History

 

December 2016

A team of students travels to Honduras to continue assessment in Ocotal.

 

November 2016

EWB-USA Northeastern attends the Northeast Regional Conference at Boston University

 

A team of students travels to Panama to continue assessment in Las Delicias

 

August 2016

A team of students travels to Uganda to perform monitoring and evaluation on the Bbanda Distributions System

November 2015

A group of students travels to the Northeast Regional Conference in Syracuse, NY.

 

August 2015

Two teams of students travelled to begin assessments in the villages of Las Delicias, Panama, and Ocotal, Honduras.

 

May 2015

EWB-USA NEU sends a team of students Uganda and successfully commissions the first phase of the Bbanda Distribution System.

 

December 2014

EWB-USA NEU sends a team of students on the final implementation trip for the water distribution system in El Carrizalito, Honduras. On this trip, the students also completed the pipe bridge rehabilitation project in Los Planes.

 

November 2014

EWB-USA NEU sends a group of students to the EWB-USA National Conference in Reston, VA, where we were awarded the National Premier Chapter Award.

 

October 2014

EWB-USA NEU sends two students to the Engineers Without Borders International Conference in Panama. While there, they visit a potential future community partner.

 

August 2014

EWB-USA NEU sends a group of students to continue implementation of the Bbanda water distribution system.

 

June 2014

EWB-USA NEU sends a small team of students to continue implementation of the Bbanda water distribution system.

 

May 2014

EWB-USA NEU sends a team of alumni and one student to work on the implementation of phase 2 of the water system in El Carrizalito and the pipe bridge in Los Oreros.

 

The Uganda Committee’s professional mentor makes a solo trip to Bbanda to supervise the drilling of the system’s source borehole.

 

March 2014

EWB-USA NEU hosts a two-day spring ‘bootcamp’ attended by several EWB-USA chapters from the Boston area.

 

February 2014

EWB-USA NEU sends a team to Uganda to continue implementation of the Bbanda water distribution system.

 

December 2013

EWB-USA Northeastern sends a team of alumni to Honduras to begin implementation of El Carrizalito’s water distribution system.

 

November 2013

EWB-USA Northeastern attends the Northeast Regional Conference at Rutgers University, where we were awarded the EWB-USA Northeast Region Premier Chapter Award.

 

October 2013

EWB-USA Northeastern holds their second annual Bootcamp!

 

July and August 2013

EWB-USA Northeastern sends two teams to Uganda for an extended trip. Construction for phase one of the Bbanda water distribution system begins.

 

June 2013

EWB-USA Northeastern sends a small team of alumni to Honduras for further assessment in El Carrizalito and Los Oreros.

 

May 2013

EWB-USA Northeastern presents its third Year End Report at the Annual Donor Reception.

 

April 2013

EWB-USA Northeastern has a planned trip to Honduras, but it is canceled at the last minute due to travel restrictions. Students continue to work on design of the system in El Carrizalito to fulfill their commitment to the village.

 

November 2012

EWB-USA Northeastern attends the Northeast Regional Conference in Philadelphia, where the Honduras project is selected as an outstanding project.

 

September 2012

EWB-USA Northeastern holds the first annual Bootcamp! to introduce new members to the EWB and the project process.

 

August 2012

EWB-USA Northeastern returns to Bbanda, Uganda, to make final preparations for the water distribution system implementation.

 

June 2012

EWB-USA Northeastern presents its second Year End Report at its annual donor thank-you.

 

March 2012

EWB-USA celebrates its 10th anniversary at the EWB-USA International Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

December 2011

EWB-USA Northeastern sends a team to Honduras for further assessment of El Carrizalito, the “village in the sky.” The team also constructs a pipeline extension in the small town of Los Oreros.

 

November 2011

EWB-USA Northeastern returns to Uganda to gather information necessary for the smooth construction of a possible town-wide water distribution system.

 

June 2011

EWB-USA Northeastern presents its first Year End Report at its annual donor thank-you.

 

April 2011

EWB-USA Northeastern constructs and refurbishes three additional rainwater catchment systems on Bbanda’s elementary schools.

 

December 2010

EWB-USA Northeastern completes the water system of El Chaguite and begins its fourth and fifth projects in Honduras in the villages of El Carrizalito and Los Oreros.

 

August 2010

EWB-USA Northeastern drills two wells in Bbanda and completes a rainwater harvesting system.

 

April 2010

After a long absence due to political instability, EWB-NEU returns to El Chaguite and finishes the system.

 

April 2010

EWB-USA Northeastern travels to Uganda on assessment for materials supplies and to meet with well drillers.

 

March 2010

EWB-USA Northeastern is one of seven chapters named Premier Chapter out of EWB-USA’s 200+ chapters.

 

November 2009

EWB-USA Northeastern hosts the EWB-USA Northeast Region Conference at Northeastern University.

 

April 2009

EWB-USA Northeastern travels to Uganda to assess the village of Bbanda for a new water project.

 

December 2008

EWB-USA Northeastern begins implementation of the project in El Chaguite.

 

April 2008

EWB-USA Northeastern completes a full assessment of El Chaguite and continues an educational initiative in Los Planes.

 

December 2007

EWB-USA Northeastern finishes the Los Planes project and completes an assessment of the village of El Chaguite.

 

April 2007

EWB-USA Northeastern travels to implement the first phase of the water pipeline to Los Planes.

 

April 2006

EWB-USA Northeastern travels to implement their design in El Tecuán and gather data in Los Planes.

 

August 2005

EWB-USA Northeastern and EWB-Yale travel to Honduras to gather data in the village El Tecuán.

 

March 2005

EWB-USA Northeastern is approved for a water distribution project in Honduras.

 

Fall 2004

Two Northeastern students travel to the national conference in Denver, CO.

 

May 2001

EWB-USA is founded.