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.
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
Karanda Mission Hospital partnership with DO – made possible through your support! For too long, the Karanda Mission Hospital had to face the tough decision of saving clean water for its patients and turning away the needy in their surrounding communities or risking the lives of its patients and quenching the thirsts of their neighbors.
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
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
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