Business Solutions for Water and Health
Sustainable, Innovation-driven, and Scalable
Water Crisis: “Two-thirds of the world’s population, 5.4 Billion people, will face water shortage in 20 years.” Aquifers are being lost forever because the groundwater extraction rate exceeds the natural recharge rate .
Solution: Aakash Ganga†, a public-private-community partnership, rents rooftops to harvest rainwater for 10,000 people.
Health Crisis: “The quality of public service is extremely low and that unqualified private providers account for the bulk of health care provision” in Rajasthan, India. MIT economists Dr. Abhijit Banerjee et al.
Solution: Arogya‡ or Triage@Home begins health care delivery at doorsteps of 100,000 people
† River from the sky in Hindi
‡ Disease free in Hindi
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