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The Pongolapoort Dam

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  • Josh visits the dam near Jozini, which holds 2,500 million cubic meters of water
  • Jozini began as a town for dam workers, and grew since work finished in 1973
  • The water is used for agricultural purposes, though there is huge domestic need
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(CNN) -- Josh Macabuag is in Jozini, South Africa, where he will be working with the charity Engineers Without Borders (EWB).


EWB is an international organization that is committed to engineering for international development. It takes on building projects across the world to benefit areas in need of structural rejuvenation or renovation.

Over the course of the next twelve months he will be helping to build a new sports and leisure facility for the local community. Follow his experiences over the coming year in his blogs and video diaries. E-mail to a friend E-mail to a friend

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