News round-up: Micro Drip, Ripple Effect and case competitions
Thanks to Majid Mirza, a summer intern with our investee Micro Drip, we’d like to share some incredible unfiltered footage about what’s happening behind the scenes in Pakistan. Check out all of the videos at his blog here or on his YouTube channel.
The Ripple Effect team heads to Kenya for the second part of their project’s implementation. The Ripple Effect project delivers hands-on innovation training, business expertise and a sense of urgency to a select group of companies and organizations that are developing solutions for the delivery and storage of clean water in India and East Africa. Follow their blog to learn more.
Acumen Fund is co-sponsoring The Next: 2010 Case Writing Competition along with the William Davidson Institute and the World Resources Institute. The case writing competition is open to students and faculty members at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Case submissions must be on a social venture (e.g., VisionSpring) or a relevant base of the pyramid topic (e.g., the role of subsidies in social ventures). Read more here.