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Engineers without borders - Netherlands
 
Our goal is to promote, teach and implement sustainable technical solutions in developing countries which can be successfully adopted by local companies. By doing so we believe we help to enhance people’s quality of life and the development of communities. ˧

We use the time of our engineers to improve life in developing countries by supporting local organizations, NGO’s and entrepreneurs with our technical knowledge. All our projects are based on a local request and include a business/social model. In this way we realize a long-term and sustainable impact. ˧

Example projects are drinking water systems, sustainable off-grid energy, development of smart apps or low-tech tools, set-up of small factories and enterprises. By participating in the projects, the engineers will develop non-technical knowledge such as how to deal with cultural differences, social impact, institutional models and entrepreneurship, which they also apply in their professional work.


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© the authors changed: December 10, 2016