10 March 2006

Segway creator unveils his next act

Inventor Dean Kamen wants to put entrepreneurs to work bringing water and electricity to the world's poor.
Fortune Magazine By Erick Schonfeld, Business 2.0 Magazine editor-at-large February 16, 2006

San Francisco (Business 2.0) - Dean Kamen, the engineer who invented the Segway, is puzzling over a new equation these days. An estimated 1.1 billion people in the world don't have access to clean drinking water, and an estimated 1.6 billion don't have electricity. Those
figures add up to a big problem for the world—and an equally big opportunity for entrepreneurs.

To solve the problem, he's invented two devices, each about the size of a washing machine that can provide much-needed power and clean
water in rural villages. ///

This story reminds me of the Living Waters for the World ministry which is a ministry of the Synod of Living Waters, the Synod to which I belong.

Living Waters for the World trains and equips church mission groups and others to share the gift of clean water with communities in need.                  

Living Waters for the World has established regional networks in countries where extensive groundwork has already been laid by previous LWW mission groups. The purpose of these networks is  to identify water purification mission opportunities and to bring donor and recipient partners together.                

If your group desires to enter into a long-term relationship with a mission partner in need, we encourage  you to review the information outlined at this link .

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