubidi) Project: Development of Clean Water Source

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523-Alternatives Analysis- Cameroon-Water Supply

This document is an example of a 523 Alternatives Analysis form for a water supply project in Cameroon.

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525 – Pre-Implementation – Guatemala – Structure – Building

525 – Pre-Implementation Report Chapter: EWB-MSOE Country: Guatemala Community: Joyabaj Project: Chitom School Travel Dates: February 26 – March 8, 2015

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525 – Pre-Implementation – Guatemala – Vehicular Bridge

Document 525 – Pre-Implementation Report Chapter: Marquette University Country: Guatemala COMMUNITY: Joyabaj Project: Sechum Vehicle Bridge Travel Dates: 12/28 – 1/18

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525 – Pre-Implementation – Guatemala – Water Supply

Document 525 – Pre-Implementation Report Chapter: Jacksonville Professionals Country: Guatemala Community: Nebaj Municipality Project: Visibakvitz Water Distribution Systems Travel Dates: June 4 – June 25, 2011

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525 – Pre-Implementation – Honduras – Water Supply

Document 525 – Pre-Implementation Report Chapter: Jacksonville Professional Chapter of EWB-USA (EWB-USA JAX) Country: Honduras Community: Nahuaterique Project: Water Supply – Phase II Travel Dates: Trip 1 (April 4-12, 2014) Trip 2 (May 16-24, 2014)

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525 – Pre-Implementation – Sanitation – Bolivia – Report Example

Example document for 525 – Pre-Implementation Report in Bolivia focusing on Sanitation – Latrines.

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525 – Pre-Implementation – Water Supply – Kenya – Report Example

This document is an example of a 525 Pre-Implementation form for a drilled well and rainwater catchment project in Kenya.

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525 – Pre-Implementation – Water Supply and Energy – Report Example

This document is from a 525 Pre-Implementation form that includes an electrical pump design for a water project in Ghana.

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526 – Post-Implementation – Sanitation – Costa Rica – Report Example

This document is an example of a 526 Pre-Implementation form for a wastewater system and building in Costa Rica.

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600 – Health and Safety Plan – Part I – Travel Safety Plan (TSP)

The Travel Safety Plan (TSP) organizes and consolidates all health, safety and security information into a single, concise document that can be carried and easily referenced during travel. The TSP should be submitted with every trip report.

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600-Health and Safety Plan (HASP) Panama Example Document

This document is an example of a 600 Health & Safety Plan (HASP) for a project trip to Panama.

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604 – Medical Kit Contents

Checklist of all of the medical items that must accompany every project trip

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607 – Receipt Form

These blank receipt forms can be printed and taken on project trips to substitute for vendor receipts when vendors are unable to provide them.

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612 – Incident Report

EWB-USA strongly encourages the submittal of Incident Reports in an effort to improve safety measures and learn from past incidents. The Incident Report is to be completed for any health, safety, or security incidents(s) that occur during an approved EWB-USA project trip. The Incident Report should be filled out by the Health and Safety Officer(s)… Read more »

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613 – Root Cause Analysis

A blank incident report form for project teams to use whenever a health and safety incident occurs in the field. This document is to be submitted to the EWB-USA national office following an incident.

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615 – Letter of Support for Customs Purposes (Request Form)

This form is used to submit a request to EWB-USA HQ to obtain a letter of support for customs purposes on official EWB-USA letterhead.

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701 – Grant Policy

Overview of the EWB-USA grant policy for any chapter, individual, board member or other wishing to submit a grant application.

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702 – Volunteer In-Kind Travel Expense Form

If you’ve incurred out of pocket travel expenses of $250 or more and wish to deduct those expenses, you’ll need a tax receipt from EWB-USA HQ.

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706 -Donor Information Sheet

This form should be used when sending donation checks to HQ. Please fill out the spreadsheet, email to donate@ewb-usa.org, then mail a copy in with the checks.  

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809-Response to TAC Comments Tanzania Water Supply Example Document

This document shows an example of a chapter’s response to Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) comments.

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809-Response to TAC Comments Uganda Electrical PV Example Document

This document shows an example of a chapter’s response to Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) comments.

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902 – Acuerdo de Asociacion al Proyecto

This is the Spanish version of the 902- Project Partnership Agreement form. The Project Partnership Agreement document outlines the commitments and responsibilities of each party and is signed by all partners.

904 – PMEL Lead Qualifications

This document is intended to guide chapters in their search for a qualified Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (PMEL) Lead for their program. Potential PMEL Leads may also find this document useful to self-assess their suitability for a program. PMEL Leads are required for both professional and university chapters.

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905 – Program Logical Framework – Water Supply – Biogas – Uganda – Report Examples

This document is an example of a 905 Program Logical Framework form for a biogas and water supply project in Uganda.

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A Guide to Photovoltaic – System Design and Installation

A guide on photovoltaic system design and installation provided by the California Energy Commission. The purpose of this document is to provide tools and guidelines for the installer to help ensure that residential photovoltaic power systems are properly specified and installed, resulting in a system that operates to its design potential. This document sets out… Read more »

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A Review of Nepal’s Biogas Program

A report made after touring select Biogas installations around Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley. This report would be helpful to review prior to building a Biogas plant to see what potential problems might come up after a few years of use.

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A Simple Drip Line for Home Use

A simple, picture-filled guide for setting up a household drip irrigation system. In English and Spanish.

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Alternative Analysis Report

The purpose of the alternatives analysis is to document the thought process that the chapter should go through to determine which alternative solution is best for a given situation.

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Ambient E Coli Petrifulum

This scientific report details a project done in Cambodia and the Dominican Republic regarding EColi in the household water supply. They provide a more convenient way for warm countries to kill EColi.

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Analyzing a Water Sample

This document by Water for the World goes over the five kinds of water quality analysis. This is useful to verify the findings of a sanitary survey and suggest the level of treatment a water supply needs.

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Assessment – Post-Trip Report

The information gathered during the assessment trip is archived, presented, and summarized in this document.

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Assessment – Pre-Trip Plan

The purpose of an assessment trip is to gather sufficient information to allow the chapter to a) assess the economic, social, environmental and technical viability of the project; b) assess project sustainability- the potential for the project to last long-term; c) make a “go/no go” decision about continuing with the project; and d) enable future design and analysis… Read more »

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Assessment of Water Testing Techniques for E.Coli

This document gives step by step instructions on how to test for e-coli using a dip stick.

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Assessment Trips for Water Supply Projects Webinar

Planning on conducting an assessment trip for your water supply project? Watch this presentation to learn more.

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Barrel Composting Toilet System

Composting toilets can have a great impact on people in rural areas without access to clean sanitation.  They help to improve sanitation conditions by providing a safe storage for human excreta and at the same time they give people in rural areas access to cheap fertilizer to use on their crops. David Omick shows on… Read more »

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Battery Systems Operations & Maintenance

EWB-USA’s Energy Standing Content Committee has drafted operational and maintenance guidelines to assist chapters using battery power as a part of their project implementation. Energy storage via batteries is an expensive component of a project that can have a short life expectancy unless properly maintained. Proper maintenance will aid in making your project a long lasting success without… Read more »

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Biogas Construction Training Handout

A handout with general training on the construction of a biogas digester. It includes information about site selection, construction planning, construction materials, brick laying piping systems.

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