DO at the CMC

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  The CMC (Columbus Metropolitan Club) is a 501c3 that strives to connect people with ideas. They provide lunch-time forums of panelists and moderators discussing a wide variety of current affair topics.  Past participants have included Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Governor of Ohio. We consider it a great honor to have been invited to take part in the forum last … Read More

PR News: DO Joins the CMC Forum

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  [Columbus, OH, 08/03/2013] – Design Outreach’s CEO & co-founder, Greg Bixler will be speaking at the (CMC) Columbus Metropolitan Club’s Wednesday Forum, tackling social entrepreneur-ism in an event titled: “Product, Profits & Purpose”. Social Entrepreneurship isn’t just a buzz word, it is a whole new way of thinking about solutions to social problems, job creation, … Read More

A Malawian Welcome

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Last month, our Abe Wright, Thom Haubert, and Greg Bixler (above, LtoR) flew to Malawi to meet with leaders from both World Vision and the Malawi WASH team.  We wanted to discover where we could partner with locals and bring our LIFEPUMP to provide safe, clean, drinkable water.  Malawi welcomed us warmly. While there, we met Jordan Smoke (World Vision, … Read More

Design Outreach’s Central Africa Trip

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  Three years ago, we had a dream. What if we could design long-lasting, sustainable products to provide practical relief for the impoverished, co-citizens of our world? Design Outreach was formed and we turned first to water, strategizing ways to make clean water accessible. Strategy became PCP piping and hand cranks, refinements and US testing and finally, in February 2013, we touched African soil once … Read More

Greg Bixler at 2013 APTE Summit (Video)

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Greg Bixler, co-founder and CEO of Design: Outreach spoke at the 2013 Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship APTE Summit held in Columbus, Ohio last February 9, 2013. “But as many of you know, many of us speak the same language which is social entrepreneurialism…something we can all work together and solve these problems.” – Greg Bixler Find more details about APTE at http://www.aptesummit.org/ … Read More

Opportunities for Collaboration

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  Design Outreach co-founders, Greg Bixler and Abe Wright, and board member Henry Wava had the opportunity to meet with leaders from World Vision USA and Water4 last weekend and discuss opportunities for collaboration. It was a very productive meeting and it was incredibly encouraging to meet with others who have a desire to bring lasting clean water solutions to Africa. We are … Read More