Charlottesville’s leading entrepreneurs and technology professionals honored MadiDrop PBC with the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council’s (CBIC) 2017 Social Good Award for our commitment to the global drinking water crisis.
In Wakiso District – Uganda, the Namulonge Primary School had 375 students, however as few as 250 would attend on a daily basis. Drinking water for the children was not treated, and the management reported pupils’ complaints of diarrhea, typhoid, stomach aches and fever...
MadiDrop PBC is both a public benefit company (PBC) and a Certified B Corp. These designations serve us well as we strive to achieve our mission to ensure safe water for all people. As a PBC, our articles of incorporation dictate how shareholders and stakeholders are included in our social mission...
It’s been just over a year since we launched the M-Drop as a drinking water solution at the UNC Water and Health Conference in October 2015. Since then, we’ve met many organizations and individuals committed to relieving the world’s drinking water dilemma...
Every day at MadiDrop PBC, we're inspired by the children, families and community leaders who are embracing MadiDrops as their safe water solution. We've brought many of them together in our "Faces of MadiDrop" video.
MadiDrop PBC is proud to announce that we have achieved Certified B Corp status. We’ve joined an elite worldwide group of 1,800 Certified B Corporations that are leading a global movement to use business as a force for good.
In June, Oak Pointe Church from Novi, Michigan brought 1,000 MadiDrops with them on their mission trip to Zambia.
With all of the water treatment technologies available to address the global drinking water dilemma, how does a community choose the best approach to address their specific needs? What are the circumstances that dictate whether a technology will or won’t work in that community?
In the State of Tamil Nadu in Southern India, many families receive their drinking water once per week through a municipal pipe system. Stored in concrete catchments within their homes, the water is often high in microbial pathogens and turbidity. In some communities, ground-water pollution from the local fireworks industry contributes to the contaminated water dilemma.
The National Venture Capital Association has named Charlottesville the fastest growing venture ecosystem in the United States. According to Michael Straightiff, Executive Director of the University of Virginia’s Licensing and Ventures Group (LVG), companies such as MadiDrop PBC are helping to garner the attention. See the video interview.