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Sponsors and Partners

Through the support of our committed partners, DHE has provided extensive hands-on educational opportunities both on campus and abroad. Both monetary donations and professional expertise have played an integral role in our success.

DHE would like to thank the following businesses and organizations for their assistance with our projects.


Our partners provide logistical, technical, or advisory support for our organization. If you are interested in collaborating with DHE, send us an email and a member of our team will be in touch.

Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and operates a single unified Department of Engineering Sciences. Research is advancing innovation in three focus areas: engineering in medicine; energy technologies; and complex systems.

The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding offers an interdisciplinary minor in International Studies, where students explore the interplay between global and local processes by studying the systems – political, economic, social and cultural – that govern human interactions. Dickey student programs thrive outside the classroom too. The Dickey Center also supports several student-run organizations.

The Jane Goodall Institute is a global nonprofit that empowers people to make a difference for all living things. Our work builds on Dr. Goodall’s scientific work and her humanitarian vision.

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to fighting poverty and social injustice. In fiscal year 2010, CARE worked in 87 countries around the world, supporting 905 poverty-fighting projects to reach more than 82 million people, over half of whom are women. Underpinning all our work is a commitment to using evidence-based policy advocacy to address underlying causes of poverty, such as poor governance, gender inequity, and economic and social exclusion.

The Ministry of Infrastructure of the Republic of Rwanda aims to “to ensure the sustainable development of infrastructure and contribute to economic growth with a view to enhancing the quality of life of the population.”

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. It does so through science, global conservation, education and the management of the world’s largest system of urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo. Together these activities change attitudes towards nature and help people imagine wildlife and humans living in harmony.

e.quinox is a students’ initiative started at Imperial College London that aims to bridge the gap between the classroom and the real world, by bringing cost-effective renewable energy solutions to developing countries. The organization is led by a team of Imperial College electrical engineering students, but also consists of several other academics and personnel within the University, Rwanda and around the world.

The University of Dar es Salaam is dedicated to the unrelenting pursuit of scholarly and strategic research, education, training and public service directed at attainment of equitable and sustainable socio-economic development of Tanzania and the rest of Africa.

The Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) is Rwanda’s first public technological institute of higher learning. It came into existence as a UNDP project on November 1st, 1997 with a clear mandate to produce technical, scientific, graduates of high caliber. KIST opened with a major degree program in engineering.

The Tuck School of Business, one of three professional schools of Dartmouth College, was founded in 1900 as the first graduate school of management. Tuck’s overarching goals are to provide the world’s best educational preparation for a career of business leadership and to support a faculty of acknowledged thought leaders who are also outstanding teachers. The Tuck School serves as home to the Tuck Center for Business and Society, which aims to apply business knowledge to community needs and world issues.


Our sponsors have generously provided financing or equipment for our projects. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, send us an email and a member of our team will be in touch.

The Institute for Electronics and Electrical Engineering (IEEE) is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE’s highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.

The United Nations’ Development Program (UNDP) is the United Nations’ global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. It is on the ground in 177 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.

The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) supports technology innovation and entrepreneurship in universities and colleges to create experiential learning opportunities for students, and successful, socially beneficial businesses.

The Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the sponsorship of educational events, seminars, and lecture series on topics such as human development and potential, business and management in order to foster positive change on personal, organizational, community and global levels.

The Dartmouth Class of 1980 recognizes students and organizations who best represent the College and the community through a combination of academic achievements and community involvement.

The Rockdale Foundation was founded by Bob Patillo, a real estate developer, and his wife Katy in 1994. The Foundation provides grants to microfinance institutions (MFIs). Grants are typically between USD 30,000 and USD 300,000 for a term of 1 to 3 years. The Foundation has partnerships in Palestine, Jordan, Egypt, Moroco, Tunisia, and with organizations that work in the Arab region.

The Byrne Foundation gives gifts of support to cover operating costs for a variety of organizations.

Dartmouth Investment and Philanthropy Program is an entirely student-run organization at Dartmouth that invests over $350,000 in equities markets and donates its proceeds to charitable causes on campus and throughout the Upper Valley.