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Engineers for Overseas Development ( EFOD )
Our aim is to deliver projects which improve the health, hygiene, education and self-sufficiency of poverty afflicted communities
in a sustainable manner.
We are a Charitable Limited Liability company, founded by Ian Flower in 2000 to enhance the experience of young construction
We challenge our members to undertake development projects amongst some of the poorest communities in rural Africa
and provide them with opportunities to broaden their skills and experience.
April 2019 -
More details on the 2019 EFOD Cycle Challenge - Click here.
Kachumbala Health Centre 3 Maternity Unit in NE Uganda won a Fram3 World Award on Wednesday 20th February in Amsterdam.
Designed by HKS and EFOD Cardiff, built by EFOD South West Wales and Cyfle Building Skills using local labour -
Further detail here.
Latest news about the Zukuka Bora Coffee projectLink here
also the video 'story' on Geraint Vaughan's South View Productions website - the 'from "Crop to Cup" documentary'
Two more of our recent videos :
Ian Flower's thoughts & reflections
The 'Kachumbala' project
Both videos by Geraint Vaughan - South View Productions.
July 2018 - EFOD, HKS and Cyfle won the Chairman's Award at the Constructing Excellence Wales Annual Dinner for their work
at the Kachumbala HC3 Maternity Unit in Uganda. In June the unit had been honoured with TWO accolades at the
European Healthcare Design Awards and also the Emerging Engineers Award from ICE Wales Cymru for the team responsible
for its design and construction!
When the unit was opened it was front page news!
Ian Flower's Facebook post & a Ugandan press report.
EFOD West Midlands Group picked up the ICE200 'Shaping the Future' Award for their work at Kotulai, Bukedea, NE Uganda.