TakaTaka Solutions, a social enterprise supported by Grand Challenges Canada, has developed an innovative model to tackle Nairobi’s waste management problem.
Monthly Archives:: August 2015
Innovating with water to solve Bangladesh’s twin crises
This week, thousands of individuals and hundreds of organizations from around the world are gathering in Stockholm for World Water Week. The theme, Water for Development, reflects water’s prominence on the global development agenda.
Canada is supporting innovations to improve water quality in the developing world
“An estimated 663 million people drink water from unimproved sources, and millions more drink contaminated water from improved sources.”
Canada is funding innovations to improve water quality in the developing world
As we mark World Water Week (August 23 to 28, 2015) to discuss the world’s water issues, we are faced with a few facts: technology has advanced to a point where there are more mobile devices than humans, yet 750 million people (roughly 1 in 9 people) lack access to safe water.
Text Messages to Improve Health Outcomes among Internal Migrant Women in Vietnam
Every year in Vietnam, thousands of young people leave their homes in the rural areas of the country and migrate to urban centres such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to find work in factories, manufacturing products such as electronics, garments, footwear and textiles for export.