Engineers Without Borders Kick off meeting for 2007
- I wanted to let everyone know about an opportunity to get involved
with a wonderful group called Engineers without Borders.
I will highlight that you don't need to be an Engineer to involved
(I am not). Please e-mail me if you would like to attend our meeting.
We are looking people to become part of our group.
The goals fall in line with many of our goals as Peace Corps
Engineers Without Borders is a non-profit humanitarian organization
established to partner with developing communities worldwide in
order to improve their quality of life. This partnership involves
the implementation of sustainable engineering projects, while
involving and training internationally responsible engineers and
The activities of EWB-USA range from the construction of sustainable
systems that developing communities can own and operate without
external assistance, to empowering such communities by enhancing
local, technical, managerial, and entrepreneurial skills. These
projects are initiated by, and completed with, contributions from
the host community working with our project teams.
Our meeting information for February is as Follows:
Join us for Pizza at the
Engineers without Borders
2007 Kickoff meeting
on February 1st
Location: University of Texas at Arlington
Nedderman Hall Room 601
Our Guest Speaker is Bob Walker the Executive director for Uni-Bell
PVC Pipe Association. Uni-bell is a international nonprofit
engineering association dedicated to helping people gain access to
safe sustainable water through use of PVC pipes.
We hope you can attend!
The event is free, but if you would like to make a small donation we
would appreciate it.
You can also donate at: http://www.ewb-usa.org/chapters.php?ID=839
Please pass this e-mail on if you know someone who might be
interested who is not a member of the Return Peace Corps Group.
If you would like to find out more about Engineers Without Borders
please visit our website at: www. ewb-usa.org.
Please e-mail me with questions at sgarvin@....
RPCV Honduras (2002-2004)
Dallas Regional Peace Corps Recruiter
EWB North Texas Chapter Treasurer