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WASH Training in Kasipul, Kenya

WASH Training in Kasipul, Kenya

It is often said “give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” This illustration is often used when speaking about charity, but it also highlights the importance of education. We can provide tools to others, but...

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Distributor Highlight: Mayan Power and Light

Distributor Highlight: Mayan Power and Light

Meet one of our distributors in Guatemala, Mayan Power and Light, who promote grassroots community development with social entrepreneurship and renewable, appropriate technologies. They strive to provide a hand up instead of a handout to these in poverty, working with...

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Distributor Highlight: Wolfe Enterprises

Distributor Highlight: Wolfe Enterprises

Something that we love about our work at Business Connect is that we have the opportunity to partner with many great distributors around the world who are bringing clean water to those in need. One of those distributors is Mike Wolfe who moved to Honduras seven and a...

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Cleaning Taxis in South Africa

Cleaning Taxis in South Africa

As cases of Covid-19 continue to grow, organizations around the world are working to find solutions that will keep public areas clean. Cadena, one of the non-profit organizations we work with in South Africa, decided to help their community by providing a solution...

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A Water Filter Wedding

A Water Filter Wedding

How did you first meet your significant other? Maybe it was because of mutual friends or a social event? What about a water filter? We actually heard from a young couple in Kenya that met because of one of our distributions in the Mukuru Slums. Joshua Mutua, a young...

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Guatemalan Baby Rescue Program

Guatemalan Baby Rescue Program

A unique opportunity we have at Business Connect is to hear the many stories of our partners in the field. We enjoy hearing of their creativity and passion to get more water filters to those in need. Recently, we had the privilege of hearing a story from one of our...

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Distributor Highlight: Water4Life Global

Distributor Highlight: Water4Life Global

As we work around the world, we have the privilege of working with a variety of different organizations. One of those organizations is Water4Life Global in Guatemala, which partners with local businesses, health centers, and schools to provide clean water technology...

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Distribution Highlight: Soap4Life in Laos

Distribution Highlight: Soap4Life in Laos

Our Global Director, Darin Fey, visited Lao PDR in February to meet with several NGO partners, as well as to connect with our new distributor in Vientiane called Soap4Life.  A husband and wife team, Mac and La, started Soap4Life which is dedicated to changing the...

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Connecting for Health

Connecting for Health

My bank, insurance company, home inspector, and furnace man have sent me notices of their unwavering concern for my health and welfare during this pandemic.  Not to be out done, it is our turn… to challenge you to express that same concern to the vulnerable,...

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Guatemala Rotary with Our Latin America Director

Guatemala Rotary with Our Latin America Director

One of our long term partners in our work has been Rotary International. This organization is a global network of clubs that work to unite people and take action to create lasting change in communities. We have attended many of their events to develop our network and...

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A New Distributor in Thailand: HandClasp

A New Distributor in Thailand: HandClasp

It seems like new distributors are joining our network every day as we reach new people groups with our water filters. A recent addition to the Business Connect team is an organization called HandClasp located in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The HandClasp Foundation is a...

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Fitah’s Work in Madagascar

Fitah’s Work in Madagascar

As we mentioned in our story about Aimable, distributors are key to providing those in need with access to clean water. This is the reason we wanted to highlight another distributor. Meet Fitah. Fitah is a young man from Madagascar who created a business to provide...

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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.

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