External Partners

Abbott Laboratories is an American multinational medical devices and health care company with headquarters in Abbott Park, Illinois.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures is an investor-led fund made up of members of the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, guided by scientific and technological expertise and committed to investing patiently in developing new ways to live, eat, travel, and build. Breakthrough Energy provides reliable and affordable power without contributing to climate change.Breakthrough Energy invests in new technologies that make power reliable and affordable for everyone while not warming the planet.

Assist International designs and implements humanitarian programs that build capacity, develop opportunities, and save lives around the world. Assist International believes the best way to provide effective and sustainable solutions that bring about lasting change is by working with in-country partners and coming alongside to empower them and increase their capacity.

BM Farm Africa Limited is a Tanzanian non-profit organization focused on community development through agricultural improvements, with a particular focus on subsistence farming. BM Farm Africa provides agronomic and market-based requirements training, and advocates for fair trade practices.

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) is the world’s largest construction equipment manufacturer, founded in 1925. The company principally operates through three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation – and provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.

The Fondation SUEZ supports decisive actions in developing countries to develop access to essential services (water, sanitation and waste) for underprivileged populations, as well as in France in promoting social cohesion through education, culture and sport, and supporting the integration of vulnerable populations via training and employment.

The GE Foundation, the philanthropic organization of General Electric Company, invests in initiatives that work to solve some of the world’s most difficult problems. The Foundation focuses on education, health, environment, public policy, human rights, disaster relief and community success around the globe. The GE Foundation also supports employees and retirees engaging in their communities through its Matching Gifts program and United Way campaigns.

Global Partners for Development is a 501(c) tax-exempt organization that works directly with communities in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda to identify and implement development projects in the areas of education and public health. They work in partnership with local communities to provide proactive project design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation support.

Hecate Energy is a developer of large-scale renewable energy systems with over 2,400 MW of power plants around the world, currently developing projects in the United States, Jordan, and Africa. They specialize in solar and wind power, natural gas plants and energy storage, unearthing creative approaches to structuring PPAs and financing power projects.

The largest commercial stable isotope laboratory in the world, Isotech specializes in high-precision carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur isotope analysis – isotopic fingerprinting – for a variety of industries.

Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles (ISRA) undertakes and develops research on plant, animal, forestry and fishery production and on rural socioeconomics in order to contribute to the increase of Senegal’s agricultural production and its sustainability. ISRA implements its research agenda in the various ecological zones of Senegal: dry and humid continental rain zone, irrigated continental zone, littoral zone, and maritime zone.

Lorentz is the market leader in solar powered water pumping solutions. Lorentz products are built for off-grid, rural and often hostile environments. Lorentz solar pumps serve three main application areas, Drinking Water for people and livestock, Irrigation of crops, from smallholdings to large commercial farms and for swimming pool circulation/filtration.

The Ministry of Water of the United Republic of Tanzania has adopted innovative strategies to ensure water access for Tanzanians yhrough the Water Supply and Sanitation Act 2019 and creation of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency. Public-private partnerships, capacity building, and data-based watershed management are key to the Ministry’s vision.

Netafim is an Israeli manufacturer of precision irrigation equipment founded in 1965. The company produces drippers, dripperlines, sprinklers and micro-emitters.

oikos International is an international, student-led non-profit organization for sustainability in economics and management. Founded in 1987 in Switzerland, it empowers student change agents worldwide to embed sustainability in academia and from there into day-to-day business, government and personal activities.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is based in Waltham, MA and provides scientific instrumentation, laboratory equipment, software, and services for academia, government, and industry.

Talus Analytics specializes in translating complex systems and data analysis to drive practical decision-making. Talus’s experience includes designing and developing influenza response systems for the CDC, evaluating the response requirements for large scale international outbreaks, geostatistical risk models for insurance, and creative design for software systems architectures to drive start-up strategy.

Trees for the Future (TREES) is an international development non-profit organization that meets a triple bottom line: poverty alleviation, hunger eradication, and healing the environment. TREES trains farmers to plant and manage Forest Gardens that sustainably feed families and raise incomes. TREES currently works across five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa: Cameroon, Kenya, Senegal, Tanzania, and Uganda.

WaterAid is one of the largest non-governmental organizations in the world focused on clean water, sanitation and hygiene in the world’s poorest and most marginalized communities. Since its founding in 1981, WaterAid has reached 24 million people with access to clean water and sanitation across Sub-Saharan Africa, the Asia-Pacific region, and Central America.

WaterBoys was founded by retired NFL defensive end Chris Long and named for one of the most overlooked but integral parts of a team. Waterboys provides communities with safe and sustainable water access with an innovative approach to fundraising that encourages professional athletes and their fans to mobilize their networks to raise funds and awareness around water issues.

Water and Environmental Development Company (WEDECO) Ltd is a private Tanzanian LLC working with governmental, NGO and donor agencies to provide water and sanitation services for rural and urban communities in Tanzania and across Africa. WEDECO’s expertise includes water facility construction, environmental sanitation systems, institutional and capacity development, health promotion, and hygiene education.

WorldServe International has worked for over 25 years to provide clean water to communities across East Africa. WorldServe’s vision combines powerful partnerships, sustainable solutions and experience, using a sustainable, solar-powered clean water process with the potential to reach up to 7,500 people per water source.