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Engineers Without Borders successfully provides clean water in remote Adu Achi

Engineers Without Borders successfully provides clean water in remote Adu Achi

October 28, 2014

In many places around the world, poor sanitation is not an easy problem to fix. But the issue kills far more people each year than warfare, according to the World Health Organization.  In places like Nigeria, for example, approximately half of its population of 170,000 million people suffer from defici...

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan rises to success on campus

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan rises to success on campus

October 21, 2014

Gai Nyok, graduate student in economics, remembers waking up one morning at 5 years old in the tiny village of Abang, of the former Sudan, with the sun still down and being grabbed by the hand by his older brother. “Ket,” his older brother exhaled. In their native Dinka language, it meant “run.” ...