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Swiss Co. Bringing Clean Water To A Million Kids In Kenya

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According to Charity: Water, around 40% of Kenya’s population drinks and bathes with unclean water, from sources like rivers, ponds, and shallow boreholes. It's a big problem, and unfortunately one of the easiest ways to treat contaminated water–boiling it over a wood fire–is itself an environmental hazard.

One Swiss company is working on solutions. Vestergaard Frandsen is the CEO of Vestergaard/LifeStraw, known for its filters, used by hikers use to decontaminate nearly any source of water. Their most recent project, Follow The Liters, promises to provide enough clean water tanks to supply water to one million Kenyan students. Read the whole story here.

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