This proposal notes access to water and sanitation as well as limited philanthropic resources as challenges. The team recommends group-buying and micro payments, and leveraging H2Phone, a model whereby people can buy prepaid telephone cards to fund projects.
Introducing H2Phone (Boston University)
Challenges: Improper Sanitation, Affordability, Consistency of Supply, Limited public/philanthropic resources, General Access, Financing, Water Quality, Access, Aid Flows, Overcrowding
Solutions: Education and Awareness Campaigns, Fundraising, Economic and Commercial, Business-Led, Public-Private Partnership (Multiple Stakeholders), Financial, Social, Technology, Mobile/SMS/GIS