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How to Build an Earthquake-Resistant Home: An Earthbag Construction Manual

March 18, 2018

The folks at Good Earth Global kindly prepared this guide for Engineering for Change’s members and readers. Please see...

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Achieving SDG 6: The Need for Local Centers of WASH Expertise (and How to Do It)

March 15, 2018

The goal: ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030. The task at hand,...

Rob Goodier

Five Questions with Ramla Qureshi, Founder of Women Engineers in Pakistan

March 1, 2018

Ramla Qureshi has seen firsthand the deep bias against girls and women studying STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering...

Rob Goodier

What Your Call-Log Says About Your Creditworthiness

February 28, 2018

Brenda used to sell curtains door to door in Nairobi, Kenya, but she dreamed of opening her own storefront....

Rob Goodier

A New Framework for Creating Meaningful Technology in Africa [Research Brief]

February 26, 2018

Is it possible that aid organizations hand out technologies to Africans that are actually tools of colonialism? And could...

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What We Can Learn from the Closure of SIMLab

February 19, 2018

Before the Social Impact Lab (SIMLab) closed its doors in January, its CEO Laura Walker McDonald published an honest...

Mayarí Pérez

Made in Guatemala: Clean Water and Nutrition Technology in Central America

February 17, 2018

Guatemala is a Central American country with great opportunities to innovate. Despite immense natural resources such as rivers, lakes,...

Rob Goodier

Five Questions with Dr. Kommy Weldemariam, IBM’s Master Inventor

February 13, 2018

Komminist Weldemariam is IBM’s first Master Inventor in the company’s African labs. Kommy, as he is known, owns 65...

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ICT in the DRC: Challenges, Solutions and Opportunity

February 10, 2018

Poor Internet access and a lack of electricity cripple startups and other commerce in the Democratic Republic of Congo....

Evan Thomas

Head in the Stars, Work on the Ground

February 7, 2018

The space program can provide valuable insights to engineers working on global health challenges. I am a professional emailer....


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