Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection

 
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 months ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 months ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    Final Report
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project leader
    Dear supporters, This is the final report on our project to develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS). The goal of this project was to develp and test a low-cost device which can tell users of the SODIS method when the PET bottles which are used for this process have been exposed to sufficient amounts of...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    Latest developments
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project leader
    On our continuing quest for the development of a low-cost indicator for solar radiation dose, there have been a few exciting developments in the last few weeks: - One of our long-time partners, Helioz GmbH of Austria, successfully completed a crowdfunding campaign in order to finance a first series of their electronic SODIS...
    • 8 months ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection has received 1 donation
    • 11 months ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    The power of coloured dots
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project leader
    Dear supporters, We wanted to let you know about the exciting latest developments at our project. As you may know, we want to develop a device which tells users of the SODIS method (Solar Water Disinfection) when a bottle has been exposed to sufficient amounts of sunshine and the water is safe for drinking. We have been...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection has received 5 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    May update
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project leader
    Dear supporters, Our project to develop a low-cost indicator for Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS) keeps advancing. We now have two prototypes of electronic indicators and our partner organizations are currently in talks with investors in order to finance the production of initial series. We hope to have these series...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    Progress on the solar dose indicator
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project leader
    Dear supporters, 2012 has been a busy year with some significant progress on the SODIS indicator. You probably are aware that the objective of this project is to develop an indicator which can tell a user when water in PET bottles has been exposed to enough sunshine and thus is ready for consumption (for more information on...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    News from the indicator development
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project leader
    Dear supporters, Every 20 seconds, a child dies because of diarrhea. As diarrhea is mostly caused by poor water, sanitation and hygiene conditions, we feel that our project can make a difference in this regard. In the project, which you supported in the past, we want to develop and produce a low-cost device to tell the user...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    August up-date and photo contest
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project leader
    Dear Supporters, As you probably know, development is not a steady process. This is especially true if development concerns a completely novel device and if your setting is in low-income countries – as is the case with our indicator for Solar Water Disinfection. While at times, there were laps ahead and exciting...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection has received 29 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    Fundraising success and more
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project leader
    Dear Supporters, First of all, we wanted to inform you that the fundraising campaign in February was a huge sucess: We raised $2,487 from supporters like you, and the Rockefeller Foundation increased this amount with additional $5,780.06 in matching funds! This is great news and we would like to thank all of you who made...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    Opportunity
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project Leader
    Dear friends and supporters, We just wanted to inform you quickly about an important fundraising opportunity: Between now and February 29, all donations received through www.globalgiving.org/7089 to our project will be matched by 200%! That is, for each dollar donated, GlobalGiving will add two more, thus tripling the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    January update and upcoming opportunity
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project Leader
    Dear supporters,  It has been a while since we last informed you about our activities regarding the development of an indicator for solar radiation. We are interested in such an indicator because solar radiation is a very effective means to disinfect drinking water (see www.sodis.ch for more information on the SODIS...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    October update
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project leader
    Dear supporters, We just received news from the Global Giving Foundation that very soon our supporters will be able to donate by sending a text message from their cellular phone. The best part of it is that 100% of the donation goes to the project. This is very exciting news and we shortly will inform you about the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    August update
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project leader
    Dear supporters, Our project to develop an indicator to simplify the application of Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS) is making good progress: we calibrated a first series of prototypes and at the same time are already working on a second generation prototype. For this second generation, we obtained free support of a...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection has received 8 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    May update
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project coordinator
    Dear Supporters, This is a short update on our project to develop an indicator for the method of Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS). Things have been busy at our side: Our partner for the development of the indicator, PotaVida (http://potavida.org) not only produced the first series of prototypes but also participated at the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection posted a progress report
    March Update Indicator Project
    By - Matthias Saladin - Project coordinator
    Dear supporters, This is a short up-date on our project to develop and field-test an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS). SODIS is a simple process to obtain safe drinking water by exposing it in transparent plastic bottles to sufficient amounts of sunlight (see www.sodis.ch). Depending on the intensity of...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Matthias Saladin

Executive Co-Director
Tiquipaya, Cochabamba Bolivia

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