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Submitted by: Jon Kaufman,

Project Owner: Rotary Club of Peninsula Starlight and various other Rotary Clubs

Project Description:
Since 2013, the H2OpenDoors project has installed 33 water purification plants in 11 countries. Each install provides safe drinking water every day for up to 10,000 of the rural poor throughout the world. We are a project of Rotary clubs, NOT a standalone NGO. We’ve developed the methods and best practices to provide a permanent water solution in villages, schools, and hospitals with the lowest cost per beneficiary of any other approach.

Would you like to see your club make a big impact for thousands with one project? Let’s do it together with a little technology…and a whole lot of soul.

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Project Contact:

  • Jon Kaufman is Director of H2OpenDoors, a project of Rotary clubs worldwide. He is also CEO of Global Water First, a new social impact investment firm intended to scale up H2OpenDoors’ work to create dozens of large Smart Water and Power Hubs each year.Jon can be reached at and at 650.520.6873.