Safe water and sanitation are elemental to thriving economies.
A lack of investment, above all, is responsible for the global water crisis.
There is a massive market demand for safe water and sanitation in emerging markets.
market demand from individuals for affordable financing to meet their water and sanitation needs.
of small and medium enterprises in emerging markets are either unserved or underserved by financial institutions.
WaterEquity addresses this demand by attracting and investing the level of capital needed to end the global water crisis, empowering millions of women and communities to meet their water and sanitation needs.
In high-growth economies, demand for water and sanitation creates extraordinary opportunities for enterprises that can deliver.
785M people globally lack access to safe water and pay up to 15x more to purchase it from vendors than if they were connected to a utility.
When girls no longer have to spend time collecting water, they can attend school. And, for every year a girl stays in school, her income can increase by 15-25 percent.
With safe water and sanitation, women can participate fully in economic activity. When all women work, global GDP is projected to rise by 28 trillion USD.