In the past few weeks I’ve told you about two competitions for entrepreneurs across Africa. Now let me share a little advice on pitching and business plans from the pros. Whether you’re making a pitch video, or a live pitch-of-your-life to Warren Buffett himself, you need to prepare and practice. Some of you have been with me here for about six years. Prime time is now!
People have been trying to turn seawater into drinking water for thousands of years, but the process is not usually energy-efficient or affordable.
At a newly constructed facility in Kenya, however, a nonprofit called GivePower is tackling that challenge using solar power.
The desalination system, which started operating in the coastal area of Kiunga in July 2018, can create 19,800 gallons (75,000 liters) of fresh drinking water each day enough for 25,000 people.