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Profiles of Purpose: Clear as Water

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Samuel Appenteng discusses the struggles of rural communities in accessing clean water in Sub Saharan Africa, emphasizing the importance of groundwater exploration and borehole drilling. Access to clean water brings economic and health benefits, with the goal of becoming a top provider of water services in West Africa by 2025. Collaboration with partners and investors is crucial for achieving these goals and making a significant impact on people's lives.

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Challenges faced by rural communities in accessing clean water in Sub Saharan Africa.
02:08
Over 320 million people in Sub Saharan Africa lack access to potable water, leading to water sanitation challenges.
Importance of relief and comfort for deprived communities through groundwater exploration and borehole drilling.
Joy and excitement experienced by villagers when clean water is accessed, improving their quality of life.
Impact of Access to Potable Water
04:18
Stanford Seed program led to significant growth in a company, increasing turnover from 2 million to 15 million.
Company aims to become the top provider of professional water services in West Africa by 2025 and expand solar connections to rural communities.
Collaboration with partners and investors is crucial for achieving company goals.
Ultimate aim is to make a significant impact on people's lives, especially those who may not live to see their 18th birthday.