Foundation Helps Provide Clean Water in Rwanda

    Manna Energy is bringing

    to secondary schools in Rwanda, Ciara O'Rourke writes in the Green Inc. blog. The foundation will provide solar-powered water purification systems to schools in the African country. It is also looking at selling carbon credits upon receiving approval from a United Nations board for the generation of these credits. The profits from the sale of the credits will be used to install more purification systems, Manna founder Ron Garan was quoted as saying.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.