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In June 2018, EWB-DK installed PV systems on 4 health clinics in Sierra Leone

About Engineers Without Borders - Denmark

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.


The Board of directors

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. 


The board:

  • Bent Michael Nielsen, Chairman

  • Carsten Vilhelm Koch, Vice Chairman 

  • Vibeke Ackermann, Treasurer
  • Christina Berg Olesen

  • Niels Oscar Bay Jensen 

  • Vanja Elizabeth Wylie

  • Arne Laurvig Palsbirk 

  • Rasmus Visby


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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.

Did you know...

 Cholera causes more than 100,000 deaths each year? - A disease often caused by contaminated drinking water