USU Engineers Without Borders has a new team that deals with projects here in the United States Darianne Willey is the team leader and below she explains what the new domestic team is all about.
"Engineers Without Borders has recently opened up the domestic program in which teams can work with underserved communities in the US. Most prospective projects are with Native American reservations. We are exploring a potential project in southern Utah, where there may be arsenic issues on a Navajo Reservation."
“Being involved with a domestic team means that
students can help their fellow citizens attain the basic
things that we all take for granted. It’s easy to
understand that there are impoverished people in other countries that need help, but rarely do we realize that communities in our country need this help too.
These new projects allow us to make our country a
“For students that choose to join, they will find that travel costs are cheaper, and travel opportunities may be more frequent.”
“We are very excited to get this team rolling and sincerely welcome anyone, engineer or not, to join.”