Social entrepreneur and humanitarian Rajesh Shah says it can be done. He has built a participatory decision-making "collaborative philanthropy" platform, proven in use for over seven years, to oversee thousands of grassroots water and sanitation projects worldwide efficiently, effectively, and transparently.
Last September the Bank-On-Rain team installed a Rainwater Harvesting system at the Barina Agricultural school. Eric Silverman, a Peace Corp volunteer (left, below) who is still in Sierra Leone sent Mike Williamson (Bank-On-Rain founder) a very important follow up email this week. Eric teaches at the School and has given us invaluable assistance and support [...]
The short answer is: When the students do the teaching! The students at the Barina Agricultural School in Sierra Leone loved showing their artistic skills and teaching themselves about healthy sanitation practices! WASH YOUR HANDS! Last September Bank-On-Rain successfully installed a rain collection system for the 300 students at the school and along with [...]
Our small & nimble team can move fast, implement multiple projects at one time, share our expertise, and or partner with others to help them implement their projects. And, being small and nimble keeps our administrative costs extremely low.
Eugene Nelson, succeeds where many non-profit organizations many times larger fail. Eugene is an electrical engineer at Intel and he gets one month off every year during which he travels to a small village in Cambodia where he installs wells and dramatically improves the quality of life for the village residents.
Recently I had the very special opportunity to interview Laura Fitton, @Pistachio on twitter, (with 75,000 followers no less); co-author of "Twitter for Dummies", and founder of the very successful www.oneforty.com. If anyone has a claim to be a twitter celebrity, it is Laura. She is helpful, knowledgeable, and very accessible; truly a class act.
Myriam Sidibe is one of the only people in the world with a doctorate in public health focused on handwashing with soap.