Clean Water from Whisky Distillery to Village: PurifAid Launch Toronto
Thursday, April 3, 2014, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
PurifAid, a social enterprise with a strong Toronto connection geared towards installing efficient, durable water decontamination systems to eliminate the toxins poisoning well water in rural Bangladesh, is pleased to invite members of the Harvard Club of Toronto to its launch party and reception. PurifAid has developed a simple technology to address arsenic poisoned water in Bangladesh using waste from whisky production. Club members are invited to learn about the technology, sample some whisky, taste Bengali treats and take in some Bollywood-style entertainment. PurifAid's partners are MaRS, Grand Challenges Canada (whose President is a Harvard grad) and BRAC, a large non-governmental development agency based in Bangladesh.
Cost: $10 (students); $20 (early bird); $25 (regular)
Location: MaRS Discovery District
101 College Street West
To register for the launch, visit the PurifAid website.