Charlottesville’s leading entrepreneurs and technologists honored MadiDrop PBC with the CBIC 2017 Social Good Award for our commitment to the global drinking water crisis. The Social Good award recognizes the balance between serving international humanitarian needs and sound business practices.
Watch the inspiring video of improved classroom outcomes attributed to access to safe drinking water. A Rocha Uganda and Faith in Water implemented a classroom drinking water initiative using MadiDrops to see if safe water in the class improved attendance and education.
Public benefit companies and Certified B Corps offer pathways to be intentionally outward-facing and socially-minded. For MadiDrop PBC, these designations serve us well, ensuring our commitment to the health of families around the world as well as to sound business principles.
Tom Slaymaker and Robert Bain, statistics and monitoring specialists at Unicef, have captured the essence of the global safe drinking water dilemma. What's so startling?
Excellent summary of the global drinking water crisis. We are pleased to be Business Connect's partner in addressing this critical need. Safe water technologies, such as the MadiDrop, can fill the gaps, especially where water infrastructure and traditional approaches are failing.
Researchers at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore have provided a thorough overview of complex global drinking water ecosystems. They give an interesting perspective on the term, "improved sources of water."
In northwest Uganda, our MadiDrop ambassador, John Jaldak and his colleagues in the Danish Refugee Council recently distributed MadiDrops to South Sudanese families in the Agulupi Village in the Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement.
There is so much water available on earth, but how much of it is drinkable? The World Bank's infographic reveals the truth. Most of the water is too salty and the rest is locked up in ice.
Our partners at Business Connect provide a good checklist for individuals who want to help when disasters hit. Read John Hawthorne's blog post on practical ways to help in a disaster.
It’s been just over a year since we launched the M-Drop. Since then, we’ve met many organizations and individuals committed to relieving the world’s drinking water dilemma.
The Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology (CAWST) provides an important technical brief on Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS) and Water Safety Plans (WSPs).
Every day at MadiDrop PBC, we're inspired by the children, families and community leaders who are embracing MadiDrops as their safe water solution.