Power to the People

Driven by a desire to help people in isolated communities, a group of students and a professor travel south of the border for a project that puts their engineering skills to the test.

The vision was to install a big power system in a community that has few resources to help their people achieve higher education

Students visit to esime
Solar Oxen Cart

San Juan Teitpac

A typewriter on a desk

The schools in San Juan Teitpac

Mexico 2015

Student putting together solar panels
Students mounting solar panels

“When those computers got turned on for the first time, the screen savers mesmerized them. Seeing their text come up on the screen as they typed, that was thrilling enough for them.” — Ted Nye

New laptops
Students dancing traditional mexican dances

Where to next?

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