27 Feb '14, 3pm

New Financing Models Bring Greener Products to Developing Countries via @SustAbility

The idea is similar to the various financing and credit options offered at car dealerships or for home buying. Now the model is also being applied to other products aimed at low-income consumers in developing countries. Vestergaard, a company that produces health interventions like mosquito nets and fly screens for low-income populations, is experimenting with a new financing model to bring cleaner water to communities in Kenya. One of its products, the LifeStraw Family water filter, provides safe drinking water to families without access to piped water.

Full article: http://www.sustainability.com/blog/new-financing-models-b...

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