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Thanks for giving!

THANKS FOR GIVING GENEROUSLY TO MAKE AWB-SEATTLE PROJECTS POSSIBLE! Una Noche Peruana – March 31, 2015 Thanks to our generous donors and sponsors, our community raised $20,000+ to support AWB projects here and around the world! One third of the proceeds is dedicated to the Peru project, and the rest to AWB as a whole. 150+ wonderful supporters enjoyed fabulous food, drinks, and live entertainment throughout the evening. Our dedicated Peru team shared their successes over the past few years, and their plans for the future. Click here for photos from the event.   GiveBIG – May 5, 2015 Thank […]

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From the Board – The Deboche Nunnery

The question on all our minds – How have the recent earthquakes in Nepal affected the Deboche Buddhist Nunnery project and the Everest Biogas project? We are all struck by the devastation following the recent earthquake in Nepal, and it hit very close to home for our two projects there. Fortunately, our partners at the Deboche Buddhist Nunnery and Everest Biogas projects are safe, but the structures at Deboche have sustained substantial damage. Additional updates from Laura Rose, our Project Manager, and photographs from Deboche are available here. We will be working with them to support the long term rebuild process, so please […]

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Nepal Update

Nepal Update Our thoughts are with Nepal in wake of the recent earthquake. We will be updating this page with information about the Deboche nuns (our current project in Nepal) along with the next steps AWB-Seattle may take in supporting the long-term recovery efforts. We are happy to share that all the nuns from the Deboche Nunnery are safe, as well as those that AWB-Seattle is partnering with on the Nepal projects. However, the prayer hall has sustained “extreme damage.” Donations to disaster relief organizations We encourage you to consider donating to the American Himalayan Foundation to support disaster relief […]

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Welcome 2015!

Goodbye 2014, hello 2015! AWB News, Events, and Project Updates First and foremost, a big THANK YOU to all our volunteers and donors! We could not exist without your dedication and generous support. We look forward to another year of successes with your continued involvement!   _______________________________________________________________   FROM THE BOARD After four years serving as president of the board, Carter Woollen has stepped down to focus on supporting AWB projects through his current work on the community center in Uganda. Adam Stoeckle and Erin Feeney will now share leadership of the board as Co-presidents. We have an exciting year ahead focused […]

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AWB Launches a Refreshed Website to Bring in the New Year

AWB Launches a Refreshed Website to Bring in the New Year   We are excited to share this new, refreshed website with our amazing community of volunteers and community partners to honor the meaningful work we do here. We hope you will enjoy learning more about the ways we do our work, how to get involved and explore the incredible depth and breadth of projects AWB volunteers have worked on over the years in this new format.   A website is always is a work in progress and ours is no exception. As an almost entirely volunteer led and run […]

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AWB Peru Work Wins Global Public Interest in Design Award!

AWB Peru Work Wins Public Interest Design-Global Award!   On December 10, 2013, Ecole Spécial d’Architecture, Design Corps and the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network announced that six projects have been selected through a competitive jury process and will be presented at a public two-day global convening in Paris on April 18 and 19, 2014. The applications covered 28 countries and were very competitive with jury deliberations digging deeply into all six selection criteria: Effectiveness, Excellence, Inclusiveness, Impactful, and Systemic and Participatory.   Architects Without Borders-Seattle,  the University of Washington, and multiple UW students have built a long-term partnership with the residents of Lomas de Zapallal, an […]

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