Engineers Without Borders Denmark is a technical humanitarian organization that, through the vision “Building a better tomorrow” seeks to re-establish life-preserving measures for people in need. We provide water and housing for people fleeing from war - and electricity, so that doctors and nurses can save victims in emergency areas. Our engagement last after the disaster has ended, and more sustainable solutions are needed. Our work covers: WASH, food security, and participatory management of environment, sustainable energy and technical assistance in humanitarian crisis. EWB-DK was established in 2001, and is a part of Engineers Without Borders International. EWB-DK offers 15 years of experience in deployment of highly qualified technical skilled persons - both juniors and seniors.
Engineers Without Borders Sierra Leone is a non-profit, non-governmental, non-political, non-denominational voluntary development humanitarian engineering organization established in 2005 to partner with developing communities within and probably beyond Sierra Leone in order to improve their quality of life incl. recovery and resilience.
Dan Church Aid Nepal has been supporting development work in Nepal since 1980’s. DCA Nepal is working mainly to improve the life and livelihoods of the most marginalized communities through a more rights based approach. Focus areas are: Inclusive and accountable governance, Resilient livelihoods and Sustainable food security, Migrants’ rights, Humanitarian response and Disaster risk reduction. DCA-Nepal will as already certified as hosting organisation under the EU Aid Volunteer Initiative, seek to share knowledge and experience with the other members of the Consortium. Cross learning from DCA will form part of the methodology used in the training and of course in the mapping of the individual capacity and experience of each partner organisation within the Consortium.
Build up Nepal is dedicated to rebuilding and fighting poverty in rural villages. It was founded by a group of organizations and professionals with long experience in engineering, social business, management and rural development. Build up Nepal will seek to become hosting organisation in the consortium. Main role will be recipient beneficiary of project training and capacity building. Located in vicinity to DCA Nepal, it is envisioned that a strong local cross learning can be fostered.
Mavuno Improvement for Community Relief and Services has as main objective to improve the quality of life in rural areas of Karagwe and Kyerwa districts, Tanzania. The role of Mavuno in the project is to become hosting organisation and through hosting of volunteers to build local capacity to continue and improve its work in humanitarian aid. Main role will be recipient beneficiary of project training and capacity building.
Emergency Architecture & Human Rights main objectives are to produce local community centred buildings and construction processes, that utilize local materials, local workforce/volunteers in a collaborative, innovative and inclusive process. EA&HR has a volunteer base, which provides technical service to poor and vulnerable communities and third country partners. Main role will be recipient beneficiary of project training and capacity building
Engineers Without Borders Norway does not run its own aid assistance projects, but assists other aid organizations with specific assignments. It builds assistance expertise among its volunteers - Engineers, which it associates with the needs of the aid organizations in their projects. EWB-NO will be associated partner and hence seek to build strong ties under the consortium to other sending and hosting organisations. Main role will be knowledge sharing from its extensive experience with placement of volunteers in third country partner organisations.
Engineers Without Borders Sweden aims to support sustainable development in close cooperation with local partners by our volunteer projects abroad on engineering expertise and knowledge. Specifically, we focus on pre graduate education and gender equality, clean water and sanitation, affordable clean energy.
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Dorte Lindegaard Madsen
the average life expectancy in Sierra Leone is approx. 50 years - one of the lowest in the world