E4C

 

Engineering For Change (E4C) is a dynamic and growing community of engineers, technologists, social scientists, NGOs, local governments and community advocates whose mission is to improve quality of life in communities around the world by facilitating the development of affordable, locally appropriate and sustainable solutions to the most pressing humanitarian challenges.

E4C’s approach is to provide a common forum for facilitating connection, collaboration, knowledge exchange and content aggregation with complete openness, transparency and accessibility.

 

You have something to offer! Post your jobs, awards, calls for papers and other opportunities to our Opportunities Portal

You have something to offer! Post your jobs, awards, calls for papers and other opportunities to our Opportunities Portal

 

ASME iShow 'Fan Favorite' voting begins April 5th

ASME iShow “Fan Favorite” voting begins April 5th

 

E4C Webinar:

E4C Webinar: “We can’t buy it, so can we make it?” Revolutionizing humanitarian aid through local making

 

The Roots and Implications of Appropriate Technology

The Roots and Implications of Appropriate Technology

 

Global development engineering in America

Global development engineering in America: How technology is easing poverty on Native American reservations

 

E4C Webinar: Mobile Data Collection - A New Frontier of Tech4Dev Research

E4C Webinar: Mobile Data Collection – A New Frontier of Tech4Dev Research

 

Earthship Biotectures Six Best Practices for Sustainable Architecture

Earthship Biotecture’s Six Best Practices for Sustainable Architecture

 

Hundreds of products for comparison in one place: E4Cs Solutions Library is live

Hundreds of products for comparison in one place: E4C’s Solutions Library is live

 

Promising Prototypes of 2015

Promising Prototypes of 2015

 

Meet the E4C team

Meet the E4C team

 

Micro-Power! Making An Impact on Millions One Home at a Time

Micro-Power! Making An Impact on Millions One Home at a Time

 

How to network your way into a new job

How to network your way into a new job

 

For protection from China’s air pollution, fund affordable filter design

For protection from China’s air pollution, fund affordable filter design

 

How to improve the adoption of innovative technology in developing countries

How to improve the adoption of innovative technology in developing countries

 

Ten appropriate technologies for homes and gardens

Ten appropriate technologies for homes and gardens

 

Ten human-powered machines that improve lives worldwide

Ten human-powered machines that improve lives worldwide

 

iShow spotlights three heavy-hitting innovations out of India

iShow spotlights three heavy-hitting innovations out of India

 

What are the ethics of humanitarian technology? Reflections on a successful HumTech2015

What are the ethics of humanitarian technology? Reflections on a successful #HumTech2015

 

Earthquake in Nepal: Where to donate

Earthquake in Nepal: Where to donate

 

Ten life-saving technologies for rural health care

Ten life-saving technologies for rural health care

 

Kariyammana Agrahara: Solar Lights Empower a Community to dream big

Kariyammana Agrahara: Solar Lights Empower a Community to dream big

 

How to build a solar-powered electronic circuit

How to build a solar-powered electronic circuit

 

How to build a solar-powered USB charger for phones and other small devices

How to build a solar-powered USB charger for phones and other small devices

 

Five questions with Joshua Pierce

Five questions with Joshua Pierce

 

Five questions with Yashraj Khaitan

Five questions with Yashraj Khaitan

 

Designing for climate change

Designing for climate change

 

Ten technologies developing countries are using now to adapt to climate change

Ten technologies developing countries are using now to adapt to climate change

 

Ten of the years promising technologies for global development

Ten of the year’s promising technologies for global development

 

3D printers may be poised to take off in developing countries

3D printers may be poised to take off in developing countries

 

How a microscope lens for phones might improve health and hygiene in developing countries

How a microscope lens for phones might improve health and hygiene in developing countries

 

Good products are designed well, but successful products are designed to sell

Good products are designed well, but successful products are designed to sell

 

The next generation of technology for disaster preparedness and relief

The next generation of technology for disaster preparedness and relief

 

How to build a two-room compressed earth block home

How to build a two-room compressed earth block home

 

Earthquake-resistant homes in Haiti merge new design with old architecture

Earthquake-resistant homes in Haiti merge new design with old architecture

 

Earthquake Resistant Housing

Earthquake Resistant Housing

 

Flood Resistant Housing

Flood Resistant Housing

 

Mobile apps for California’s drought, UK floods and India’s drinking water

Mobile apps for California’s drought, UK floods and India’s drinking water

 

Ethical 3D printing begins with plastic waste pickers

Ethical 3D printing begins with plastic waste pickers

 

Innovation must address the big social challenges

Innovation must address the big social challenges

 

World Maker Faire showcases technology that meets basic needs anywhere

World Maker Faire showcases technology that meets basic needs anywhere

 

Become inspired by three influential minds in Engineering for Global Development

Become inspired by three influential minds in Engineering for Global Development

 

Six global development engineers are honored in MITs 35 under 35

Six global development engineers are honored in MIT’s 35 under 35

 

Ned Breslin: thinking big about water supply

Ned Breslin: thinking big about water supply

 

Engineering For Change News Sheet – July 2013

Engineering For Change News Sheet – July 2013

 

A bike-powered poop pump is redefining low-cost sanitation

A bike-powered poop pump is redefining low-cost sanitation

 

Makers wanted: An inventor of a new hydro-power generator calls for prototypes

Makers wanted: An inventor of a new hydro-power generator calls for prototypes

 

How can rural villages manage mountains of empty plastic bottles?

How can rural villages manage mountains of empty plastic bottles?

 

Engineering for Change celebrates its 1st birthday!

Engineering for Change celebrates its 1st birthday!

 

Engineers expand collaboration to adress global humanitarian and development needs Engineering For Change

Engineers expand collaboration to adress global humanitarian and development needs Engineering For Change





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