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Distributor Highlight: River International

Distributor Highlight: River International

One of our long term partners is Tom Hammond and his team at River International. He began leading short term mission teams from California to the Amazonas in 2002. Their team was always instructed to drink bottled water and not even use the local water to brush their...

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2021 Catalog Is Here!

¡El catálogo 2021 está aquí!

After welcoming in the new decade, we are now excited to announce the release of our 2020 product catalog. This edition is packed full of new products, helpful information and distributor updates. We are excited to see what this new year will bring in our mission to provide affordable and easy access to clean water, through the creation of a sustainable, local business model. Check out the new catalog and let us know what you think!

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Solar Lights: Saving Lives with Aquatabs

Luces solares: salvar vidas con Aquatabs

We all know this year has been challenging, but it has also been amazing to see people come together to protect each other from the coronavirus. One of our partners in Lesotho, Solar Lights, did just that by protecting their employees with...

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Burundi: A New Source of Clean Water

Burundi: una nueva fuente de agua limpia

The longest river in the world, the Nile, has humble beginnings in the small country of Burundi. From a landlocked country in East Africa, the Nile River crosses 4,130 miles of various terrains and touches eleven different countries.  As this country is the...

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Seeing Clearly with Clean Water

Ver claramente con agua limpia

Could contaminated water also affect eyesight? Actually, yes. River blindness (Onchocerciasis) is an eye and skin disease caused by the worms of the black fly. These flies live and reproduce near fast flowing rivers and streams putting communities who live near rivers...

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WASH Training in Kasipul, Kenya

Capacitación WASH en Kasipul, Kenia

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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