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UMD Engineers Without Borders Ghana Project .

Padraic Gray (Baltimore, Water/Wastewater) and a group of students from the University of Maryland chapter of Engineers Without Borders (UMD EWB) Ghana Project team completed a trip to the Sumaman High School in Suma Ahenkro, Ghana over the 2016 Winter Break.

During this trip, the UMD EWB team completed the implementation work for a solar electric power system and completed an initial assessment for developing a water storage and supply project for the school.  These projects will help the school and students by providing a constant source of power to the school during the frequent utility outages and deliver safe and reliable drinking water for approximately 600 students.

Additional information about the UMD EWB program in Ghana and their involvement in other world communities can be found at