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EWB responds to Timor-Leste floods

EWB responds to Timor-Leste floods

Last weekend, and in the midst of a COVID-19 lockdown, heavy rain caused widespread flood damage throughout Timor-Leste. Over 11,000 people have been displaced from their homes, and 30% of Dili’s residents are currently unable to access water, due to severely damaged...
Supporting partners through pandemics: Vanuatu

Supporting partners through pandemics: Vanuatu

In Vanuatu, the pandemic has meant we have had to alter how our Australia Volunteer Field Professionals support our work remotely, with a shift to strengthening the capacity of our local partners to design appropriate and sustainable technology solutions. EWB’s...
Water rehab for Mekong villages

Water rehab for Mekong villages

The Mekong River is the lifeblood of Southeast Asia. As one of the longest rivers in the world, it flows through six countries – including Cambodia, where it is home to thousands of people who live in villages not far from its banks. These communities access the...
Jumbo Jars ready for when the heavens open

Jumbo Jars ready for when the heavens open

Half of Cambodia’s rural population – more than six million people – lack access to clean water. It’s a combination of two main issues. One is climate change, which has brought about significant drought. The other is an unreliable supply of clean water,...
Seeking solutions to acceptance of female engineers in Timor-Leste

Seeking solutions to acceptance of female engineers in Timor-Leste

A new report aims to highlight the challenges and explore solutions to the barriers that female engineers face in Timor-Leste – of which there are many. Feto Enginhera was formed in 2014 to support the technical and engineering careers of women in Timor-Leste. Less...

In the workshop with FREO2

EWB established a partnership with FREO2 in June this year, aiming to further develop and scale technology for children and newborns who catch pneumonia or suffer acute breathing troubles – a key cause of death in developing countries. Over the past six months,...