“I know what it is like to drink dirty water and not even know that it is dirty. When I heard about the work of Design Outreach from a good friend in the Delaware Rotary, I was impressed by DO taking the time to do God’s work in Africa, the innovation of the LifePump, …it is not a band-aid solution.”
Families in rural communities that don’t have a well or a water pump installed depend on rivers, puddles, or any other open water sources prone to waterborne diseases. Young girls typically hold the responsibility of gathering and carrying heavy water containers several times a day.
The last few days in Malawi and Zambia have been great – in Malawi we’ve witnessed the installation of 2 new LifePumps (in Mtenje and Chikwandawala villages), provided further Training of Trainers, started setting up our Malawi LifePump warehouse, and met with the Bwaila Rotary Club. In Zambia met with the local government and the NGO Living Water International.
Design Outreach Introduces New Virtual Fundraising Events During a year when many of our social gatherings and travel plans have been canceled and postponed, Design Outreach has created a fun and interactive way for us to explore the Lower Shire River Valley of Malawi—together! Our Life in Malawi tour gives you, your family, and friends an interactive and hands-on virtual … Read More
To fully operationalize the Malawi Field Office, we are working to raise the remaining $313,000 by the end of the year. Through the generous support of an anonymous donor, we can match every gift one-for-one up to $22,000! Join us in transforming lives by providing water and sharing the Gospel in rural Africa.
With the humidifier bottle project and other projects in the pipeline, DO is taking steps to address some of the most pressing problems affecting healthcare in developing countries.
Meet Monica, living in western Kenya, she like so many, struggled to get adequate water for daily needs. When she found a LifePump and the opportunity to have a consistent, trust-worthy source of water, she literally moved her family and built a new home near a LifePump. She expressed that everything starts with water: homes, health, food, healthy animals and time for education. She is building a new life thanks to the LifePump.
For the first time, communities surrounding the Christian Karanda Mission Hospital in Zimbabwe have access to reliable, clean water.
This month, Design Outreach welcomed Rhonda Davis-Comoretto to the team! Rhonda brings over twenty years of experience working with some of the most respected nonprofits at the local, state, national and international level, from COSI to the American Red Cross. We’ve loved getting to know her, and we’d love for you to get to know her as well. Q: What … Read More
It seems like just yesterday that Greg and I were taking our first trip to Malawi to learn about communities in need of more reliable water technologies and dreaming about how Design Outreach might be able to help. That was over five years ago! It is incredible to look back and see all that has been accomplished through our team … Read More