Category Archives: ESW’s Experience

Panel Discussion and Safe Schools

Whether or not it was going to be successful in the long run, what struck me most about the Peruvian Safe Schools project was the focus on community empowerment. I think that too often foreigners come in with advanced technology … Continue reading

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Safe Schools in Peru – The importance of training

I enjoyed Matt Bussmann’s presentation on last year’s Safe Schools project in Peru. I was especially interested in Matt’s discussion of the training program that the team led in addition to their engineering efforts over the summer in order to … Continue reading

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Week 2: Learning from Past Examples & Breaking Into Our Own

Comments on Lecture: It was cool to see some examples of past projects and to hear from participating students in person.  I thought the example of developing fertilizer from urine/feces was particularly innovative.  I also appreciated the past students’ insight … Continue reading

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