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Gates Gives $42 Million to Safe Sanitation Projects for Reinventing the Toilet

Health - General

Pur water packet can clean up water in secondsMore than 2.6 billion people around the world don't have access to a toilet. Now, the world's largest charitable foundation is launching an effort to bring safe, clean sanitation to millions of poor people in the developing world.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced $42 million in grants to encourage innovation in the capture, storage and repurposing of waste as an energy resource.

(READ the AP story in MSNBC)

Thanks to Julia Frerichs for sending the link!

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