Catapult and Living Goods team up to develop a nutritional product for last-mile customers in Uganda and Kenya
In-the-field design research: using open-source iconography to inform and experiment with symbolic literacy.
Catapult coaches the Peace Corps on financing options for renewable energy technologies.
Peace Corps selects Catapult to design and lead a new training program for volunteers and staff in Costa Rica.
A “Manhattan Project” for green innovation? An update from the World Bank on our latest collaboration in Indonesia.
Help us identify key energy-related challenges faced by low-income Indonesians.
Most valuable company in the world? Lessons we can learn from Apple in the BoP product and service industry.
Catapult works with Simpa Networks to test “radical affordability” of solar energy systems to underserved markets.
Catapult travels to Tanzania to field-test handcart prototypes and learn from our end-users.
We’re off to Tanzania to glean first hand perspective of the contextual realities of our end user and landscape for the handcart project.
Catapult Design hosted Anza Technologies for a week-long design strategy session, getting the wheel rolling on their handcart project.
Catapult’s newest project with Anza Technolgies: a low-cost pushcart for rural Tanzanian farmers.
Purchasing and tracking energy usage in Africa’s pre-paid power systems.
Learn about our wind tunnel tests: the theory and set-up of the experiment, preliminary results, photos, and video.
Final notes and unexpected learnings from our assessment trip in Rwanda.
Latest on the Rwandan solar installtion and life in the community.
Catapult in Rwanda assessing energy and water needs with The Ihangane Project
Final preparations are under way for our wind tunnel testing at the NASA-Ames research center!
GOOD Magazine debuts a video on the Wind Turbine project as part of their Harmony series.
A quick look at how we are thinking about the cost target of the wind turbine from a price vs power output point-of-view.
Final preparations are made for two weeks of turbine testing out at Moffett Field
Testing at the whim of the wind — Tyler talks wind struggles, NASA-Ames plans, and illustrates our test setup
This last Sunday we cracked open the mold for our new stator based on a 200W design by Hugh Piggott, and this is what we found.
In an attempt to put some mileage on the Wind Turbine testing unit, a few of us drive up to Twin Peaks in SF…