We are delighted to be featured in the latest episode of the Global Goals Cast in the spirit of International Eradication of Poverty Day, celebrated last week, the episode asks: “Is it possible to #EndExtremePoverty”. The episode features innovative, people focussed solutions like our portfolio company Spouts of Water and our co-founder and CEO Saskia Bruysten rounds off the episode with three facts and three actions you can take!
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A growing number of companies around the world have launched social-business subsidiaries as part of an agenda to bring about positive change.
Our Brazilian team launched a partnership that doesn’t only look at short-term needs but prepares Brazil for an uncertain future. The partnership between Yunus Social Business, Provi, Augme Capital and VERT will help to promote skilled labour - including medicine courses - and finance students from all backgrounds to become the skilled workforce of tomorrow.
Fresh water is abundant in Bangladesh, in the form of numerous groundwater resources that are shallow and easy to exploit. However, for essentially geological reasons, almost all of the groundwater is contaminated with arsenic, very often at levels that make it a health hazard.