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Water, Water Everywhere, Costs More Than You Might Think

Dec. 7, 2017

The case for digital finance in the water sector

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Answering the Call to Invest in the World’s Poor

Nov. 1, 2017

Article by Gary White, CEO and Co-founder of, for the International Water Association

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A Kansas City Social Entrepreneur Says Global Water Crisis Can Be Solved In His Lifetime

Oct. 20, 2017

“It is doable,” White told host Steve Kraske on a recent edition of KCUR's Up to Date. “We solved this problem in the U.S. and in Europe more than 100 years ago. It's not rocket science. We're not looking for a silver bullet. We know how to do this.”

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Matt Damon: We need to talk about toilets

Aug. 14, 2017

Hollywood star Matt Damon is trying to improve sanitation in developing countries, one toilet at a time.

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The Guardian - Matt Damon: 'Children are drinking water so dirty it looks like chocolate milk'

April 24, 2017

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Next Billion - How 'Took a Leap of Faith' into Social Impact Investing

March 22, 2017

Research and experience has shown that there is a $12 billion demand among families at the base of the economic pyramid (BoP) for access to affordable financing, such as small loans, to meet their water and sanitation needs

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