A group of people sitting on a wall in front of a new building.

Re-engineering urban spaces in Kenya project

Kibera doesn’t have enough toilets or adequate flood defences. When it rains heavily, homes are damaged and raw sewage mixes with drinking water supplies, spreading disease.

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Reinforced plaster in Bangladesh project

Low-lying, Bangladesh is susceptible to flooding, cyclones and tidal surges. Battered by torrential rain and strong winds during the monsoon season, it is frequently hit by flash floods and landslides.

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Off-grid renewables in Kenya project

In east Africa, the electricity gap is being filled by small off-grid renewable-energy businesses who are providing power to rural communities.

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Disaster resistant building in Rwanda project

Rwanda sits on the East African Rift fault line. It suffers frequent, often deadly, earthquakes.

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Dry toilets in Peru project

Two related problems were stopping Lobitos being a great place to live and a bigger draw for tourists: inadequate water supplies and poor sanitation.

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Clean water in Mexico project

When the groundwater supply of Mexico’s rural Guanajuato region was contaminated, it exposed 200,000 people to life-threatening pathogens.

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Pollution revolution in India project

Every day 3 billion people cook over open fires or inefficient stoves. Breathing in the air they produce is equivalent to smoking two packets of cigarettes a day.

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Better connected in Nepal project

Many people in Nepal lack access to the internet. This means that they miss out on global knowledge, education, healthcare, communications and e-commerce.

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