Top Five Blog Posts of 2013

December 20, 2013  |  by

We strive to make the WASHfunders blog a forum for thoughtful reflection and conversation on the challenges, successes, and innovations taking place in the WASH sector. Indeed, this year our blog featured a range of topics, including market-based solutions to the world’s water crisis, lessons learned from monitoring and evaluation of projects, and considerations for…

Putting the Entrepreneur into WASH

April 15, 2013  |  by

dloHaiti receiving a distinction from Imagine H2O prize for consumer innovation. Credit: Imagine H2O Editor’s Note:This guest blog is authored by Jim Chu, CEO of dloHaiti, a for-profit, investor-led initiative to provide cleaner and more affordable drinking water for underserved Haitians. Named after the Haitian Creole word for water, dloHaiti recently earned a top distinction from Imagine…

The Stone Prize: From Concept to Reality

November 6, 2012  |  by ,

Chlorine dispensers used by communities in Kenya. Credit: Dispensers for Safe Water Prizes have long been successful at inspiring technological innovation, from determining a ship’s longitude to creating a toilet that costs less than five cents per user per day to operate. What is less common is using a prize as a tool to stimulate…