Water & Sanitation Innovative ways to improve access to basic human needs
aQysta’s Barsha pump aims to deliver water for agricultural irrigation without fuel, electricity, operating expenses, or greenhouse gas emissions.
While a national effort to eliminate open defecation across India still has a long way to go, a variety of local and regional efforts aimed specifically at changing behavioral norms are pointing the way forward.
Microfinance for water and sanitation enables people to find their own solutions.
Promoting menstrual health is critical to women’s economic empowerment around the world.
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.
How nonprofits and their funders can turn unexpected roadblocks into opportunities.
How stuff that doesn’t work can screw up stuff that does.
Arghyam, a grantmaking foundation, takes a data-driven approach to helping transform India’s water and sanitation systems.
Sewage treatment systems are being built that are simpler and less expensive.
Carbon for Water is engaged in a loopy funding scheme and offers a lousy public health solution.
A model of social entrepreneurship focused on market-based solutions and profit is threatening to crowd out more collaborative approaches.