Vodafone M-Pesa partners with WaterHealth India to serve the underserved ‘Bottom of the Pyramid’ customers

Friday, June 19, 2015

WaterHealth is a global leader in setting up decentralized water purification systems that provides safe drinking water to over five (5) million people globally.

Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers has partnered with WaterHealth India (WHIN), a wholly owned subsidiary of US based WaterHealth International, to facilitate its cash collection process across 450 locations in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

A large part of the world faces an acute water crisis today, in that about 780 million people do not have access to clean drinking water which leads to serious health, economic and social repercussions. Water related diseases account for maximum mortality rate among children under age five (5) and about 50% of the world’s hospital beds are occupied by patients being treated for water borne diseases.

Source: TechWhack (link opens in a new window)

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Agriculture, Health Care
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global health, public health, sanitation, water