Building a Safe Space to Educate Guatemala’s Future Leaders

Ours is a world filled with inequality. But it doesn’t have to be. There’s proof the world over that education is key to leveling the playing field. What difference can engineers make in the global education story? In Engineers Without Borders USA’s work in more than 45 countries, a primary role for our volunteer engineers’… Read more »

El Cantil Bridge: Bringing Safe Passage to 13 Guatemalan Communities

Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) has been working in the Joyabaj municipality of Guatemala since 2005. Below, EWB-USA Fellows Benjamin Cook and Kerry Drake give a firsthand account of the logistics required to complete a vehicle bridge that will serve 20,000 people. To get from the capital, Guatemala City, to the municipality of Joyabaj takes… 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 »