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A Connection

A Connection

It seems too simple; the little eight-ounce plastic bags with a filter and a back-flushing syringe will bring safe and clean water to a family for several years.  Here is the rest of the story…at least a small portion of it. Last week, two of us rented a 26-foot...

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An Innovative Uber Driver

An Innovative Uber Driver

In order to have sustainable impact on the water crisis, we believe that businesses have to be the driving force. One of the keys of success for a business is innovation. A new idea can earn an entrepreneur a profit and encourage him to continue providing value to his...

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Guatemala Firsthand

Guatemala Firsthand

At Business Connect, stories are being constantly shared through emails, WhatsApp messages, and Facebook posts. As the person behind the scenes, I try my best to capture the stories and make each voice heard on our platforms. I love these stories of the Business...

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Hope in Devastated Yemen

Hope in Devastated Yemen

The Need There has been a seven-year devastating war going on in Yemen with Saudi Arabia. Millions are in desperate need of medical care. It is not just war wounds but the destruction of infrastructure that has now led to increasing outbreaks of cholera. Medical teams...

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A Warrior and a Water Filter

A Warrior and a Water Filter

We are a business with a huge heart for impacting the world.  A majority of our water filter products are distributed through mission agencies and volunteers of all stripes and stories.  Although we are men and women of faith, we really do not know the...

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What Are You Engaged In?

What Are You Engaged In?

We all know some of those people.  Every year they make a trip to some exotic location or volunteer in a country that we have no personal knowledge or experience with.  I wonder what is it that draws them, repeatedly, to make this trip. I know many such people. I was...

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Partner Highlight: Think East Africa

Partner Highlight: Think East Africa

For every 1,000 live births in 2017, 61 of those children died before the age of five. One of the largest contributing factors to child mortality in Burundi is exposure to unsafe drinking water. For children, exposure to waterborne illnesses is one of the leading...

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Knowing Where We Are From

Knowing Where We Are From

Four decades ago, when living overseas, we constantly had requests from national friends and colleagues who wanted support to come and study in the States.  As an organization we struggled with this issue because a significant minority took advantage of the...

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Connecting at Home

Connecting at Home

This summer has been a busy one here at Business Connect, but we have finally moved into our new building and have been getting connected into the community. Business Connect has operated out of our home office and basement since 2010.  We then graduated to two...

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Who are we?

Business Connect is a social enterprise (L3C) committed to providing citizens living in developing countries with affordable and easy access to essential resources, such as water and light.

Our Non-Profit Partner

Connect for Water is a nonprofit dedicated to a similar mission of clean heathy safe water in a sustainable way. Visit them to donate to special projects.

Network Affiliations

AccordNetwrok PovertyCure BusinessFightPoverty CAWS RuralWaterSupplyNetwork EnergyAccess StarTides Connect for Water 20 Liters Partners Worldwide Village Water Filters Kohler
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