I completely agree that strong human resources are so important and often left out of the discussion. It is the people on the ground that make these programs work and you need great, organized, motivated people. In some ways, I…"
"I actually see three but I am sure there are many more: 1. Water safety. The international community has operated on an evaluation scheme for a long time that has in general looked at access to improved water sources as an indicator of whether…"
"I think products designed to meet BOP needs can be scaled to a variety of countries without reinventing the wheel each time. When we create our LifeStraw filtration products, we simultaneously field test them in several different settings and…"
"I am glad you mentioned the certification part of the product, Fanny. I do think businesses are well placed to deliver high quality products and that is important because we are dealing with health. Outside of the role of business,…"
"I agree that it is sometimes hard to generalize about water and sanitation as technologies and delivery models can be very different. However, in a general sense I think businesses can play a strong role as innovators of technology, products…"
I am Tara Lundy, Concept Development Manager at Vestergaard. I oversee implementation of our water programs including our carbon financed water program in Kenya in which we have provided over 800,000 LifeStraw Family water filters…"
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