Bringing Electricity to the Last Mile

To date there is only 12% of Nicaraguans remaining without access to electricity, but, those remaining communities are situated in the most remote, and difficult to access, areas of the country. [...]

Become a Changemaker Today

After 10 years of working to empower Central Americans to lift themselves out of poverty through simple technology solutions, we are genuinely touched by our supporters who believe deeply enough [...]

Travel to Nicaragua on an Impact Experience Trip

At EOS International, we are passionate about transforming the lives of rural Nicaraguans. We host Impact Experience Trips, so we can share with you the hope, gratitude, and excitement we [...]

Matching Gifts

Your gift can transform a life for generations to come, and if your employer matches contributions, your donation will make double the impact! Hundreds of companies across the country match [...]

Double your gift through Give to the Max Day, November 16th!

This holiday season having clean water to drink, an opportunity to start a small business, and a light to study by means everything to those living on less than $2-a-day. If you haven’t [...]

EOS Reaches 250,000 Central Americans

We are thrilled to announce that our simple technology solutions have now impacted the lives of more than a quarter million Nicaraguans, creating a much-needed source of income for impoverished [...]

EOS Featured on the Social Entrepreneur Podcast

Wes Meir studied mechanical engineering at Iowa State University. In his junior year, he took a course with an international focus. He and his fellow students were challenged with creating a [...]

Travel to Nicaragua on an Impact Experience Trip

At EOS International, we are passionate about transforming the lives of rural Nicaraguans. We host Impact Experience Trips, so we can share with you the hope, gratitude, and excitement we [...]

EOS to Host Nearly 90 Students in 2017

As the summer begins to wind down and school resumes session, EOS is proud to have hosted university students from all over the United States as a part of their International Leadership Program. [...]

EOS Expands its Clean Water Initiative

Since 2011, EOS International has worked closely with Compatible Technology International (CTI) to implement CTI’s water chlorinator program throughout Nicaragua. CTI, a 35-year-old [...]

Introducing Karla Castro

We are thrilled to introduce our newest member of EOS’ staff in Nicaragua. This summer Karla Castro joined the team as the new International Leadership Program Coordinator. This new position has [...]

Become a Monthly Donor and Help End Poverty

Monthly donors are at the foundation for EOS International’s work. Monthly giving provides EOS with a consistent and reliable source of funding that allows us to plan ahead. In fact, these [...]

Our 2016 Annual Report

Take a look at all that we accomplished together in 2016! 2016 Annual Report

EOS Ovens Changing Lives

    Reyna Margarita Osorio García is from Waswali, Matagalpa. She has an improved oven that was installed in April of 2015. Today she makes bread from her oven and sells it in the [...]

A Journey for Water

Ceferina was aware that the microbes wreaking havoc on her small village of El Guasimal couldn’t be seen by the human eye. In fact, it is these microscopic bacteria, viruses, and parasites that [...]

Students Help Improve EOS’ Water Testing Capabilities

EOS has been working diligently these past eight years to provide Nicaraguans with clean drinking water, improving the health of entire communities. This year marks an exciting advancement in [...]

Move for a Better Future

Supporters from all over North America are dedicating their athletic accomplishments to help provide technology to end poverty for rural Nicaraguans. From running 5Ks to marathons to competing in [...]

EOS Accepted into a Latin American Accelerator

EOS International is proud to have been selected to participate in the prestigious Latin American Accelerator program through Agora Partnerships. The Agora Accelerator is an intensive four-month [...]

Universities of Minnesota and Iowa partner with EOS

EOS International was founded by a handful of bright and compassionate college engineering students who wanted to use their skills to give back to the world. While in school, EOS’ founders were [...]

Why We Sell Our Technologies

Emerging Opportunities for Sustainability (EOS) International is certainly not your typical charity. When EOS was started as a 501c3 nonprofit, we made it clear that we were committed to having a [...]

EOS Featured on The Shin Fujiyama Podcast

#18: HOW TWO ENGINEERING STUDENTS STARTED AN NGO IN NICARAGUA WHILE WORKING FULL-TIME–with EOS International Founders Greg Mcgrath & Wes Meier Two college buddies studying engineering–Greg [...]

A Look into Our Students’ Perspectives

For the past five years Iowa State University engineering students have been traveling down to Nicaragua for a month-long exchange program with EOS International. Read the impact that their [...]

In a New Light

Every night Enrique has to make a very difficult decision. He must choose between his family cooking, eating, and spending their evening in darkness or illuminating their home with a toxic, [...]

Students Return to Nicaragua

Year after year the Exchange Program at EOS International continues to grow. EOS has just wrapped up a month-long program where they hosted 16 students, facility, and alumni from Iowa State [...]

Announcing Our New CEO!

Eight years ago, EOS International was created from a collective vision to transform the lives of impoverished individuals through the creation of innovative, affordable technologies. Since that [...]

2016 United Way Campaign

It’s that time of year again to start thinking about your United Way Donation. If your company is having a UW campaign—please direct your donation to EOS International. Paycheck deductions have [...]

2016 Move for a Better Future

Move for a Better Future What if your morning run, afternoon walk, weekend bike ride, evening ballroom dance class or after-work pick-up game of basketball could raise money to help rural [...]

The Family Breadwinner

Not long ago Chepita Caballero was jobless and in search of opportunity. As fate would have it, EOS International was looking for someone just like her. Now she runs her own bakery and employs [...]

One Woman’s Mission to Provide Clean Water

Throughout my life, a couple of formative experiences engrained my commitment to sustainability and clean water access, and eventually led me to a six-month volunteer fellowship with EOS [...]

It is Much More than an Oven

Changing lives in Malpaso and El Tule   By Alvaro Rodriguez, Nicaragua Country Director El Tule and Malpaso are two neighboring communities located 14 kilometers down the highway from the [...]

It Takes a Partnership… or two or three

By Greg McGrath, US Director How does an organization with limited resources end up improving the lives of more than 150,000 people? By creating strong partnerships with other organizations to [...]

Recipes from Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Coconut Bread INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon melted butter 1 and 1/2 cups of water 1 1/2 tsp salt 2/3 cup granulated sugar 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons yeast 1 1/2 cups freshly [...]

Live From Nicargua – From Greg McGrath, EOS Co-founder

By Greg McGrath, EOS Co-founder and US Director A rooster crows. A dog is barking…incessantly. A man walks by selling mosquiteros (mosquito nets). It’s hot, humid, and there is no wind or breezes [...]

Live From My Country

By Alvaro Rodriguez, Country Director for EOS This is a dream come true. I have been working at EOS International for 5 years.  Recently I traveled to the United States and visited Minnesota and [...]

Living and Working In Nicaragua

By Dr. Gloria Starns, Iowa State University In the short span of 10 days last summer I fell in love with Nicaragua, not in spite of her nuances, but oddly, because of them.  Now, a year later, I [...]

Live From Nicaragua – Student Impressions

Take one Iowa State University professor, 5 engineering students, 3 Spanish translators and the 10,000 residents of San Isidro and what do you get? Lots of hard work, new experiences, practical [...]

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