Life in Mbokop, Cameroon

It was my second time in Mbokop, and unlike the first time, I traveled there alone to this remote community in NW Cameroon. It hasn’t…

Laying the framework for Water and Sanitation Sustainability

Girls at Kakumbi primary school wash their hands at a tippy tap
Driving through the hustle and bustle of Lusaka, it is really hard to imagine that the vast majority of this country live in rural communities….

The Gambia, as I saw it

It’s very easy to miss The Gambia on a map of mighty Africa. The smallest country in mainland Africa is but a sliver of land,…

Lilayi Elephant Orphanage

The Lilayi Elephant Orphanage right outside Lusaka, Zambia, is one of only two elephant nurseries in Africa. Six young elephants currently live there, ranging in…

A walk through a Hospital in Rural Gambia

9-1 Dentistry
As part of Hand in Health and Books for Africa’s project to expand ICT in The Gambia, I had the chance to tour the Sulayman…

A traveler’s guide to Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka is so much more than just a city. It is a whirlpool that pulls anything and anyone that comes close to it – sending…

CREER – A Partnership between Rincon, Panama and EWB-DC

Three years ago, I traveled to the community of Rincon in the Ngöbe-Buglé Comarca of Panama to visit my friend Gillian, who was working there…

Traveling as a Volunteer

Interacting with Children is one of the best ways to Integrate with a Community
“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis…

Haiti – Three Years Later

Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti
I still remember that day vividly. I was in a rural community in Mexico, constructing a computer center with Engineers Without Borders. After two long…

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