Solving Humanitarian Issues Worldwide
Chemists Without Borders solves humanitarian problems by mobilizing the resources and expertise of the global chemistry community and its networks.
The most common problems include poor water quality, maldistribution of medicines and vaccines, and lack of chemical education. Chemists Without Borders focuses on duplicating and providing proven solutions. Entrepreneurship is built into our programs as much as possible so that those we help can become more prosperous and help others.
Recent and current projects include validation of a composite-iron-matrix arsenic-removal water filter, field verification of a low cost, low tech arsenic measurement device, provision of water filters for rural Bangladesh, and designing secondary science lab exercises for Sierra Leone.
Annual Report 2013
Answers at Hand with Prof Alexander Scheeline
Hear this fascinating story and join the conversation with Prof Alexander Scheeline, SpectroClick founder discussing Spectrometers for use in the developing world 9 AM PST, February 5, 2015 This is part of our regular, twice-monthly Not-Just-for-Chemists open conversations To join the conversation, dial +1-626-677-3000 (West Coast) Enter access code 365675# (The call is free, but toll charges may apply.)
Support Our Project
You are invited to Chemists Without Borders IndieGoGo fund raising site which describes our work in Bangladesh on our Arsenic Education Project