Who We Are

Engineers Without Borders USA

Engineers Without Borders USA builds a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs and equip leaders to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. At the heart of EWB-USA is its commitment to communities: a true partnership is essential in order for the projects to succeed. Together, we identify and implement appropriate solutions that communities are equipped to maintain for years to come. EWB-USA’s vision is a world in which every community has the capacity to sustainably meet their basic human needs.


EWB-USA UMN: Our Mission

The mission of Engineers Without Borders – University of Minnesota is to partner with communities around the world and to improve their quality of life through implementation of engineered projects that prove environmentally and economically sustainable. Our goals are achieved through cooperation with each other, fellow institutions, communities, and mentors on the basis of commitment, persistence, and concern for the recipients of our efforts. We strive to uphold and advance our principles for international responsibility and look forward to applying the experience in our future careers.


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