Puerto Pando Travel Update August 2018

This summer a team of eight students and two mentors traveled to Puerto Pando, Bolivia to implement the second phase of the water distribution system. A surveying team began to survey from the current dam and worked towards the storage tank. A wooden stake was hammered into the ground as a temporary benchmark to survey…

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Erquiz Oropeza Travel Update August 2018

This summer 6 students and 1 mentor from EWB-S&T returned to Erquiz Oropeza (10 de Abril) to assess the current situation in community and gather more data. The team conducted a topographical survey, taking over 900 points, to gather pertinent data needed to design a water system in the community. EWB-S&T also took many pictures…

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Puerto Pando Preparing to Travel

After a summer full of hard work and preparation, our Puerto Pando team is ready to travel in just a few weeks! Sarah Smedley, the program lead, let us know what will be going on during their trip. “We will be making our journey to Puerto Pando, Bolivia on August 4th and will return on…

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Update on Challenge Grant

In 2017, the Houston-based Montana Cahill Foundation, led by OGS members and S&T alumni Peggy Cahill Montana, ChE’76, and Duane Montana, CE’75, awarded the largest gift in the history of Engineers Without Borders at Missouri S&T: a $500,000 challenge grant. To date, $350,000 has been raised in response to the challenge, much of it from…

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Faculty & Staff Talent Show

The EWB Faculty & Staff Talent Show is a great time for our students, faculty, and community to share in a fun-filled night to show off some of the lesser known skills of our teachers! Come out and support Missouri S&T, while also helping our chapter raise the money needed to send our students to…

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Nahualate and Paraje Xecaxjoj Travel Updates December 2017

This December 2017, the Guatemala team from the EWB-S&T chapter will return to Nahualate, Guatemala, to end a successful community partnership spanning ten years. In August of 2017, the team turned over the financial responsibility of the project to the Nahualate Water Committee. The project that was completed is a clean water distribution system which…

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Double Your Impact With a 1:1 Match

Two major donors have stepped forward to provide $750,000 in funding for EWB – a $500,000 challenge grant from the Houston-based Montana Cahill Foundation and a $250,000 gift from Missouri S&T graduate David Heikkinen and his wife, Ann. The Montana Cahill Foundation challenge grant is the largest gift in the history of S&T’s EWB Chapter…

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Nahualate, Guatamala Travel Update Summer 2017

This summer the team returned to Nahualate to participate in a community commencement  ceremony in which we turned over the financial responsibility of the project to the Nahualate Water Committee. The project is a water distribution system that includes a 430 foot well, 15,000 gallon storage tank, chlorination system, and 8 miles of distribution pipe…

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