The Gen4 Gearbox

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Many LifePumps experience more than 25 million handle rotations—in a single year! Designing a durable, long-lasting hand pump requires high-performance engineering.

4th Grade Class Funds A LifePump

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The following post was Ai??taken from an article published by Jackie St. Angel onAi??Rumson-Fair Haven Patch RUMSON, NJai??i??ai???Luck is on your side today,ai??? predicted Michael Dunnai??i??s fortune cookie. Dunn of Middletown who is a Seventh Grade student at Holy Cross School, won the cookie and other prizes at the Cardboard Arcade Day fundraiser for charity, hosted by the schoolai??i??s Fourth … Read More

Greetings From Zambia

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I write to you from deep in the bush in Mumbwa area, Zambia. Accompanying me is a journalist named Amelia, and a Design Outreach partner named Dina. We have had a couple amazing days here, though exhausting, but God is at work! We arrived at the Mumbwa ADP on Monday and were warmly greeted by nearly a dozen staff. After introductions, … Read More

Hundred Pump Project Brings Water to Thousands

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One Hundred Villages in Five African Countries to Receive LifePumps Columbus, OH (May 19, 2014) – Design Outreach (DO), a nonprofit humanitarian engineering organization, announces the launch of the Hundred Pump Project – an initiative that is bringing clean water to nearly 40,000 Africans who lack access to it today. DO, along with numerous Fundraising Champions and donors, is raising … Read More

Chikwina Project

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In June 2013, a team of our volunteers landed in Malawi to meet with World Vision national staff, scout sites for the installation of our LifePump™ hand pump, and meet dear people in Kanyamula and Chikwina. While in Chikwina, we were introduced to another WASH project (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene): a water distribution system connecting a natural spring to a water … Read More

A Look Back

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Six days into 2014, let us here at Design Outreach wish you and yours a Happy New Year! We have been eager to start this year and launch our 100 Pump Campaign – our pilot program intent on seeing thirsty people around the world get clean water.  World change is possible!  And we get to be a part of it.  How … 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

Design Outreach’s Central Africa Trip

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  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