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I like the incorporation of the World Health Organization and the Local Champions. Would there be enough Local Champions to access the isolated rural villages?

Our team posted a similar idea here: Hand pumps with built-in filters . We are open to collaboration if you are interested.


Anders commented on Hand pumps with built-in filters

Thank you so much Phil Li ! Your insightful questions are super helpful in getting our team to dive deeper into our concept. Our team is currently in the process of hashing out the logistics of who would maintain the mechanics of the pumps. We were thinking of possibly assigning government workers to this job or training someone at each local village to execute this task. Thoughts?

In regards to advertising, we envision large organizations in e-commerce, tech, consumer packaging industries, and more, to subscribe to our advertising space. I believe companies that have an extensive CSR portfolio or plans to engage in social impact would be happy to support our filtered water pump. Even better if the business' products and services are related to water and sanitation- this would ensure alignment and mutual gains. 


Anders commented on Hand pumps with built-in filters

Thanks a bunch David Fairburn ! Lotus Water's concept is definitely what we had in mind when coming up with this concept. It's awesome to see that this is actually happening. Our team's purpose behind this filtered hand pump in India was to really attack the direct cause of water-borne diseases.