Elephant Pumps: Pump Aid's Business Solution to a Social Problem

            
 
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Case Code : LDEN072
Case Length : 17 Pages
Period : 1998-2010
Pub Date : 2010
Teaching Note : Not Available
Organization : Pump Aid.
Industry : Social / Safe Water
Countries : Africa

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Growing Through Collaboration

To generate funds for the Elephant Pump project, Pump Aid worked with major foundations and governments internationally. The organization developed an innovative funding partnership with corporate sponsors and several charitable organizations and NGOs such as the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development (CAFOD), CARE, Oxfam, Plan International, UNICEF, World Vision, International Development Enterprises, and Save the Children to provide sustainable water solutions to people of Africa...

Sustainability

According to the Pump Aid team, Elephant Pumps were sustainable in Africa as they were constructed from cheap materials available locally and were adaptable to local conditions.

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Moreover, the installation of Elephant Pumps was cost-effective, that is, they cost 500 for materials and installation, less than what was required for a metal piston pump...

The Road Ahead

Pump Aid planned to scale up the Elephant Pump project by expanding to other countries in Africa. It planned to set up more Elephant Pumps in rural schools in order to provide clean water to children and prevent the occurrence of water-borne diseases...

Exhibits

Exhibit I: Key Features of the Elephant Pump
Exhibit II: Pump Aid- Income and Expenditure Account
Exhibit III: Pump Aid Selected Financials
Exhibit IV: Working of an Elephant Pump
Exhibit V: Pump Aid - Key Ratios*

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