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BYU engineering students are helping make LDS Charities wheelchairs even better for people in need around the globe.

Sister Sharon Eubank, director of LDS Charities and first counselor in the general presidency of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, encouraged meaningful service by treating others as brothers and sisters.

In 2011, a group of mechanical engineering students built a human-powered drill to dig water wells as part of a senior capstone course. The project seemed promising, but little did they know how life-changing it would become.

Socket for prosthetics

BYU engineering students have teamed with non-profit Engage Now Africa to create a socket for above-knee amputees that fits neatly into prosthetics made available by the international Red Cross.

Andrew Mills and bike

Mechanical engineering students at BYU have created a special adapter to a bike pedal that allows people with leg-length discrepancies and knee flexibility issues ride smoothly and painlessly.

Todd and McKay Mitton

A group of mechanical engineering students in the Capstone Program have built an adult-sized, two-in-one bike trailer/jogging stroller for McKay Mitton, an 18 year old with cerebral palsy.

BYU graduating duo Cameron and Sara Taylor could be the first-ever BYU couple to graduate simultaneously with degrees in electrical engineering and then head to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology together.