Our Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

We connect, educate and empower people through humanitarian engineering.

Humanitarian engineering uses a people centered, strength based approach to improve community health, well being and opportunity.

Our Vision

Everyone has access to the engineering knowledge and resources required to lead a life of opportunity, free from poverty.

Our Values

In all the work that we do, EWB upholds its core values of community, sustainability, respect, learning and quality.


We are a community of people and organisations who share a common vision for the future. Through collective action and community-led change we will learn more, achieve more and have fun together.


We strive to address the immediate needs of our communities without compromising the needs of future generations. Along with our people, our planet is our most valuable resource.


We build relationships based on mutual trust and respect. We believe all relationships thrive on a two way sharing of knowledge and culture. 


We create new opportunities for learning and lasting change.  We have a passion for continuous learning and seek to embrace and harness new experiences, wisdom, ideas and expertise.  


We strive for quality, professionalism and excellence in everything that we do. We believe we can create positive and long lasting impact in the world.