Ilijan Buildup – Philippines


The inhabitants from the community of Gemelina are forced to carry buckets one kilometer (one-way) everyday to the nearest water point. Even though water is abundant on the island, access to it is not.

Nutcracker – Niger


Niger is one of the least-developed and poorest nations in the globe, according to the latest report on Human Development Index, UNDP. Two-thirds of the population lives below the poverty line, surviving on less than 1 dollar per day and hunger is a daily issue for many families.

Water For Sovu – Rwanda


In Sovu, Ngorero, in Northwest of Rwanda, there is a high incidence of WASH-related mortality due to lack of access to drinking water and sanitation facilities, and poor hygiene practices are prevalent.

Water for Oku – Cameroon


EWB-NL is working with local partners to tackle the problems regarding water supply in the villages in the Oku region and to get the local communities back in control of their water systems, so they can ensure they have safe water for consumption.

Pico Power – Togo


EWB-NL is working with the local organization JVE in Togo and the village community who requested our assistance and technical expertise in setting up an off-grid solar energy system and micro-grid as a social impact venture.

Nachali Girls Secondary School – Malawi


EWB-NL is donating engineering expertise to develop the Nachali Girls School project in collaboration with our local partner in Malawi. The project is located in the northern region of Malawi, the Karonga district, a rural area that lies approx. 650 km from Lilongwe, the capital.

Closed-loop Plastics – Nigeria


Our partner, Jos Green Centre (JGC), an NGO based in the Jos Plateau area, is a youth-driven centre focused on eco-innovations, social enterprise and eco-entrepreneurship. We partner to help reduce plastic waste and create added value products; creating a sustainable social enterprise and a circular economy model.

Circular Textiles – Kenya


EWB-NL partners with Africa Collect Textiles (ACT) in Kenya to help with the design of a textile shredder. The output of this machine will be used to make pillow fillings, thus providing an alternative to newly produced and imported textiles.

Closed-loop Plastics System – Uganda


Frustrated by the lack of waste management systems and the devastating impact of plastic waste, EcoBrixs was founded in 2017 in Masaka. Starting by collecting plastic waste in the backyard, it grew out to one of the largest recycling facilities outside of Kampala.

From Waste To Valuable Resources – Madagascar


There are around 700 tonnes of waste generated per day in Antananarivo, around 65 % remain uncollected and 35% goes to a landfill. Our partner, Mety, is working on establishing a waste management enterprise in Madagascar. EWB-NL will help with the initial pilot project.

Schools of the Future – Uganda


Statistic show that only 13% of the population in Uganda complete the secondary level. In the technical field, a field important for further development of a country it gets worse. In total, only 0,35% actually finish the tertiary education in a technical field.

Water For Sumba – Indonesia


Once a lush, green and tropical island, Sumba now consists mostly of dry savannah-like wasteland. As a result of forest clearance and repeated, anthropogenic burning for grazing and agriculture, the forested area of Sumba has declined significantly over the last century, reducing the durance of the rainy season from six months a year, back to three months a year.

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