Mines Without Borders

Colorado School of Mines

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Meeting Time: 6:00 – 7:15 PM
Meeting Location: McNeil 214


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Support Our Projects with Our Gold Mine Campaign!

Mines Without Borders has a crowdfunding campaign active on Gold Mine. All donations go toward benefiting and supporting our three projects. Help us achieve our $5,000 goal!

Save the Date! MWB is bringing back the Spring Benefit Gala!

Mark your calendars! On March 10th, 2023, Mines Without Borders will be hosting the 4th annual MWB Spring Benefit Gala. The Gala will include a silent auction, keynote speaker, dinner, and live music! For more information see our How You Can Help Page. Hope to see you there!

MWB Travel is Back In the Books!

Mines Without Borders is excited to support three travels teams this upcoming year. The Solar Team will kick off the new year traveling to Northwestern Nicaragua in January for the first phase of their implementation! The Water Team will also be traveling in January to Los Gómez, Nicaragua to complete the monitoring and evaluation phase of the water distribution project there. During Spring Break 2023, the Water Team will be traveling to Socavón, Nicaragua to complete the assessment trip for their new project!

About MWB

Mines Without Borders (MWB) partners with communities to design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences and responsible leaders. The organization is a student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB). By developing student leaders through these projects, MWB gives students, from all backgrounds, the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those around the world.

our Projects

Mines Without Borders engages in impactful, humanitarian engineering projects at home and abroad to serve underrepresented communities with collaborative and innovative solutions

Water Distribution in Nicaragua

Working with the community of Socavón, Nicaragua to bring them clean water for the first time with a sustainable water distribution system

Haitian Pump Project

Creating a reliable and sustainable supply of clean water in Haiti with solar powered technology

Solar Lighting in Nicaragua

Bringing solar powered light to communities in Northwestern Nicaragua to light houses without electricity after dark