TOPIC: WATER (18)
Columbia Water Centerhttp://water.columbia.edu/
Our mission is to creatively tackle the issue of global water scarcity through innovations in technology, public policy and private action. Combining the rigor of scientific research with the impact of effective policy, we aim to design reliable, sustainable models of water management and development that can be implemented on local, regional and global levels.
Miya is a global provider of comprehensive urban water efficiency solutions, including Non Revenue Water reduction. Miya's mission is to help the cities of the world to benefit from the huge opportunity presented by effective management of urban water.
Three Avocados is a non-profit coffee company that was founded in February of 2010 as a creative solution to ending the global water crisis, starting with Uganda. 100% of our net proceeds provide clean water in Uganda, with hopes to expand in the future. We aim to provide coffee lovers with a product that enables them to make a 100% socially responsible choice when purchasing coffee.
In Sub-Saharan Africa, women and children walk an average of 5kms a day, just to get clean water. Our aim is to raise £10,000 to build 30 wells that will bring water nearer. And that's where you can help, by doing your own Water Run (or brisk walk!) or by sponsoring Water Runners.
Vox United is an international non-profit organization working in sub-Saharan Africa. Our process revolves around collaborating with exemplary organizations and local community leaders to establish effective, sustainable responses to poverty and disease.
Through the sale of our premium-bottled water, NIKA is delivering on a promise to bring voices to the world’s impoverished who suffer without the basic right to clean water and simple sanitation. By donating 100% of our profits to support clean water projects in areas lacking access to clean water. NIKA is providing the basic tools and critical assistance to help thousands of families improve their lives in a meaningful way and end the cycle of poverty.
Water For Peoplehttp://www.waterforpeople.org
Water For People brings together local entrepreneurs, civil society, governments, and communities to establish creative, collaborative solutions that allow people to build and maintain their own reliable safe water systems. Empowering everyone transforms people’s lives by improving health and economic productivity to end the cycle of poverty.
WellDone is working to raise awareness on global water issues and provide clean water for communities in the developing world. Our goal is to partner alongside communities in supporting sustainable clean water solutions, while engaging project supporters in ways that creates heightened awareness and lasting change. In such a way, we aim to raise public awareness of the global water crisis, while effectively providing clean water for communities in need.
Water.org works with local partners to deliver innovative solutions for long-term success. Its microfinance-based WaterCredit Initiative is pioneering sustainable giving in the sector. Co-founded by Matt Damon and Gary White, Water.org is a nonprofit organization that has transformed hundreds of communities in Africa, South Asia, and Central America by providing access to safe water and sanitation.
Since bobble’s introduction in 2010, our retail network has grown furiously; the product is now available in all 50 states in the USA, from department and specialty stores and mass-market retailers to corner boutiques. We are in more than 35,000 stores, nearly three dozen countries and on five continents. Millions of bobbles have been sold worldwide. If each filter equates to 300 single-serve bottles, bobble’s collective success has helped to remove many millions of discarded plastic bottles from the environment.
WaterAid enables the world's poorest people to gain access to safe water and sanitation. Together with improved hygiene, these basic human rights underpin health, education and livelihoods, forming the first essential step in overcoming poverty.
Waterwise is the UK’s leading authority on water efficiency, having substantial experience delivering water efficiency initiatives and research projects within the UK and Europe, and of undertaking policy work for the UK Governments and the European Commission.
Mindful in Mayhttp://www.mindfulinmay.org
Mindful in May is for both beginners and more experienced meditators, aimed at bringing the benefits of meditation to you whilst improving the lives of others. The funds raised during Mindful in May will be given to charity:water, an innovative, not for profit organisation that builds clean water wells for those in need.