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 »

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 »