Water & Sanitation Innovative ways to improve access to basic human needs
We protect nature. We learn from nature. But we are not collaborating with nature to solve the greatest challenges a human generation has ever faced.
Arghyam, a grantmaking foundation, takes a data-driven approach to helping transform India’s water and sanitation systems.
A project undertaken by Indian NGO Gram Vikas shows how efforts to solve a particular social problem can have a far reaching impact on an entire social system.
Sewage treatment systems are being built that are simpler and less expensive.
The Aga Khan Development Network is empowering communities.
Gramalaya combines community mobilization with education and microfinance.
MHT helped launch a community-driven initiative to improve sanitation.
Why investors need to integrate rights and accountability into development finance, and how they can begin.
Academic-humanitarian collaborations that mobilize rigorous scientific research can improve the effectiveness of aid efforts.
How stuff that doesn’t work can screw up stuff that does.
A model of social entrepreneurship focused on market-based solutions and profit is threatening to crowd out more collaborative approaches.
Carbon for Water is engaged in a loopy funding scheme and offers a lousy public health solution.