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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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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....

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Cristian Birzer

Service Learning or Voluntourism?

February 6, 2018

One of the biggest threats we face as engineers working in global development is not lack of funding, and...

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Jatin Nathwani

Empowering the powerless: Let’s end energy poverty

February 2, 2018

“Power to the people,” the activists chanted in the 1960s. The revolutionaries of yesteryear never dreamed of the scientific...

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Rob Goodier

Promising Prototypes to Watch in 2018

December 29, 2017

Prototype, noun: A first or preliminary version of a device or vehicle from which other forms are developed –...

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Rob Goodier

Where to Donate to Survivors of Hurricanes and Earthquakes in Latin America and the Caribbean

October 1, 2017

The year has been marred by extraordinary natural disasters. Flooding in south Asia has killed more than 1000 people...

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Kate Fogelberg

Changing the behavior of the development sector

July 13, 2017

When the development community speaks of behavior change, it usually refers to individuals doing something differently. Whether that is...

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Rob Goodier

Welcome to E4C’s Research Fellows of 2017

May 29, 2017

Our newest cohort has surprises in store for this second year of the Research Fellowship Program. This year, we...

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Kevin M Passino

Principles of Humanitarian Engineering: A Ten-Part Series of Mini Lessons in Design for Global Development

April 5, 2017

Welcome to the first in a series on the principles of humanitarian engineering. These digestible essays highlight points from the...

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Noel Wilson

How 3D printing helps solve big problems in design for global development

March 21, 2017

High expectations have been heaped on the role of 3D printers, but their place in global development can still...

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