The Howard University chapter of Engineers Without Borders traveled to Choimim, Kenya to expand the rainwater harvesting system and install water filters in the rural community located in the Rift Valley region. The volunteers have been working there for the last two weeks with Build the Village Kenya, a local NGO based in Choimim. Choimim is home to about 1,000 families with roughly seven people per household. Below, student install a 2,600 gallon tank that helps bring thousands of gallons of harvested water to the community.
Ade Akinsiku transports a 200 pound biosand filter to the Siwo clinic.Kerry-Ann Hamilton/Howard University