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Our Results

Measuring Success

iDE's approach to integrating design with enterprise follows four interwoven steps that permit us to dive deep into understanding the complexities of each situation in which we work.

  1. Design
    affordable technologies and services that are unique yet appropriate
  2. Implement
    those services efficiently using local resources
  3. Measure
    and evaluate their success regularly
  4. Learn
    from those results to continually improve the products and services we offer


Publications on iDE's Impact

Pedaling Out of Poverty: Social Impact of a Manual Irrigation Technology in South Asia
Tushaar Shah, M. Alam, M. Dinesh Kumar, R.K. Nagar, Mahendra Singh
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Independent Appraisal of Ceramic Water Filtration Interventions in Cambodia
Joe Brown and Mark Sobsey
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iDE Product Catalog
Information about all of our affordable water technologies
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Treadle Pump
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Drip Irrigation
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Rope Pump
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Water Storage Systems
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