2017 #CleanWaterFast set for Sept. 28

Join Engineers in Action for the annual 36-hour #CleanWaterFast, benefiting families in rural South America. The #CleanWaterFast is a fundraising challenge where fasters (that's you!) pledge to consume  only water for 36 hours, and ask their friends and family to support their efforts by donating to their personal #CleanWaterFast webpage, provided by EIA.
Show your support for those who often face similar adversity in their everyday lives and grow your appreciation for a precious resource we often take for granted: water.     Sign up today for the #CleanWaterFast!
  • 36 hours of fasting in unison with EIA staff and supporters
  • Ask friends and family to support your challenge with a donation to your personal page provided by EIA
  • Rally peers to fast and fundraise along with you for the Group Challenge (youth groups, school orgs, coworkers, etc.)
  • Raise funds to be split 50/50 toward future travel with EIA as part of the Partner Challenge
  • Set up your personal page and start fundraising now
Participation is easy! Get started now by setting up your own online donation page, then ask your friends, family and colleagues to sponsor you using the handy resources we've provided with your personal page and at  engineersinaction.org.

More news from Engineers in Action:
Travel with EIA to South America this fall

Engineers in Action hosted a live info session last week, where Bolivian staff shared the in's and out's of traveling with EIA. Attendees learned about upcoming opportunities, the perks of traveling with EIA and much more. Watch now on engineersinaction.org by clicking here.

Volunteers are still needed for trips this fall! Be a part of the global effort to end water poverty, encourage healthy families and increase local capacity so that all people, everywhere, can flourish. 
EIA has an opportunity for everyone, no professional training required.  Join a trip today! 

Engineers in Action's 2016 Annual Report released

Engineers in Action's 2016 Annual Report was recently released, giving donors, volunteers and staff a comprehensive recap of EIA's growth and accomplishments in 2016.
Key highlights include an expansion into Ecuador and new programs that will further allow EIA to have a valuable impact on the lives of thousands in rural South America. To view the Annual Report go to  engineersinaction.org/ar2016 .

Update to EIA contact info

Update your contacts with Engineers in Action's new physical mailing address:

Engineers in Action
6910 E 14th St.
Tulsa, OK 74112

Wondering what we're up to? 
Here's a short list of some of our biggest priorities right now.

South America Operations:
  • Visiting Ancoraimes and Los Eucaliptos for implementation of baseline studies for UMCOR Grant 2017.
  • Trip to Calcha to dig an irrigation channel and install implementations.
  • Recruiting volunteers to help in Timusi.
  • Support B2P-Rutger University as they implement a pedestrian bridge in Pampa B.
  • Host B2P - Notre Dame as they evaluate potential pedestrian bridge locations and needs. 
  • Host EWB-Kansas University for their implementation trip in Azacilo-Colani.
North America Operations


  • Traveled to see projects in Ancoraimes and to evaluate new bridge programs near Colani
  • Traveled with IEMB (Bolivian Methodist Church) staff to observe WASH conditions and other needs at a Methodist school near Rurrenabaque and another in El Alto.
  • Met with lawyers and new FIEA Ecuador board members to continue our registration as an Ecuadoran foundation.
  • Met with new staff and partner organizations to initiate operations.
  • Traveled to eight new program communities throughout Ecuador.
  • Spoke at Libertyville, Illinois Rotary and Evanston, Illinois Rotary about our playground program.
  • Traveled to Tulsa to meet with donors and partner organizations and to attend a fundraising event
  • Continued to recruit EIA volunteers for Fall, 2017 and Spring, 2018 projects.