Sameer Kalwani

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Sameer Kalwani developed the technology platforms for Sarvajal, a clean water franchise business in India. Sarvajal equips local entrepreneurs to sell clean water with electronic point-of-sale technology, a smart controller on the filtration system and mobile-enabled data collection that allows tracking of social impact in real time. With over 70,000 people currently benefiting and tens of thousands more to be reached within a matter of months, Sarvajal is reducing the burden of disease on society by providing affordable and clean drinking water to those without access.
  • Fellow 2011 Social Innovation Fellows
  • Fellow PopTech 2011
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Ask harder questions...and freeze your jeans

Ask harder questions...and freeze your jeans

Every day is World Water Day for some in our network. This weekend we connected with Ned Breslin from Water for People and Sameer Kalwani, former CTO at Sarvajal, to talk about what each of us can do to make a difference. The result? Three very different ways to help.Read more »

PopTech Editions II: The micro-everything revolution video playlist

Recently, PopTech launched its second Edition, Small is beautiful: The micro-everything revolution. Our Editions explore an emerging theme at the edge of change from the perspective of some of the remarkable innovators shaping it. Over the past few weeks, we’ve been highlighting pieces from contributors who are exploring the dynamics of the micro-everything

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PopTech Editions II: Sameer Kalwani on Sarvajal's clean water micro-infrastructure

PopTech Editions II: Sameer Kalwani on Sarvajal's clean water micro-infrastructure

Recently, PopTech launched its second Edition, Small is beautiful: The micro-everything revolution. Our Editions explore an emerging theme at the edge of change from the perspective of some of the remarkable innovators shaping it. In the coming weeks, we’ll highlight pieces from contributors who are exploring the dynamics of the micro-everything revolution,

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Announcing PopTech Editions II - Small is beautiful: The micro-everything revolution

Announcing PopTech Editions II - Small is beautiful: The micro-everything revolution

We’re excited to introduce PopTech Editions II – Small is beautiful: The micro-everything revolution, the second feature in our series that examines an emerging theme at the edge of change from the perspective of some of the remarkable innovators shaping it. As with our last Edition, this one serves as a guide to a timely topic with original essays and articles

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Meet the 2011 Social Innovation Fellows: Sameer Kalwani

Meet the 2011 Social Innovation Fellows: Sameer Kalwani

We’ve recently announced our Class of 2011 Social Innovation Fellows and we’re excited to share the diversity of their world-changing work with the PopTech community. To learn more about this new crop of Fellows, we posed one question to each of them: In one sentence, what is your work’s projected impact when it reaches scale?

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Welcoming the Social Innovation Fellows Class of 2011

Welcoming the Social Innovation Fellows Class of 2011

PopTech is proud to announce the Social Innovation Fellows Class of 2011!

This year’s Fellows are spearheading a compelling set of solutions to global challenges. They are reconnecting refugee families, helping people become “makers” of their own technology, improving local food production and distribution, and getting to the heart of measuring

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