Akhil Chavin

Engineering a better world: Students apply their knowledge through philanthropic groups

Oloo, Uganda, community members stand with the water pump that Engineers Without Borders has helped them construct.

In a small neighborhood in Nicaragua, numerous women and children die from smoke exposure in their homes every year. The combination of the open flames of their stoves and poor ventilation in kitchens exposes families to harmful substances as they breathe in carbon monoxide and other particles. Tech students have done what other organizations have tried and failed to do: they designed a cook stove that is cost-effective, sustainable and clean.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Subscribe to Akhil Chavin