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Reinventing the Toilet for Safe and Affordable Sanitation | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded Delft University of Technology (TU Delft, The Netherlands) a grant to ‘Reinvent the toilet’.

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DELFT, Netherlands -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded Delft University of Technology (TU Delft, The Netherlands) a grant to ‘Reinvent the toilet’. Aim of this project is to develop new technology for processing human waste without links to water, energy, or sewer lines, and at costs affordable to the poor in developing countries.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced this grant today at the AfricaSan conference in Rwanda (www.africasan3.com) as part of more than $40 million in new investments launching its Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene strategy.

To read the full press release, visit the Delft University web site.

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