Why we funded Hilico
Hilico's portable, lightweight rain-harvesting device is designed to sustainably provide clean drinking water to off-grid communities and disaster relief areas worldwide.
SDG 6: Ambitious, but not rocket science.
This informative video will give you an insightful explanation on the status of global clean water and sanitation.
Reinventing The Water Filter
Maji Safi founder John Maiyo, pours water into a slow sand filter that the company is developing to provide clean and safe drinking water to schools and communities in developing countries.
XPRIZE Winner Makes Water from Thin Air
The Skysource / Skywater Alliance received a grand prize of $1.5M for developing an easily deployable high-volume water generator that can be used in any climate, meeting the competition parameters of extracting a minimum of 2,000 liters of water per day from the atmosphere using 100 percent renewable energy, at a cost of no more than two cents per liter.
When ‘Free’ Doesn’t Sell
The search and discovery of truth as to why only a limited number of families were reached with the foundation’s dependence on donations and why many recipients of the free devices neglected to use them.