DO Blog: Stories from the Golden Cup Day 9

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Today (Tuesday) was a beautiful day to ride from Canon City, CO, to Sugar City, CO, with very comfortable temperatures and a slight headwind. I arrived safely in Sugar City at 7:15 PM after riding 118.69 miles, according to Strava.

DO Blog: Stories from the Golden Cup Day 3

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Today on Day 3, I rode from Dubois, WY, to Jeffrey City, WY, with Strava recording 130.76 miles. The weather varied from sunny and hot to a mild rain (which was quite refreshing) to overcast and quite comfortable.

DO Welcomes Interns for Summer 2021

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Design Outreach’s summer internship program is in full swing. Qinan Zhou and Nick Carlson, DO’s new interns, are working closely with Principal Engineer Naja Robinson and Project Engineer Daniel Wang on several of our current projects, including building the test stand for a fourth-generation gearbox used in LifePump and designing the handle for autoLifePump, to gain some real-world experience in engineering.

DO Diaries: Day Seven

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Greetings from Malawi! Yesterday I had the opportunity to revisit Chikwangwala community after six months of the LifePump being installed. We had a few purposes to visit, including filming a new, short documentary-style video highlighting the before and after story of a girl named Cecilia, which we’re so excited to share once ready.

DO Diaries: Day Six

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Today we started off with a couple meetings at our DO office. The first meeting was with Pastor Gibson, who is a pastor in the southern providence of Malawi and is connected with the ministry Big Life. As DO, we’re continuing to build capacity with our Training of Trainers program and have been in talks with Big Life to train pastors who may be able to connect with communities and help maintain LifePumps in rural areas.