2011 Challenge

Global Water Crisis

ABOUT THE CHALLENGE

Global Water Crisis

In 2011, the Hult Prize Foundation teamed up with Matt Damon and Water.org and challenged students worldwide to tackle the world’s Clean Water Crisis. The challenge highlighted the fact that 2.5 billion people in the world lacked access to clean water and sanitation – basic human rights.

Official Challenge Document
WINNER

M.PAANI

University of Cambridge

m.Paani designs and implements mobile-based loyalty programs that help communities living at the bottom of the pyramid get the most out of their spend. Users of the m.Paani platform earn points for their mobile phone usage or expenditure on select consumer good products that can be monetized for products and services – such as safe water, education, energy and healthcare – which will improve their lives,

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Past challenges