Selected Projects Overview

Engineers Without Borders Sweden conducts and supports international projects based on engineering expertise, often in collaboration with local organizations. We aim to find technical solutions adapted to and respecting local know-how, culture and values.

Please contact us for more information, ideas, partnerships or support!
Email: project@ewb-swe.org

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Kolandoto Healthy Hospital

A collaboration between Kolandoto Hospital in Tanzania and the Swedish NGOs Involvaid, Engineers Without Borders and Architects Without Borders resulted in substantial hospital infrastructure improvements for Kolantodo Hospital. The primary objective of the project was the reduction of morbidity and mortality in the Shinyanga region.

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Build up Nepal

Build Up Nepal was founded after the 2015 earthquake which destroyed many homes, especially in poorer regions. This project created a manual describing the construction process for earthquake resistant houses. This enabling locals to build houses without having to rely on knowledge and help from others.

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Water Supply Chonyonyo

The citizens of Chonyonyo, Rukole and the area around have a very stressed water situation. Women and children walk several hours to reach natural water sources and the water is not of good quality. The aim of this project is to supply clean water to the villagers of Chonyonyo and Rukole and also to the Chonyonyo girls secondary school. 

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Computer for Schools, Cameroon

This project aims to improve education through a sustainable, cost efficient and energy efficient computer setup.

 
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SunPower Zimbabwe

For over 2 decades, FACE Zimbabwe has been running sustainable livelihood, gender empowerment, and community engagement projects. Engineers Without Borders Sweden recently partnered with FACE to install a 3kw solar system on the maternity ward of Rusape General Hospital.

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Wulugu Senior High School, Ghana

Together with Wulugu Senior High School, we have developed a sustainable toilet structure that separates urine, which instead can be used in local agriculture. The project aims to reduce the amount of open defecation to reduce health problems. 

 
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CCY School Tanzania

This collaboration aims to provide engineering solutions for carefully selected projects linked to one of the newly established schools and orphanage founded by CCY Tanzania.

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Zero Dropouts, Tanzania

In Tanzania, more than one-third of teenage girls drop out of school. Two reasons for this are the high-cost of sanitary pads and the menstrual taboo. Together with local actors, we have initiated a project to support the young women to stay in school. 

 
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Waccess: a water project in Cameroon

The village Tatum in Cameroon suffers every year from intense rain- and dry periods. During the dry period's harsh climate, the local water resources run short of water which has caused problems for the villagers. The goal of Wacess is to implement a stable water supply on an agricultural school in Tatum, that will last during the whole year.

 
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Solar System Cameroon

Together with Cap Zone Rural in Cameroon, we are installing a solar system to supply a girls school with clean and reliable power even when the grid is not functioning.

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Wind Power for Tanzania

With the help of local engineers, Wind Power for Tanzania is building Hugh Piggott turbines in remote areas, where there is an urgent need for off-grid electricity.

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Affordable and Sustainable Off-grid Solar Power to Rural Households, Tanzania

The main objective of this project is to develop a business model for selling solar home systems (SHS) to rural households, which can be used by local entrepreneurs and organisations to start similar businesses