A New Perspective

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Dina Tayim recently went on a trip to Africa with Design Outreach. She shared some of her reflections with us, and we thought you would enjoy hearing about it too! It’s crazy to think our trip was only a few weeks ago. What an incredible experience! It makes everything I’ve done for Design Outreach so real. Seeing the end-user experience … Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Janet Bixler

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Recently, we introduced our new team member Jeff. Over the next few months, we want to take time to introduce our volunteers and partners who have made Design Outreach possible. Today, we would like you to meet Janet Bixler—proud mother of Greg Bixler. She has been a huge part of our fundraising success, and would like to share the impact … Read More

Meet Our New Marketing & Communication Specialist

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We recently welcomed Jeff Jackson, a part-time marketing and communications specialist, to the Design Outreach team. Jeff comes with a vast array of experience and a deep passion for serving developing countries. Our marketing partners at 212 Media Studios took a few minutes to get to know Jeff—and thought you would love to meet him too. Here is a glimpse … Read More

4th Grade Class Funds A LifePump

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The following post was Ai??taken from an article published by Jackie St. Angel onAi??Rumson-Fair Haven Patch RUMSON, NJai??i??ai???Luck is on your side today,ai??? predicted Michael Dunnai??i??s fortune cookie. Dunn of Middletown who is a Seventh Grade student at Holy Cross School, won the cookie and other prizes at the Cardboard Arcade Day fundraiser for charity, hosted by the schoolai??i??s Fourth … Read More

Reflecting on Africa

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I’ve been back from Africa now for just over a week, and I love sharing about the trip over and over with friends and family, including our DO family. Last Saturday we had a large gathering of DO volunteers in Columbus, where I was able to share what God is doing in Africa through us. It was a very encouraging … Read More

Greetings From Malawi

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We just arrived back to Lilongwe today after being in the field for a couple of days with very limited email access. It was a long journey, as we visited four different villages—three of which have LifePumps, and one that is set to get one. In fact, World Vision is anticipating the installation of 8 more LifePumps very soon. The … Read More

Greetings From Zambia

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I write to you from deep in the bush in Mumbwa area, Zambia. Accompanying me is a journalist named Amelia, and a Design Outreach partner named Dina. We have had a couple amazing days here, though exhausting, but God is at work! We arrived at the Mumbwa ADP on Monday and were warmly greeted by nearly a dozen staff. After introductions, … Read More

LifePump Installations Planned for October

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Design Outreach Team Journeys to Kenya, Malawi  Columbus, OH (October 12, 2014) – Design Outreach (DO), a nonprofit humanitarian engineering organization, is planning an October trip to Kenya and Malawi to install several LifePumps as part of the Hundred Pump Project that launched earlier this year. At the end of July, 28 LifePumps were shipped to Africa and were received by World Vision, … Read More

Hundred Pump Project Kicks Off at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

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Understatement alert: Today was exciting, even thrilling. It represents the culmination (to date) of so many years of work, of talking about Design Outreach, of building/testing/refining the LifePump and of developing friendships and partnerships that are resulting in something great. Today, DO formally announced that it is going to fund, manufacture and install one hundred LifePumps in villages across five African … Read More

Hundred Pump Project Brings Water to Thousands

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One Hundred Villages in Five African Countries to Receive LifePumps Columbus, OH (May 19, 2014) – Design Outreach (DO), a nonprofit humanitarian engineering organization, announces the launch of the Hundred Pump Project – an initiative that is bringing clean water to nearly 40,000 Africans who lack access to it today. DO, along with numerous Fundraising Champions and donors, is raising … Read More