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'''Engineers Without Borders''''s vision is of a world where every individual and community has adequate access to the resources, knowledge and technology necessary to meet their self identified human needs. We have the technology that can treat water to make it potable, manage waste so that it doesn't pollute, generate renewable energy and design processes that can heal our earth. Our task is to make sure that these technologies are accessible to all.
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'''Engineers Without Borders Australia''''s (EWB) vision is of a world where everyone has access to the engineering knowledge and resources required to lead a life of opportunity, free from poverty.
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EWB is a member-based not-for-profit organisation with 10 years experience in creating systemic change through humanitarian engineering. They do this by:
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*Working in partnership to address a lack of access to basic human needs such as clean water, sanitation and hygiene, energy, basic infrastructure, waste systems, information communication technology and engineering education.
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*Educating and training Australian students, engineers and the wider community on issues including sustainable development, appropriate technology, poverty and the power of humanitarian engineering.
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*Leading a movement of like-minded people with strong values and a passion for humanitarian engineering within Australia and overseas.
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Mission statement:
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EWB connects, educates and empowers people through humanitarian engineering.
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<p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:21px;outline:0px;line-height:1.5;"><u>Humanitarian engineering</u> uses a people centered, strength based approach to improve community health, well being and opportunity.</p>
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EWB envisions a transformed Australia where appropriate and sustainable technology is at the forefront of every engineers mind. We also perceive a conscious and concerned Australia that is a leader in the fight against poverty and an advocate for the rights of all people around the world.
 
   
Fundamental to this vision is our conviction that each individual has the ability and the responsibility to make a positive impact in the world.
 
   
''[This text was borrowed from http://www.ewb.org.au/about/?p=0.]''
 
   
 
==News and recent developments==
 
==News and recent developments==
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==Contact==
 
==Contact==
Email: [mailto:info@ewb.org.au info@ewb.org.au]<br>
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Email: [mailto:info@ewb.org.au info@ewb.org.au]<br />
 
Web: http://www.ewb.org.au
 
Web: http://www.ewb.org.au
 
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Revision as of 12:32, August 14, 2012

Engineers Without Borders Australia's (EWB) vision is of a world where everyone has access to the engineering knowledge and resources required to lead a life of opportunity, free from poverty.

EWB is a member-based not-for-profit organisation with 10 years experience in creating systemic change through humanitarian engineering. They do this by:

  • Working in partnership to address a lack of access to basic human needs such as clean water, sanitation and hygiene, energy, basic infrastructure, waste systems, information communication technology and engineering education.
  • Educating and training Australian students, engineers and the wider community on issues including sustainable development, appropriate technology, poverty and the power of humanitarian engineering.
  • Leading a movement of like-minded people with strong values and a passion for humanitarian engineering within Australia and overseas.


Mission statement:

EWB connects, educates and empowers people through humanitarian engineering.

Humanitarian engineering uses a people centered, strength based approach to improve community health, well being and opportunity.







News and recent developments

Audio and video

April 2007: Video showing the Solar Oven Workshop with many different models created by students for Engineers Without Borders - Australia

See also

External links

Contact

Email: info@ewb.org.au
Web: http://www.ewb.org.au

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