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Congratulations to DHE for having three papers published in Procedia Engineering this September! Check out and download the papers here: “Implementing Pico-hydropower Sites in Rural Rwanda” “Targeting Briquetting as an Alternative Fuel Source in Tanzania” “SafaPani: A House Electrocoagulation Arsenic Water Filter for Nepal and Other Developing Countries”  If you’re interested in learning more about Procedia […]

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Doing well and having fun in Kigoma!

Updates since the last blog post… As it turned out, finding different sizes of barrels in Kigoma was a bit of challenge. The only available barrels were standard full sized barrels. This meant that the Kigoma TLUD would have to take on somewhat of a different design compared to our Arusha TLUD. Instead of using […]

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Travel Team Keeps Grinding Away

Wow only 2 weeks left here in Arusha for the travel team! Big things are happening on the regular, and we have a couple things in particular that have happened since Sammie’s last post. With the help of our friend Bernard and some skillful hands at his workshop, we finished the first prototype of a […]

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Halfway Point!

We are now two and a half weeks into our trip, and thankfully spirits are still high!   It’s been a while since our last blog post (sorry!) and a lot has happened, including two birthdays and a good amount of progress.  We have now had meetings with EMORG, Upendo and have a meeting with Lulu […]

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Greetings from Peru!

Greetings from Peru! Our team arrived in Lima, Peru on Monday evening, and we have been off to a running start. Thus far we have met with four organizations: Practical Action, Turbinas 3HC, Grupo PUCP, and ProSynergy. Practical Action (Soluciones Practicas) is a UK-based international NGO which aims to reduce poverty by improving access to […]

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Off to Peru!

Tomorrow afternoon, four DHE students will be departing for Peru to assess two potential Hydropower sites, as well as to meet with three possible partners. The trip will last until the 19th of December and is meant to be the club’s introduction to Peru. We will be blogging while in country, and after  – to […]

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Reflecting on a fabulous summer

The team has spent these last few days facilitating final capacity building sessions and wishing the groups the best before completing our work this summer in Arusha. While we are nostalgic about leaving a place we have grown so fond of and many people who have welcomed us so warmly, we look back on an […]

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It is like Christmas in Tanzania

Times flies. DHE also flies. Last weekend (define weekend as Thursday to Sunday), we traveled to Kigoma by very shaky airplanes to visit the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI). This summer, Sarah and Pallavi from Dartmouth were working as public relations interns with JGI so we had a nice time catching up with them. For those […]

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DHE and Scientific American

DHE’s in the news again! The Tanzania travel team has been featured on Scientific American’s website, under the blog section. If you’d like to learn more, please check out the posting!

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DHE Presents to High School Students

Last week, DHE was able to welcome a group of St. Paul’s School summer programs students to campus. The group of students and program coordinators listened to DHE’s summer Hydropower Leader and summer Bioenergy Leader discuss their respective projects and DHE as a whole. After these presentations, Hunter van Adelsberg, the Bioenergy Project Leader, was […]

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