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Stories from the field – Vinicius Guim

Stories from the field – Vinicius Guim

Former Uruguayan President Jose “Pepe” Mujica was once described as the world’s poorest president. Serving until 2015, Mujica was known for his modest attitude on life; emblematic of his famous refusal to live in Uruguay’s Presidential Palace. These values of...

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On Yirrganydji Country with Dawul Wuru

On Yirrganydji Country with Dawul Wuru

Pictured: EWB Chair Gavin Blakey's Irukandji district badge from his time as a Cub and Scout in Cairns. Each year, EWB Australia partners with universities and a different community-based organisation to develop and deliver the EWB Challenge. First-year university...

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Stopping the spread of COVID-19 in Cambodia

Stopping the spread of COVID-19 in Cambodia

Pictured: A nurse at a quarantine centre in Preyveng province using the EWB hand washing station. By Hamish Clark The Engineers Without Borders Australia team in Cambodia have been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from the Cambodian government in recognition of...

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Valuing sanitation in challenging environments

Valuing sanitation in challenging environments

Pictured: Erakor Bridge Community resident David Kalsal, who has been a vocal campaigner for improved access to safe sanitation. Across the world, 3.6 billion people are living without access to safe sanitation.  For many communities, conventional, affordable and...

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EWB Board nominations now open

EWB Board nominations now open

In accordance with the EWB Australia Constitution, EWB is currently calling for nominations, to elect up to two voting members to our Board of Directors. Nominations close Sunday 31st October 2021. Being a Board Director allows you to contribute your skills and...

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Stories from the field – Daniel Pires

Stories from the field – Daniel Pires

The Amazon River contains one-fifth of the world's surface-level water. With two-thirds of the river snaking through Brazil, the sheer mass of water would appear to support a flourishing ecosystem and the citizens of Brazil’s sprawling cities. However, a mix of city...

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