DO Diaries: Stories from the Field; Guatemala Trip, February 2022

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Written by Abe Wright, DO co-founder and chief technology officer Editor’s note: The DO team recently visited four communities in Guatemala with field partner Water for Life. Here is a digest of DO Diaries: Stories from the Field compiled by DO Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Abe Wright. He was joined on the trip by Ray Ehrig, manufacturing engineer, and … Read More

Greetings from Malawi

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Greetings from Malawi, the warm heart of Africa—living up to its nickname with the people and temperature! We’ve had the privilege to travel with like-minded ministry partners who helped make possible much of the COVID outreach in Malawi. There’s been so much impact and thankfulness from the communities.

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.

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.