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Health&Safety in EWB NL projects

Health&Safety is an important topic in our everyday life: we intuitively evaluate the risks associated with a certain situation, think how we can mitigate them and assess if the outcome is still worth it.   To carry out its projects, EWB NL Foundation has set up a formal framework with checklists and procedures to address […]

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Empowering people – sometimes just an engineering solution isn’t enough!

Working with different cultures is always challenging but most times is also incredibly rewarding! Ownership – Empowering People It has been some months now that Melchior Huijts has been working with the NGO Jeunes Volontaires pour l’Environnement (JVE) via EWB NL on a  small power plant in the village of Yikpa, in Togo – you […]

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EWB-NL: Arnoud Kramer, engineering in Paradise

Already over three months have passed since I returned from the remote village of Andavadoaka in Madagascar to work on a 60kW solarpark. As a 23-year-old mechanical engineering student, I do not believe there are many who can say the same. My name is Arnoud Kramer and although last February I was ready to start […]

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EWB-NL: Melchior Huijts, sustainable engineering

My name is Melchior Huijts, an aerospace engineering student from the Delft University of Technology nearing the end of his Master’s programme. Already for a long time I have wanted to use my technical mindset and skills for helping people to change their ways of living into ways that live in cooperation with the environment […]

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