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A doctorate focused on handwashing with soap.

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Dr. Myriam Sidibe promotes handwashing with soap, setting up partnerships with governments, companies and communities to promote this simple, cheap, powerful disease-fighting tactic. Why you should listen Myriam Sidibe is one of the only people in the world with a doctorate in public health focused on handwashing with soap. As

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Can Trash Save Lives?

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Foreign aid alliances have left a lot of “stuff” in Haiti and around the world, but can some of it actually be re-purposed and save lives? What about those big yellow waxed canvas water bladders that are nothing more than trash once the Oxfam relief water trucks no longer deliver

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Can You Find Local Solutions for Storing Rainwater?

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Here in the US, we most often use plastic tanks or ‘heavy-duty’ metal tanks with a strong plastic membrane interior, for our rainwater storage. But what happens in remote areas when we either can’t bring or don’t have these plastic or metal tanks? Where do we go then for charity

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Can We Learn From Nature?

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  What if we copy or mimic nature, can we gain valuable information on collecting and storing water? That’s what Biomimicry is……. copying nature, and in our case solving a problem related to water, a diminishing resource. Look at plants—succulents in particular. Succulents have adapted to extremely arid climates via

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The Buckminser Fuller Challenge

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This is brought to you by the Buckminster Fuller Challenge and team members Reed & James Sembower. You can read more about it all here. The business plan details a rainwater collection network that it says will solve much of the safe drinking water and sanitation problems for India’s homeowners and

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