Creating a Clean Water Economy

Jessica Laporte, A14, is helping Haitian women build a business that will fight the spread of cholera

Jessica Laporte (Tufts B.A. International Relations 2014) is helping Haitian women build a local business that will fight the spread of cholera.  The business is called “Kouzin Dlo” in Haitian Creole and “Community Chlorinators” in English.  It is the first venture launched by the “Archimedes Project”, an ideation lab, founded by Faith Wallace-Gadsden (Tufts Ph.D. Microbiology 2014), focused on creating clean water and sanitation social enterprises around the world.