Updates on our projects

Generous Donation from Harvard DRCLAS

April 25, 2017

We are delighted to announce that we have received generous support from the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS)! Their funding will go towards the cost of materials and transportation for our trip to the Dominican Republic this summer.

EWB-USA's Spring 2017 Photo Contest

April 24, 2017

Harvard EWB wins Third Place in EWB-USA's Spring 2017 Photo Contest! We are honored to contribute to EWB’s mission through work in the field, and to have this opportunity to underscore the importance of giving to communities around the world.

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Update on Nectar Grant

April 17, 2017

Grants received by the chapter are distributed between the chapter’s two current projects. For this calendar year, we have received grants from the following sponsors:

  • Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences - $12,000
  • Harvard Office for Sustainability- $5,000
  • Engineers Without Borders USA - $8,000
In addition, we have raised $9,615 during a winter fundraiser.
The chapter seeks to raise a total of $ 63,075 to facilitate implementation trips to Los Sanchez, Dominican Republic and Mkutani, Tanzania this coming summer 2017.
To donate and support these projects, please click here. Also, please see our sponsorship packet(pdf) below:

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Project Update- The Mkutani Team

March 29, 2017

" The Mkutani team submitted their latrine and teacher housing pre-tip implementation plans along with their construction safety plan! Over 150 pages of Mkutani content is now under EWB-USA review. "

- Nicole Trenchard, Project Lead Mkutani Team



Project Update- The Los Sachez Team

February 22, 2017

The Los Sanchez project has had a busy semester preparing for their upcoming construction trip in August. So far this year, they have finished a detailed analysis of possible designs for the water system.


Acknowledgement - EWB Grants and Fundraisers.

February 28, 2017

Grants received by the chapter are distributed between the chapter’s two current projects. Thus far, the chapter’s main source of revenue has been grants from Harvard University. This year, they have strengthened their relationship with larger funding sources like the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the Phillips Brooks House Center for Public Service and Engaged Scholarship, and the Harvard Global Health Institute. They have been awarded one $8,000 and one $4,000 grant from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and $5,000 from the Harvard Office for Sustainability. In addition, they have raised $8,615 during a winter fundraiser.

EWB Club update- New Board Appointed!

February 26, 2017

Presidents
Designation: Board
Appointed: Eshaan Patheria and Victor Yang
E-mail: epatheria@college.harvard.edu; vyang@college.harvard.edu

The Committee members:

  • Programming: Sarah Welsh (Board), Tatheer Adnan, Sean Park and Andrew Yang
  • Fundraising: Lyra Wanzer (Board), Vivian Fernandez (Board), Tyler Moulton (Executive), Yonatan Girma and Sophie Pesek
  • Media: Billy Koech (Executive) and Anisha Dok