PovertyCure is an initiative of the Acton Institute that seeks to ground the battle against local and global poverty in a proper understanding of the human person and society, and to encourage solutions that foster opportunity and unleash the entrepreneurial spirit that already fills poverty-stricken areas of the developed and developing world.
Accord Wash Alliance
The Accord WASH Alliance serves as a gathering place for Accord members and other Christian professionals working in the WASH sector. The Alliance seeks to build relationships and promote excellence, with a particular focus on WASH within in the context of integral Christian mission.
Safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) is fundamental to human development and wellbeing.
Business Fights Poverty
Business Fights Poverty’s goal is to achieve the ambition of the Sustainable Development Goals requires bold action and innovative thinking. They believe the best way to make the urgent progress needed is by rethinking the way we collaborate. The Business Fights Poverty community is committed to turning the promises of the Sustainable Development Goals into reality, one Challenge at a time.
Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology
CAWST is a Canadian charity and licensed engineering firm. They address the global need for safe drinking water and sanitation by building local knowledge and skills on household solutions people can implement themselves.
Rural Water Supply Network
The Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) is the global network of professionals and practitioners working to raise standards of knowledge and evidence, technical and professional competence, practice and policy in rural water supply and so fulfil the vision of sustainable rural water services for all. RWSN places a very strong emphasis on innovation, documentation, research and capacity building.
Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage
Point-of-use water treatment solutions, from technology options to implementation best practices. Find everything and share your experience. Ideally, everyone in the world would have continuous access to clean, piped water directly to their home.
Energy Access Practitioner Network
The Energy Access Practitioner Network is the United Nations Foundation’s contribution to the United Nations’ Sustainable Energy for All initiative, which aims to bring energy access to the 1.1 billion people around the world who still lack it, ensuring a sustainable energy future for all by 2030. A global network of over 2000 members representing small, medium, and large clean energy enterprises, civil society, government, and academia operating in over 170 countries, the Practitioner Network was established in 2011 to catalyze the delivery of modern energy services, particularly decentralized solutions for rural electrification.
Star TIDES: Sharing To Accelerate Research – Transformative Innovation for Development and Emergency Support
STAR-TIDES (Sharing To Accelerate Research-Transformative Innovation for Development and Emergency Support) is a research effort that promotes sustainable support to stressed populations – post-war, post-disaster, or impoverished, in foreign or domestic contexts, for short-term or long-term (multi-year) operations. The project provides reach-back “knowledge on demand” to decision-makers and those working in the field. It uses public-private partnerships and “whole-of-government” approaches to encourage unity of action among diverse organizations where there is no unity of command, and facilitates both inter-agency and international engagement.
Connect For Water
Connect For Water is a social impact not-for-profit founded on the belief that there is a clear path to help people throughout the world address their safe water needs. This path, based on our years of experience, focuses on improving local access to water treatment solutions, so local people can easily get what they need to improve their lives through clean water.
KOHLER designed their KOHLER Clarity filter to help those affected by unsafe drinking water worldwide. Created with the same high standards of quality and design that KOHLER brings to all their products, the Clarity filtration system is incredibly simple to use and maintain.
Village Water Filters
Village Water Filters produces low cost water filters that reduce pain, suffering and death caused by consuming unclean water. Anyone who uses a home VWF filter will be able to filter water anywhere, anytime. These filters are ideal for developing countries, natural disasters or refugee situations. If a family becomes displaced for any reason, they can carry their filter with them.
Village Water Filters
20Liters believes that dirty water and cyclical poverty are intimately connected. So they focus on the most vulnerable. Raising their quality of life benefits the whole community.
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