Topics » Social Issues   Sept. 22, 2010

'Art of Dirt' and Rural Life

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Water and ProsperityMore Crop Per DropFrom Asia to EthiopiaCreating an Income StreamPressure Pump'The Art of Dirt'Admiring the ArtTechnology and ArtDrawing WaterSimple TechnologyDrip IrrigationAl Doerksen, CEOWorldwide WorkRural ArtHopes for the FutureEducating the PublicOut of PovertyWater Access and InformationFreedom From WeatherOld and NewMarketing to the PublicCustomers and ArtistsClean Water, Healthier LivesTraditional ArtThe CustomersTreadle PumpsWork and PlayWater at WorkCelebrating the MarketplaceIrrigation SystemEasy Use910 Arts

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International Development Enterprises noticed a trend among farmers: Once they gained enough income from their water pumps, they wanted mechanized pumps. But most mechanized pumps require diesel, which is expensive and not environmentally friendly. So IDE is developing a solar powered water pump for their customers.
Listen to Al Doerksen of International Development Enterprise

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