Water at the BOP: India and East Africa

Beyond Capital Fund
Sep. 2015

One in six people live in water-stressed conditions due to poor water availability and accessibility, high water tariffs, poor water quality, over extraction of sources, etc. Governments, corporations, NGOs and agencies have taken action  to reduce the number of underserved populations.

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Interventions to Improve Water Quality for Preventing Diarrhea (Review)

Arienzo, A., Sobze, M., Wadoum, R., Losito, F., Colizzi, V., Antonini, G.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Sep. 2015

This study tests  the effectiveness of the microbiological survey for accuracy in testing the microbiological quality of water. The evaluation of total coliforms in 1mL of water was used as a parameter. Field tests were done in Cameroon in different wells, confirming MBS as an accurate measure.

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Ecosystem Investing: Achieving Impact at Scale

Edmondson, J., Mohan, K., and Stewart, S.
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Aug. 2015

Impact at scale requires working within the context of a broader ecosystem and adjusting behaviors in response to change within that system. Six lessons from a large-scale, cross-sector initiative to improve education show the differences between traditional programmatic and ecosystem investing.  

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The Doer and the Payer: A Simple Approach to Scale

Starr, K., and Hattendorf, L.
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Aug. 2015

Impact at scale requires working within the context of a broader ecosystem and adjusting behaviors in response to change within that system. Six lessons from a large-scale, cross-sector initiative to improve education show the differences between traditional programmatic and ecosystem investing.  

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