• “Catapult has a lot of engineering experience on projects for low resource conditions. Working with Payan was very helpful for us because he had a rapid prototyping site in Kenya. This allowed us to understand what was available in-country and directly test the device in pit latrines. People in Catapult are also easy to work with when development goals shifted. If there were questions that arose with deliverables or payment, they were resolved quickly.”

    Jocelyn Tsai
    North Carolina State University

  • “Catapult Design and Burro worked together in an effective, timely, smart, systematic, and practical manner. The result is fantastic and promising: a roaster that reduces firewood use by 56% while increasing output/hour by 89%. And a manufacturing and distribution and sales system in place.”

    Lawrence Kent
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • “Catapult exceeded our high expectations time and again, demonstrating nimble flexibility to adapt our plans to new insights, and consistently going the extra mile to provide Burro the expertise and high-quality outputs we needed to bring the Elephant to life. We got far more from our partnership with Catapult than we had ever hoped possible, and the results will benefit thousands and thousands of rural households across Ghana and beyond for many years to come.”

    Whit Alexander
    Burro, LLC

  • “Catapult Design actually took the time to come to Rwanda to talk to all of our micro franchisees and myself to understand the challenges we were facing with the previous product. Their communication and proactive thinking allowed a smooth transition for the prototype to be built. Thanks again for all your help.”

    Henri Nyakarundi
    ARED (African Renewable Energy Distributor Ltd.)

  • “Working with Catapult Design and the Autodesk suite of software served as a catalyst for the product development, market research, and even branding ideas that One Degree has been developing over the last few years. Thanks in large part to the support that our Product Team received from this project, we should be on pace to launch several new products and improve hundreds of thousands of lives in communities that lack access to electricity.”

    Gaurav Manchanda
    One Degree Solar

  • “I consider Catapult Design a critical and invaluable asset to our organization. I am continually impressed with the Catapult team, their creative insights, strategic guidance and co­-design ethos. Catapult consistently delivered a high­ degree of client commitment, innovative ideas and hands-­on support. I recommend the team in the highest terms possible terms.”

    Iana Aranda
    ASME Engineering for Change

  • “Catapult understood the constraints of working in our market due to past experience. This saved us time and resources. Instead of educating potential partners as to the parameters of our community and market, Catapult’s prior experience working in emerging markets enable them to get up to speed quickly for our project. This enabled us to work together quickly and efficiently.”

    Gary Zeiff
    President and Founder of Dissigno

  • “We had an extremely fruitful collaboration with Catapult to design handwashing stations.”

    Clair Null
    Innovations for Poverty Action

  • “Catapult was essential in our ability to provide solar power to Nyange Health Center in a culturally sensitive, inclusive manner. If it wasn’t for them, we would not have known the key questions to ask to ensure that the system addressed the needs of the health center. Our mission includes providing technical support to projects developed by people living in developing communities. We have been able to maintain our mission through our collaboration with Catapult.”

    Dr. Wendy Leonard
    The Ihangane Project

  • “Overall, working with Catapult was the highlight of my year.”

    Chris Murphy
    Living Goods

  • “We were able to jump into details with Catapult almost immediately due to [their knowledge and understanding of our target clients through] past experience.”

    Jacob Winiecki
    Simpa Networks

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