LadiesWelcome to the Vancouver Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders!

You are joining a movement of nearly 50,000 dedicated members across Canada who share a common drive to promote human development. EWB is NOT just for engineers. Our focus is to create opportunities for rural Africans to access clean water, generate an income from small farms, and have improved access to the services and infrastructure they need to improve their lives

Run to End Poverty - SVHM 2014

The date for the Scotiabank Vancouver
Half Marathon
has been announced - Sunday
June 22nd, 2014. EWB plans to participate
again as a charity, including having individual
runners, and corporate and social teams. More
details to follow closer to the event date.


Exec Committee Nominations

Interested in getting more involved with EWB?
Nominate yourself or someone you know for a
position on our Executive Committee. Learn more.

Events listing

All our events are posted on,
head on over there to find the latest!

Place cursor over content to pause scrolling.


Belinda Li - Malawatsanli - Jan 15 2014 - 11:56pm

For my 100th blog post, I decided to outsource the writing to my friend Godfrey (Check out his blog!). I added some photos, captions, and some comments in (blue brackets). Some things are just too good to imagine. Who would of that our tiny country, Malawi would have a spectacular table-top ...

Keep the Water Flowing

Belinda Li - Malawatsanli - Jan 21 2014 - 9:49am

I need to remind myself that less is more. It always takes more time to write something in two pages than it is to compose a lengthy and detailed report that thuds if you print and bind it. But it does feel like I don’t have much to show for hours of idea generating sessions, mock-ups, ...

Green Season and Getting Lost

Belinda Li - Malawatsanli - Jan 29 2014 - 9:41am

After 2 months of rain, Malawi goes from brown to green. Development workers coming back from winter holidays return to a country that looks completely different than when they left. Everything grows like a weed, including weeds themselves. Since I parked myself in Blantyre over the holidays I&#...

All the little fishies

Belinda Li - Malawatsanli - Feb 12 2014 - 2:05am

I’m writing a lot this week for work. This makes me not want to write much on my blog. So I will present to you photos of aquatic things instead. I don’t know the names of the fish here, but I name this one the blue zebra. Meanwhile what was going on above the water. Nothing much. They ...

Airtel or TNM?

Belinda Li - Malawatsanli - Feb 5 2014 - 8:30am

When it comes to telecommunications in Malawi, the key is redundancy. It is common for people to have more than one cell phone. Sometimes I see people juggling three or four phones. And sometimes I watch them try to manage to check all of them as one beeps, the other rings, and the person is ...

Place cursor over content to pause scrolling.

Latest Video