The team took a Pre-Assessment trip to Kachieng, Kenya in 2019. The goal is to provide a local community with a borehole for clean water access.
Sustain-a-thon is an annual event hosted by a colalition of engineering student organizations called Engineers For a Cause (EFAC). It is a weekend long event that promotes networking and hands on engineering skills.
This project works with an orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico in order to help the orphanage attain clean water.
We have come a long way by leveraging scholarship grants, crowd-funding, and the significant personal contributions of our members themselves. We conducted two pre-assessment trips to Tijuana (Mexico) and Kachieng (Kenya) in Spring 2019 – giving students the opportunity to improve their understanding of community needs, deepen ties with community members, and refine design plans. We completed construction of our Aeroponics system, and have made significant headway into prototyping our designs for international project implementations. We have recently expanded the organization by adding Project Fogcatchers, a student research endeavor, and Outreach Efforts both locally and virtually based. However as our projects have grown and matured, so have the costs. Insufficient funds have caused frustrating delays in projects we know our members can bring to implementation within a year – given proper resources.
Given our diverse and expanding membership of students eager to contribute – with enough support we can establish new projects to tackle a wider range of global issues and broaden the scope of our impact. Thank you so much for your interest and support. We would be honored to recognize your generosity at our many events, and hope you are as inspired by our members’ work as we are. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.