Sustainable Community Development Peace Engineering Solutions Hub


Peace Engineering

SCD Hub supports All Nations Center. A model for informal education and community peacemaking model, Mango House Aurora Colorado.

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Plastic Upcycling

'Safer than burning' means waste is diverted and beautiful products produced.

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Peace Engineering

SCD Hub supports All Nations Cafe's model for informal education and mentoring process and peacemaking model

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PENG Collaboration

Peace Engineering Student Collaboration

SCD Hub maintains a public domain sustainable solutions database which can be downloaded or used as a web api.

USE THIS LINK to explore the data in json format. We are happy to have had the help of Drexel, Purdue, and UNM students in the 2020-21 scholastic season, and look forward to a new year of collaboration with Sudan Technical University, UNM, Drexel, Purdue, and maybe you! contact to discuss.

SCD Hub forum

Please refer to our discussion forum to share ideas or source reviews that you feel are useful

Our forum is now active. the url will change to

The beta forum and chat can be accessed

Plastic Burn Abatement & Jobs

Machakos Kenya community group focused on local job creation, Mamawatoto Eco School. Environmental and human health need not be compromised. 'Safer than burning' waste planning via mapping and education.

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Biogas projects

Small to mid-sized biogas projects designed to satisfy local sanitation and energy requirements. Hub and spoke model allows for processing locations for biosolids, commposting on-site is another option. Biodigester membrane shipped via alibaba $75, or made from truck tubes repurposed into long flexible methane producing membrane biodigesters.

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Engaged learning
Community dialogues via Peace Engineering student programs.

"SCD Clinics" support community know-how bridgebuilding partnerships.

Partner project- school girl assistance
Sponsor feminine hygiene products for a group of young girls.

In communities lacking proper sanitation, often young girls often choose to quit attending school when menstration starts.

Assisting improvised & emergent communities
Umati Portal to assist Table Banking groups

Getting clean water, quality food and reliable sanitation.

Understanding context is critical, and the key to successful long term outcomes.

Partner project- Rastronics Biodigester
Ras Tronics- Contact: Dennis Otieno

Donations help Masaii biogas project to develop.

Infrastructure Planning
Logical framework planning

Meeting to plan short, medium, and long term goals can help ensure that funding & infrastructure improvements are the appropriate ones.

Fall 2021 Peace Engineering

“In the instinct to schedule meetings, it appears that we often neglect to give participants a chance to prepare and form their thoughts.” - Anne Quito Fall 2021 Peach Engineering Student Collaboration Project Title: SCD Hub Sustainable Solutions Database Brief Project Description: This project has three areas of effort: 1) Content curation: Students will gather and develop videos and

Water pumps, Common problems and comparison of methods of repair

Water pumps: Common problems and comparison of methods of repair This resource provides a thourough guide on diagnosing and troubleshooting water pump issues: Some common issues and solutions are detailed below, with additional refereneces. Pressure switch One of the most common problems in a pump is the pressure switch. The p

Peacewater community project research

In support of planning document preparation, community meeting facilitation, technology education. SCD Hub works to foster long lasting cultural bridges for peacel, and humanitarian relief. The data we share here is part of the public domain and is curated to be the most useful and relevant to the project contexts that we are able to review via social media, academic, professional, and .gov public

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Boiling water option

“Boiling water is effective to purify it by killing bacteria, pathogens, and organic impurities but does not remove chemicals like chlorine, fluorine, iron, magnesium, and lead.” - “Boiling can be used as a pathogen reduction method that should kill all pathogens. Water should be brought to a rolling

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SCD Hub Organization Staff, Board of Directors, Partners, and Advisors

Board of Directors Advisors to the Board Greg Willson Director, Nederland, Colorado Greg enjoys digging for good projects, metaphors ( as with society ), are layered in this way. Examples of clear context are never the ‘magical solution’. Research outcomes in community. Facilitate partnerships and support the growth of new hands willing to create learning opportunties. Peace Engin

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SCD Hub Organization

Sustainable Community Development Hub is a registered 501c3 not for profit foundation in the USA and the state of Colorado. Our work involves researching factors which contribte to successes and failures of sustainable community development practices. We partner with organizations and individuals who are motivated to take action on climate, urban migration, desertification, ocean health, and defor

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SCD Hub Organizational Mission

To serve as a hub for sustainable community development (SCD) in order to provide trustworthy development & training tools to facilitate project planning, design & execution. Our current work emphasizes the life cycle of water. SCD Hub serves as a library of content (e.g. video, graphics, literature) related to water resources. Our aim in curating content is to clearly assess what approach

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Sustainable Project Driven Library Development

In support of planning document preparation, community meeting facilitation, technology education.

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Standing up for the rights of water

Indigenous water rights align with social response to climate imperative Dakota Access Pipleine and other Water Protectors of North America ‘mini wachoni’ - water is life, in the Lakota language. Native tribes in the US and Canada struggle against pipeline projects with concern for future access to clean water. - Standing Rock, North Dakota - ( historically largest inter-tribal gatheri

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SCD Hub Services

SCD Hub is a not or profit organization supports small community resource projects designed to promote peace and cultural bridge building, eco awareness, and the emergence of new green economy businesses. SCD Hub is in a position to host workshops aimed at accomplishing goals of partner organizations's core missions of developing stronger paths to community self reliance, artistic expression, team

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SCD Hub Membership benefits

SCD Hub is a member supported community service organization To serve the communities SCD Hub already works in better, and to continue to expand support for well informed decision making in everything from personal health to household sustainability projects to community infrastructure projects, we request that our friends, collaborators and partner organizations become SCD Hub members. Thank you

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Get Involved!

##Get Involved! We are a new organization and we invite you to please engage us online in our social media, and at events, to share what kind of technologies you have been interested in, and we can do a clinic on that subject, to help connect the technology to ways it can be used at the practical, local scale. When seeking appropriate technology solutions, simple, repairable, locally sourced and m

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DONATIONS SUPPORT OUR WORK! thank you! SCD Hub is a not for profit organization that supports sustainable community resource projects designed to promote We aim to develop peace and cultural bridge building eco awareness new green economy service providers more inclusive planning processes efficient use of limited resources We are updating our donate page. April 26 2020 You can send a ta

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Appropedia:Copyrights Shortcut: A:C Unless where otherwise noted, all material contained within SCD Hub Solutions library is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike International 4.0 (CC-BY-SA-4.0) license. Creative Commons deed This deed has been copied from the CC license page. This is a human-readable summary of (and does not substitute) the full license. You are free to: Shar

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