Engineers Without Borders

New Orleans

 

 Rebuild a rentable, multi-tenant dwelling that was completely gutted after Katrina

 

 Use green, environmentally-friendly materials

 

 Focus on the use of green and sustainable materials and practices

Thailand

 

 Build the Chiang Dao Thailand Hilltribe Heritage Center, which will consist of 10 buildings, a new well and sanitation system, and will impact an estimated 300,000 people from 12 different Hilltribes in the Chiang Mai Province near Chiang Dao

 

 Provide a boarding school for Hilltribe children who are currently unable to receive education due to lack of facilities

 

 Provide a museum to educate visitors on the culture of these people

 

 Educate locals on modern farming techniques that could potentially replace the current slash-and-burn technique which forces some villages to relocate frequently due to depletion of the land

 

 Increase the local income level, the lowness of which causes many wage-earners to travel to larger cities to find work, bringing social diseases such as AIDS with them upon their return

For more information about our projects please fallow the fallowing link:

 

ewb-iupui @ msn spaces