"EnterpriseWorks/VITA (EWV) based in Washington DC is an international not-for-profit organization working to combat poverty through economic development programs based on sustainable, enterprise-oriented solutions. EWV has worked with local businesses and organizations for more than 40 years in 100 countries."

"By supporting profit-making enterprises to create employment and to increase productivity and profits, EWV addresses the challenges of rural, peri-urban, and urban development."

"EnterpriseWorks/VITA focuses on a number of activities that hold enormous importance to hundreds of millions in the developing world, allowing for replication of activities across regions and continents. By focusing on key sectors, EWV emphasizes interventions that could achieve significant economic benefits for large numbers of entrepreneurs. Production and distribution of products resides in the hands of local entrepreneurs and producers, fostering sustainable and broad economic growth. EWV’s programs target the following key sectors—Energy, Water and Sanitation, Natural Resources, Agribusiness and Cross-cutting."

How you can help

It would be interesting to learn;
  • type of fuel
  • amount of fuel used
  • how long water is boiled to achieve purification
  • country
  • % of population that boils water for water purification
  • any info on CO2 emissions during the boiling process


Don Feil
President & CEO
1825 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 630
Washington, DC 20009
donfeil at enterpriseworks.org
Skype: donfeil

Direct: 202-463-8479
Main: 202-293-5600;
Fax: 202-293-4598

Further information

Find out more here about EnterpriseWorks/VITA (EMV) and the work they do.