Erica Lee, engineer and WFL project manager in Buenos Aires for 5 1/2 months during 2010-2011, has written a wonderful article reflecting upon the experience for the Ontario Centre for Engineering and Public Policy.

As a volunteer project manager for educational non-profit organization Waste for Life,
Erica Lee oversaw the implementation of a simple manufacturing process in a recycling co-operative in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The project’s most important deliverables were non-technical: social inclusion, democratization of knowledge, and access to the ability to alleviate poverty through strategic use of technology and entrepreneurship.

You can read/download the entire article by clicking on the link below.
Engineering for social inclusion in Buenos Aires