Sarah lost 80% of her sight (see her dog guide in the photo)
Her PhD topic is on Poverty & Disability, Cause, Cures & Consequences. Her theory is that by supporting the disabled to have an income that covers their needs in their society, the impact is that the whole community will correct the issues arising from the poverty enforced on people globally. There are several parts to the work all of which should impact positively on: the way disability is treated; how globally families with disabled members are far more likely to live in poverty; and, how much people with disabilities have to offer the world if given chance to gain education and employment.
Shefounded & runs 4 non profit organisations in England:
one supports disabled people in poverty through advocacy. It enables the disabled to get employment within the care and maintenance industry.
One supports homeless people in the UK to build and regenerate homes for themselves.
One, a food and clothes bank, provides clothes and food to those in need – it does this through and with a community cafe.
The 4th is a collective impact project.
The collective impact project is creating sustainable accessible villages that provide every adult with universal basic income, apprenticeships, education and health care.
The collective impact project consists of schools and homes spread in all African countries, but Benin. More schools and homes are in Asia and Bulgaria where we are working on a deprived location on a mountain without water supply but easier to convert into another tourist location – a massive industry.
The schools and homes are introduces to the project by leaders that know best – we work with community leaders because of their dedications.
Sarah arranges for disabled students to do voluntary work on the project. She arranges for disabled ex military to provide the logistics and man power to the project. She sends to the project disabled and older people as tourists so that the villages can gain income and trade.
And, yes, politics is her side issue for raising the profile of our work.
Apart from generating real income, many of the foregoing activities together get research grant.
Thanks to Rex and Climate, Inc (Climate), RaHa has direct supplies devoid of layering – this makes RaHa bring the highest value to the water starved. Climate’s roles are design, project solutions, products, certifying installations, and helping build maintenance programs.
Rex is an executive with proven record of delivering sales and operational results for new and growing businesses. He has high comprehension and ability to fast download all aspects of an operation from the ground up through the eyes of the water-starved and the toilet-less. He has an end-user centric approach to problem solving that produces breakthrough results in revenue growth and cost reduction (EBITDA). 25+years demonstrated ability to lead large, diverse teams by defining clear objectives and working cross functionally inside and outside the organization to achieve positive results, boosting revenue and shareholder value by creating and executing innovative growth strategies, delivering improved customer value propositions, and building top tiered engaged teams.
He runs Climate, which distributes several of the most dynamic rainwater harvesting and stormwater product lines in the world. Climate has an enormous selection of tanks made from stainless steel, galvanized steel, fiberglass, and poly for rainwater harvesting, secondary containment, cooling towers, agriculture, wineries, car washes, stormwater, and much more.
One of Rex’s ambitions is to make RaHa a full line integration and supply organ for products of Climate. Rainwater Harvesting Division of Climate are a global distributor for 3P Technik Filtersysteme HDPE (anti bacterial/food grade/ UV resistant) pre filtration and rainwater harvesting exclusively. The division supplies multiple varieties of tanks, liners, bladders, pump stations and pumps, UV systems, tank level monitoring, fittings, and accessories.
Sanitation Division of Climate also has SANI SOLAR and other interesting products.
Christian H. Leeb
Chris loves to work with entrepreneurs on their disruptive business ideas –– he wants to bring the ideas to life. He is a visionary thinker and maker. A dreamer of a better world. He has a holistic approach to everyone and everything. He is a double-bass player. A risk taker. Always curious to learn, meet and exchange.
Winner, Africa Water Leaders Award, 2017
Conferred “51 Most Impactful Leaders in Water & Water Management”.
Titi, Clean Water and Sustainability Advisor Developing Countries of 4Good Inc., is a native Kenyan who thoroughly understands the culture, the system, and the people. He knows how to overcome roadblocks to accomplish his goals. He works beyond tribe and community to bring toilets and fresh water wherever there is a need —in every area of his country or the world.
Titi’s civil engineering background, management experience and understanding of the Kenyan culture make him uniquely capable to lead these projects.
While Titi works personally with the projects, he does not draw a salary from donations. All money donated goes directly into toilets for the toilet-less and rainwater harvesting or boreholes for water-deprived villages.
RaHa began as leaders saw, first-hand, the difficulty some villages had in finding clean water.
RaHa‘s founder, Titi Kadu, studied civil engineering and worked with consulting engineering firm, Otieno Odongo & Partners, supervising and managing civil works. One project involved road through an area with serious water problems. Titi saw that quarries left behind collected contaminated rainwater. This dirty water became the poor villagers’ best source of water.
Titi brought his engineering skills to bear on solving the pressing need for clean water close to home. Rainwater harvesting seemed the ideal solution. He researched the best methods for rainwater harvesting in low-income settlements.
He wanted a system that:
Required no electricity;
Needed Little maintenance;
Could be kept up by the community members without needing for skilled labor;
Greatest value for building cost;
Low to no cost to run;
Long lasting; and,
For water storage, his research led him to durable galvanized steel tanks and zincalume steel tanks with a life-span of 60 years.
Starting out, he helped recondition tanks for a new lease on life for Oiti village in Kajiado Kenya. The tank was not used for several years because it could not contain water. Titi used his own funds to make the tank useable.
Ms. Grace Mueni nominated the water scarce community of Kavililo in Kitui, Kenya. Water was so scarce there, that when she drove to the community she would fill her car with cans of water to take to the village. Some members of the community had to walk 12 hours for a single round trip to collect water.
Again, Titi used personal money to drill a well or bore hole in Kavililo. But he could not continue to fund all the projects his heart wanted to do.
So Titi created RaHa, RaHa Solutions & Raha Charitable Trust.
His understanding of the need for community participation helped him set up a unique way to involve the community, advertisers, and media. Through creative publicity and shared work, RaHa builds a sense of joint ownership and responsibility.
Sandy markets RaHa in the USA. She donates to many charitable activities.
Evo Aqua has spent more than 20 years with rainwater harvesting and stormwater treatment and offers one of the widest ranges of products worldwide to protect our most valuable resource water.
The development, production, design and planning of facilities and products is one of the strenghts that set Evo Aqua apart from competitors.
Thanks to Evos’s know-how and international experience in Asia, Europe, North and South America, we are able to offer you the best solution required.
Due to our perfectionism service; quality, research and continuous development is for us the most important issue.
Count on us and on our products manufactured in Europe.
Adam is the Managing Director at Rainwater Factors Limited, Swindon, United Kingdom
He is an experienced Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working in the renewables and environment industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Plumbing, Water Filtration, Sales, and Management. Strong business development professional with a Bachelor’s degree focused in Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations from Curtin University of Technology.
Rainwater Factors Limited supplies RainSafe to RaHa.
Stephanus H. Vermeulen
Stephanus had a successful career in Advertising and Entertainment (TV/Film) on 4 continents before he had the honor of becoming an advisor to President Obama’s 2010 Presidential Rank Review Board, a think-tank of Industry professionals that aided and ranked government leaders and helped them to communicate the change the country was going through. Stephanus worked for almost every large film studio in Hollywood including Dreamworks, Sony pictures, and Paramount Pictures. His work appeared on TV networks such as Fox Sports and MTV. In advertising, he worked with global brands such as Philips, Coca-Cola, IBM, ING, Heineken, CMG, and many more. Using his experience, Stephanus created Social Impact Apps in the US and in Europe in 2015 – the company that created the base idea for 4Good Inc. Stephanus also wrote the book: Change For New Generations – How a Generation can Change the World! Today, Stephanus is Co-Founder and CEO of 4Good Inc. and is an Entrepreneur and activist who is passionate about Gen Z behavior and world change.
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