Emily Wilkinson, a social entrepreneur I highly appreciate,became aware of increasing environmental threat of plastic bottles and decided to bring out some solution to the world.As a result she invented a portable water filter which can help reducing use of bottled water.It is called botlfilter™ which can deliver fresh tasting water anywhere good tap is available.
- One in eight die of air pollution .OR, 7 million people die of air pollution annually (WHO)
- 768 Million people have no improved source of drinking water. (unwater.org)
- One in three in world do not have access to improved sanitation (unwater.org)
- 1.4 billion people are still without access to electricity
- 300,000 people die because of pesticides and greater numbers are dying because of cancer caused by pesticides.
- 11 million ton trash per day is dumped in earth, which greatly consist carcinogenic materials like of plastic, glass, mercury, lead etc
- Urban lifestyle has deprived school children from nutrition, so Nutritional Lunch Box to school children help kids develop well physically and mentally.
- Cancer and tumor have been the terribly common disease of our time because of synthetic fertilizer and pesticides that enters into our body with vegetables and fruits so, Organic vegetables and fruitscan be greatest life saver.
- Solar PV for rural households can gift life to many rural housewife and children, while indirectly it improves education, health status, and communication.
- Tourism industry can be best area to turn green, people will love to stay on eco resorts, home-stays where people can harvest fresh vegetables, and stay fresh.
- Recycled Paper greeting Cards, an amazing idea to care people.
- Urban roof top gardening service will keep city clean, on the other hand reduce 40 % of urban waste to be dumped.
- Portable water filters for far rural areas can save people from acute cholera.
- Heating tool for pregnant women can save life of mother and child.
- Health centers in rural areas.
- School or quality education can develop good citizens.
Prakash Acharya is an entrepreneur from Nepal, passionately working to substitute fossil fuels with clean energy technologies. He co-founds Mukti Energy, a solar energy company providing a one-stop solution in the sector. He is also a big believer in change so he advocates and works for creating impact in society. His topics of interest spans from sustainability, zero energy, poverty reduction, sociology to smart city. He graduated from Institute of Engineering, Thapathali Campus on Industrial engineering. He is also a former assistant lecturer in IOE, Thapathali . Prakash is a fellow for Social Entrepreneurship Outreach Program 2014, Social Entrepreneurship Forum Sweden.