Solving water issues in Africa through education.
According to the Water Project, 290 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa are drinking contaminated water. That’s almost a third of the local population that doesn’t have access to safe, clean water and Laurra Olmsted wants to change all that.
Through her non-profit Uniwater Education, Laurra provides local universities the knowledge of water resource management through an innovative Master’s program in Hydrogeology.
Pitching her idea at the Social Innovation Challenge in October, she made it to the final round with her revolutionary project. Read more …