Our MicroConsignment Model creates access for the first time. It creates access through local entrepreneurs resulting in a locally sustainable value chain. Entrepreneur uncertainty is overcome to empower the creation of small businesses providing isolated villagers with a sustainable means to purchase glasses, cookstoves, solar chargers and lights, water purification buckets and the like.
Helioz aims to provide an affordable and efficient solar water disinfection tool for low-income households and humanitarian organizations around the globe. More than one third of the population in developing countries does not have access to any clean water supply. According to the UN, 80% of all illnesses/cases of death are caused by waterborne diseases. Nearly one in five child deaths – about 1.5 million each year – is due to diarrhea. It kills more young children than AIDS, malaria and measles combined.