Archive for 'March,2011'
Those of you who have been to the Altiplano region in Bolivia know what a difficult task it is to dig miles of trenches in the rocky Bolivian soil for a water system. It is slow, [...]
Biogas digesters are all the rage in villages of rural Nepal, but what is a biogas digester? …and how is it ending poverty in the village of Puranokot? A biogas digester is a simple technology that [...]
Failed water system in Andhikhola. Many years ago a humanitarian organization came to the small village of Andhikhola, Nepal to help them build a water system. In the end, it never worked. To Mana Suba Bhujel [...]
What did you read today? The newspaper? A street sign? Your bank statement? What would your life be like if you couldn’t read? “I took the wrong taxi because I could not read the route information.” [...]
Can you believe it? Now that the village of Chirixquitzac has completed their first project, with the help of DownEast employees, they are already anxiously planning to achieve their next goal. This is exciting news! A [...]
The internet – what did we ever do without it? With it we have access to information at the click of a button. What if rural villages around the world also had access to this information? [...]