Engineers Without Borders

Antea Group Partners With Engineers Without Borders USA, Bringing Clean Water & Opportunity to Ugandan Women


Women in Africa spend 40 billion hours a year walking for water. For the women of Oloo, Uganda, this statistic was their life story. That is now a thing of the past, thanks to the efforts of Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA), Antea Group, and the local community. Find out how in this inspiring story from Antea Group!

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Helping to Bring Clean, Potable Water to Mkutani, Tanzania

Supporting Engineers Without Borders to provide a Tanzanian community with clean drinking water

Through its Engineers Without Borders (EWB) USA Grant Program, Tetra Tech supports projects that help communities in developing countries meet their basic human needs. The grant program provides funding to individual projects with which U.S.-based Tetra Tech associates are involved. The Mkutani, Tanzania, Water Supply Project, run by the EWB Boston Professional Chapter (EWB-Boston), was a 2016 grant recipient.

Bechtel Video | Safe Crossings in Kukibuye

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Watch as Bechtel’s Engineers Without Borders-UK chapter constructs a footbridge for a Rwandan village. 

The team worked with Arup and the U.S. nonprofit Bridges to Prosperity to design and build the 138-foot (42-meter) suspension bridge. 

DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World Opened Worldwide on Feb. 17

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Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, in partnership with film producer MacGillivray Freeman Films (MFF) and the American Society of Civil Engineers is supporting a new IMAX 3-D film, DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World. On Feb. 15, Bechtel and its partners hosted a World Premiere at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater in Washington, DC. The film was released on Feb.

Tetra Tech’s Deena Garland Highlighted in Woman Engineer Magazine

Using engineering to address global water challenges through work and volunteer efforts

Even as a child, Tetra Tech’s Deena Garland knew that engineering was in her future. Today she uses her degrees in civil and environmental engineering to provide access to clean, reliable sources of water.

Woman Engineer highlighted Deena’s passion for engineering as a tool for change in the “Safeguarding the Future” section of its Winter 2016/2017 issue. The article discusses Deena’s “ongoing dedication to education, outreach, and fundraising efforts to raise awareness about the global water crisis.”

Tetra Tech Announces 50th Anniversary Global Clean Water Fund Grant Recipients

Celebrating our anniversary by helping bring clean, safe water to communities around the world through EWB projects

On July 6, 2016, Tetra Tech announced the recipients of its 50th Anniversary Global Clean Water Fund grants. In honor of Tetra Tech’s 50 years of leadership in the water sector, Tetra Tech established a fund, in partnership with Engineers Without Borders (EWB), to  support programs that provide clean water for communities in need around the world.

Engineers Without Borders: Pouring into Peru

In partnership with Eastman Corporate Responsibility, the Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA) Tri-Cities Chapter is making a difference in Peru.
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April 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - A team of Eastman engineers recently travelled to Samne, Peru to assess existing water sources and initiative improvement programs.

“The goals of this trip to Samne, Peru, were to complete a full evaluation of the existing water source, to identify alternative water sources, build community relations and to initiate a safe water education program,” said Lindsay Hoggatt, chemical engineer.

Bechtel Renews Philanthropic Partnerships Supporting Education, Engineering, and Volunteerism

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RESTON, Va., January 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel today announced that it will continue its Signature Program partnerships with four nonprofits: DiscoverE, Engineers Without Borders (EWB), FIRST®, and JA Worldwide (Junior Achievement). The nonprofit partnerships are instrumental in helping Bechtel make a difference in communities around the world.

Mentoring Students, Providing Clean Water in Panama


AECOM Impact blog

AECOM's Scott Underhill, a registered professional engineer, shares his experience mentoring a group of students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York, as part of an Engineers Without Borders (EWB) trip to provide clean water in Isla Popa, Panama.

TransCanada Employees Return Home from Ghana and Share Insights

TransCanada employees Halabet and Pohlod make a positive impact in Ghana

TransCanada employees are passionate about volunteering in the communities where we live and work, and that passion for volunteering has taken two of our employees half way across the world on an international secondment in Ghana, Africa through a partnership with Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB).


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