Postcards from Africa

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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 Welcomes Kelly Williamson to the Board of Directors

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Design Outreach is pleased to announce the appointment of board member Kelly Williamson. Bringing extensive knowledge in the water industry, he shares Design Outreach’s mission to develop innovative technology to solve some of the worlds biggest problems. He’s visited several African countries seeing the global problem first hand, including with Design Outreach last fall.

Amplifying Hope

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An entire community of people was transformed because of a LifePump and the gift of music. The rural Malawi community of Yesaya Shumba had the ever-present problem of having an unreliable water pump that would either easily break or simply not draw any water during the dry season. The people of Yesaya Shumba would experience days or even weeks without … Read More

PR News: DO installs hand pump in Malawi

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  Design Outreach Installs LIFEPUMP™ in Malawi Villages Hand pump brings up water for drinking, sanitation Columbus, OH (Dec. 11, 2013) – A team from Design Outreach, led by volunteers Rich Arthur and Thom Haubert, has successfully installed the LIFEPUMP™ in a Malawi village to provide fresh water to nearly 700 inhabitants. The LIFEPUMP™ is the flagship product for Design … Read More

Two Roads in a Wood

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Robert Frost penned a poem in 1920 about a fork in the road and taking the path less traveled.  Sometimes we choose the path we journey in life for ourselves.  We deliberate and weigh the options before us, straining our sight to look down as far as we can, making the wisest choice.  But sometimes we don’t choose the path. … Read More