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The Ak’Tenamit community in Eastern Guatemala includes vocational middle and high schools, residential facilities, health clinic, farm, fair trade store, and restaurant. Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is partnering with Ak’Tenamit to improve community sanitation, water quality, and energy supply. The Ak’Tenamit Program is getting ready for implementation of Phase II of their Energy, Water Supply, and Sanitation project.
The Armenta Program is working on a water distribution project for the community of Armenta. Armenta, a community of ~ 2000 people in NW Honduras, is in need of a new water distribution system as their old system is damaged and insufficient for their growing community. Currently, the community receives water one day a week. This project focuses on enhancing water access through a storage tank and pipeline system. The project also includes 8 pipe suspension bridges.
Los Alas, one of four communities in the beautiful hilly underdeveloped northern region of El Salvador, needs access to clean water. The program was adopted from the Rice University Chapter and EWB-CPC is addressing the dire need for clean water in the community. The majority of community members suffer from water shortages, many going weeks at a time without running water. Donate to help provide dependable water to four separate communities. The project team needs funds to install a series of storage tanks and a conduction line. The Los Alas Program is preparing for their first Implementation Trip.
The Wema Children’s Centre and Highway Academy is an orphanage and school located in Bukembe Village, Bungoma, Kenya. The drought in Kenya has forced them to use contaminated water and it is causing health issues. EWB is implementing water harvesting, filtering, and distribution projects.
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The Chicago Eco House is a nonprofit with the mission of alleviating poverty with sustainability practices in Chicago’s impoverished neighborhoods. EWB Chicagoland Professionals is acting as a sustainability consultant by aiding in the design of rain-water, solar-powered irrigation systems for the Eco House’s urban farms. We are also working on getting the Eco House rocking and rolling with CAD software to use with their 3D printing business.