33 Buckets: Solution to global clean water crisis has ASU flavor

33 Buckets: Solution to global clean water crisis has ASU flavor

Arizona State University published a piece on 33 Buckets and little bit about the story of our CEO, Mark Huerta. 

"Einstein once said: “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” A growing number of today’s college students embrace this message. They go to school to gain skills and insights with the idea of using them to better the world. Many of these social entrepreneurs come to the table with big ideas; some make a huge impact. Mark Huerta is one of them."

 

Reflecting on our trip to the Dominican Republic

Reflecting on our trip to the Dominican Republic

The CEO of Schools for Sustainability, Alyssa Ramos, published a Huffington Post article describes her thoughts and feelings working alongside with 33 Buckets.

"The most important and powerful tool we left behind, was not the clean drinking water, but hope. Altagracia is a 32 years old community leader and a mother to 5 children. She said, “Thank you so much. I have lived in this community my whole life and never in my wildest dreams would of imaged our poor community having clean drinking water.”

Two more checks on 33 Buckets' list

Two more checks on 33 Buckets' list

Learn more about the latest projects in Peru and Dominican Republic through this article published by Monique Clement in ASU Engineering news for alumni

“We have the technology to solve the clean water problem in the world,” Sridhar says. “What hasn’t been addressed is an effective method of global distribution. So we changed our focus to distribution and components for filtration as well as education, which is just as important to solving the water issue.”

33 Buckets featured on wHy ASU is an "Entrepreneurial University"

33 Buckets featured on wHy ASU is an "Entrepreneurial University"

Arizona State University’s entrepreneurial spirit was honored Tuesday night (June 7, 2016) at the annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education.

At the symposium in Lowell, Massachusetts, ASU representative Ji Mi Choi, associate vice president of strategic partnerships and programs, was presented with the Entrepreneurial University Award, a recognition of ASU’s support of entrepreneurial programs and curriculum across the institution, from student startups to maker spaces to projects aimed at having an immediate impact on the world.

The article further describes 7 reasons why is an "Entrepreneurial University" highlighting Engineering Projects in Community Service in particular the impact of 33 Buckets.

Interview with iTech

Interview with iTech

An interview with three engineering students at ASU who are a part of 33 Buckets, a disruptive, clean water distribution platform designed to empower communities to improve their own quality of life.

Dell Social Innovation Challenge

Dell Social Innovation Challenge

State Press from Arizona State University covered our story.

"The "33 Buckets" team was competing in the Dell Challenge internationally with students from universities such as University of California, Berkeley, Waseda University and University of Oxford. About 60,000 Students competed to become finalists."