Two students from the UW-Madison chapter of Engineers without Borders won a $22,400 award for their work in rural Haiti.

Kyle Ankenbauer, a civil engineering student, and Eyleen Chou, mechanical engineering, are working to construct a mini-hydroelectric power generator to provide electricity to a school, library and church in Bayonnais, Haiti.

They shared the gold medal Mondialogo Engineering Award, given out by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Daimler corporation, with students from Quisqueya University in Port-au-Prince.

Ankenbauer and Chou went to Stuttgart, Germany to accept the award.

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