A school for Las Victorias
Nestled in the mountains of north-central Guatemala is a Maya village known as Las Victorias. The families there needed to expand their primary school to help lift their children and future generations out of poverty. The Central Ohio Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders USA partnered with the community to help design and build three new classrooms, as well as a new school kitchen. Photos ...
In San Pedro Puxtla, El Salvador, a steep rocky gully served as the only street for the marginalized Las Pilatas neighborhood. During the wet season, residents were disconnected from their town, making it extremely difficult to attend school, shop, or visit a clinic. EWB-USA COh partnered with the neighborhood, helping them design and build a proper street and drainage system. Photos ...