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From Ideas to Action

10 years ago founder David Elliott’s idea to do good took flight. This time of year before our next birthday we celebrate the past 10 years of transforming ideas into action.

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Social Enterprise
= Safe Water + Economic Opportunity

We provide safe water and economic opportunity through social enterprise. Our approach to international development blends the best of business with the best of philanthropy.

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Pro-poor technology
Learn about our $5 water filter

Simple science can change millions of lives. Our water filter is 98% local clay, 1% plastic, and 1% other. Learn how the other 1% can make the difference.

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70,000 lives
with clean, safe water.

Our social enterprise has sold over 11,000 Aquasif water filters! Local ownership helps us connect to local women’s groups, schools, and micro-finance organizations.

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Take the 50 for 50 Challenge!
(1) Invest (2) Snap (3) Change 50 lives

Invest $50 in our social enterprise to change 50 lives and receive a limited edition Village Forward poster! Then snap a photo to join our growing online community collage to help us reach 25,000 lives with safe water!

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Learn about the team behind our social enterprise!

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Small investment, big returns. Every dollar invested in our social enterprise provides huge social and economic returns in rural communities for years to come!

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Check out our movies and photos from the field, read about us in the news, and follow our updates on Facebook and Twitter.

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Britt Juliano & Sarah Norton

$50 provides 50 people with safe
water! Join our 50 for 50 Challenge
community by snapping a photo with
our Aquasif poster and connect
with other community members
through our photo collage

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