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 »

Recognizing the Hearts and Minds of EWB-USA’s Volunteers

The Heart Behind the Mission: True Value Volunteer Awards As we head into 2017, we are so thankful for our thousands of outstanding volunteers and their dedication to the vision and mission of EWB-USA. Because of their efforts, more than half a million people in communities across the globe have been impacted by the work… Read more »

Tackling Ethiopia’s Water Crisis with Partnership

EWB-USA volunteer Larry Bentley writes about partnering with Project Concern International (PCI) to tackle drought in rural Ethiopia. Note: this post was originally published on PCI’s blog. Clean water is vital. It is a key to a thriving community. I’ll never forget the exact moment when water started flowing through the pump and the Hale-Ale… Read more »

Hey, Members! Here’s What the New Volunteer Village Means for YOU

As we transition into a digital project process for EWB-USA projects through PAWS, we are also transforming and personalizing the EWB-USA volunteer experience one profile at a time. We have officially launched Volunteer Village — the premier center for volunteer interaction! Visit the myEWB-USA home page to begin exploring Volunteer Village. Volunteer What? Volunteer Village is… Read more »

Meet Our New Volunteer Engagement Director, Jaclyn Wilmot

EWB-USA’s Volunteer Engagement Director, Jaclyn Wilmot, is a dedicated Broncos fan with an award-winning chili recipe. In the office, she focuses her energy on enhancing the experience of EWB-USA’s nearly 17,000 volunteers. How did you first learn about and get involved with EWB-USA? I was looking for an opportunity to expand my horizons, stumbled on… Read more »

Are EWB-USA’s Regional Conferences Right for You?

Registration for this year’s five EWB-USA regional conferences is officially open! With 686 projects in 42 countries, EWB-USA’s regional conferences have become the place to find inspiration in the passion of your peers and guidance on the projects they work on around the globe. Unsure if these conferences are the right fit for your interests… Read more »

Engineering Service Corps Launches USAID Farmer-to-Farmer Program in Kosovo

EWB-USA is excited to announce a new partnership with USAID in support of their Farmer-to Farmer Program in Kosovo. 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 food security and agricultural… Read more »