sustained, and culturally sensitive. Self-reliance is achieved by engaging locally based partners and their community members, assisting them with the design, acquisition, installation, training, and maintenance of each engineering project.
Some simple examples of technology that can make a significant difference to rural communities and their schools are: water purification systems, water pumps, millet-grinding machines, solar ovens, and solar electricity.
Pastoral nomadism is a way of life in many developing countries, especially in Africa. There are 50-100 million nomads in the Western Sahara and stretching into other desert regions. Their need for education is urgent. The migrations of nomads are predictable, which has been conducive to establishing schools on their migration route.