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Gemma Bulos
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Gemma Bulos is an award-winning social entrepreneur and the Director of the Global Women’s Water Initiative. Prior to stepping in as Director of GWWI, Gemma was the Founder/Executive Director of A Single Drop (USA) and the Founding Director of A Single Drop for Safe Water in the Philippines, developing innovative programming that creates income- generating community-based water service organizations. For this innovation, Gemma received national and international social entrepreneur awards from Echoing Green (International, 2007), Ernst Young (Philippines 2009) and Schwab Foundation (Asia 2010), and others. Her programs also won accolades including the Tech Museum Tech Equality Award (2010) and Warriors of the UN Millennium Goals (2010), sponsored by Kodak Philippines. In 2011, she was recognized as one of the Most Influential Thought Leaders and Innovative Filipinas in the United States.

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Transforming Women's Water Burdens Into Economic Opportunities

8 Comments | Posted April 19, 2012 | 6:10 PM

In rural Uganda, it's dawn and a mother and daughter gather their empty jericans (3- to 5- gallon water containers), their dirty pots and soiled clothing to begin their daily chores. There is a local vendor that sells clean water but it's too expensive at 25 cents per jerican to...

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