Maji - Swahili for "water"

Dedicated and passionate Buckeye engineers from the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering participate in the Maji Marwa project. This interdisciplinary service learning initiative brings together students from across Ohio State and the University of Dodoma to solve engineering and development challenges related to providing clean and accessible drinking water to the village of Marwa, located in the Same district of Tanzania.

150
STUDENTS
1,000
ACRES SURVEYED
350,000+
LITERS OF ACCESSIBLE H20

Maji Marwa: LiveBIG

Ohio State’s Maji Marwa brings clean water and more to an African village: LiveBIG 2018-19

In their own words

Read first-hand accounts of Maji Marwa students' experiences in Tanzania.

 

 

COVID-19 UPDATE

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all previously-scheduled SRC student and staff travel to Tanzania has been canceled. We thank all of our student teams for their hard work in preparing for the trip and for their dedication to the task of bringing safe and clean water to the citizens of Marwa. We look forward to returning to Tanzania and resuming this important work. Please revisit this page for future updates.

Sustainable and Resilient Communities Maji Marwa Travel Class, 2020.