STEM Changing the World: Engineers Without Borders

June 8, 2013 in News by Chris Singer

engineerswithoutbordersusaEngineers Without Borders is making a difference in the lives of communities around the world. This post will give you an introduction into this organization and how they are using STEM to change the world.

About:

EWB-USA supports community-driven development programs worldwide through partnerships that design and implement sustainable engineering projects.

Mission:

EWB-USA supports community-driven development programs worldwide by collaborating with local partners to design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences and responsible leaders.

Where They Work:

EWB-USA works with local communities and NGOs in over 45 developing countries around the world on projects such as water, energy, sanitation and more. EWB-USA maintains over 330 dedicated chapters in the United States and has touched the lives of more than two million people. You can find EWB-USA projects at this link: http://www.ewb-usa.org/projects.

Get Involved:

* Become a member.

* Join a local chapter. Oregon State University has a very active chapter on campus. In 2012, a group of Oregon State University students traveled to the small village of Lela, Kenya with the goal of helping the community gain access to safe water. Here’s the documentary they made below:

* Donate.

Contact:

* Website: http://www.ewb-usa.org/

* Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube