Category Archives: Hygiene and Sanitation

Bill Gates wants to reinvent the toilet for the Third World

Bill Gates thinks the modern-day flush toilet isn’t good enough. Most of the developing world can’t afford to use it, and poor sanitation spreads diarrheal diseases. So the Gates Foundation is challenging universities to build a better toilet—latrines that are hygienic, … Continue reading

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Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation Grants $1.5M To Turn Human Waste Into Biofuel

Two of many challenges developing countries face are unsafe water and a lack of affordable energy. With the help of a new $1.5 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Ghana may be able to combine these lacks into … Continue reading

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