BORDA e.V. (BORDA Overseas Research & Development Association) is a German non-governmental organisation, headquartered in Bremen with regional offices in Tanzania, India, Jordan, Indonesia and Mexico. With a network of more than 100 local partner organisations, BORDA is working in 25 countries.

BORDA was founded in 1977 in Bremen as a charitable organisation with the aim to reduce poverty and improve the living conditions of people. Through developing, implementing and disseminating decentralised sustainable technologies and social measures for water, wastewater, energy, and waste, BORDA has for 40 years helped people worldwide access basic public services.

BORDA in cooperation with econtur carries out the weltwärts-Bremen programme and hosts most of the volunteers within their network.

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