Sorin Grama's invention, built from old car parts, can heat water without electricity. It won second place in MIT's annual 100K Entrepreneurship Competition. So what happened when he took his invention to India? Rural Indians told him they didn't need to get water hot, they needed to get milk cold.
USAID’s first Global Water Coordinator recently visited several USAID-supported project sites in the Middle East. His trip included a stop at one of ECO Consult’s hydroponic greenhouses. This water-saving technology reduces water usage by up to 40% and significantly increases crop yields.
KickStart International has sold more than 275,000 irrigation pumps across Africa. When farmers use these pumps, their incomes rise an average of over 400 percent. As a result, more than 1 million people have been lifted out of poverty through their use.