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Nation-building for Timor-Leste

Nation-building for Timor-Leste

Pictured: Gavin Blakey with the local Timorese crew drilling boreholes as part of the Dili Airport Redevelopment Feasibility Study. EWB’s engineering skills and in-country presence in Timor-Leste has been utilised to support an important nation-building project....

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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