Sustainable Living Solution

May 8, 2013

Why Haiti
• 90% of Haiti’s children suffer from waterborne diseases and intestinal parasites • Life exp.: 61.4 years US life exp.: 78.7 years

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Village Hardships
• Drinking water was contaminated from a cholera outbreak • No public health awareness • No education on preserving and utilizing environmental resources
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Alternative Solutions
• Triage system installed in Belle Aire • Effectively cleans water, but not sustainable

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Sustainable Living Solution

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Well-Drilling

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Latrine
• Prevent further contamination • Create a “userfriendly” environment • Public health awareness

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Biodigester
• Uses the waste water from the latrine • Produces methane gas for the communal kitchen • Will help solve the contaminated water issues

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Communal Kitchen
• Natural gas from biodigester will reduce the demand for charcoal

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Benefits of Sustainable Living Solution
• Clean water • Reduces deforestation • Reducing environmental contamination • Bolsters Community Resilience
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How you can help
• Corporate sponsorship of interns & capital projects

• Research & piloting of products in developing countries • Development opportunities in HaitiLower price point & societal benefits
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