Engineers Without Borders - Denmark is a technical humanitarian organisation of volunteers that seek to improve the livelihood for people living in poverty. We collaborate with local and international aid organisations to create a better future.
Our work covers a wide field: We build schools and health clinics, We provide clean water and improved sanitary conditions, so that fewer children will fall ill or die from cholera or typhoid fever, bad toilet conditions and a lack of clean drinking water.
We are a non-profit organisation financed by contributions from members, and generous donations from private and public donors. Engineers Without Borders have 1.400 members whom support us and about 250 are actively engaged in our work.
Engineers Without Borders - Denmark is led by an board elected by our memebers. It consists of eigth members and a chairman. We have a secretariat in Copenhagen supporting our volunteers with proejct development, communication and fundraising.
Bent Michael Nielsen, Chairman
Erland Stubkjær Christensen, Vice Chairman
Vibeke Ackermann, Treasurer
Carsten Vilhelm Koch
Christina Berg Olesen
Niels Oscar Bay Jensen
Vanja Elizabeth Wylie
Arne Laurvig Palsbirk
You can also see all our policies or earlier versions of annual reports, financial statement and minutes at Downloads.
Some of the documents are in Danish. If you want to know more, feel free to contact us.
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