Tag Archives: Africa

The Gift of Life

In 2010, the PackH2O water backpack was created by Greif, the leader in industrial packaging. After the tragic hurricane hit Haiti, CEO David Fischer and Chief Sustainability Officer Scott Griffin developed the idea surrounding a pressing issue that not many … Continue reading

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This is What it’s All About – Packs Making a Difference

To all of our partners, and to everyone that has sponsored packs – this is what our efforts are really about: stories of how we’re making an impact! People can see, now more than ever, how important this pack really … Continue reading

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The Kenya Project: A Water Transportation Crisis

The problem is enormous. Today, one out of every seven people in the world doesn’t have access to safe and convenient water. We lose 3 million people each year due to water related illness – the impact results in 4000 children … Continue reading

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In Partners We Trust

If not for our amazing partners, our goal of providing water backpacks to those impacted by the water crisis, would not be achievable. Together we can achieve so much more. Partners for Care is a perfect example. Their amazing work … Continue reading

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Design Outreach in the Central African Republic

Our new partners, Design Outreach, has just returned home after an amazing trip to the Central African Republic. While installing their first deep water well in the country, they also tested our water backpack! Watch them breakthrough on their first well … Continue reading

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Our most precious resource

The last few trips to Haiti for me have been so exciting. Among many projects both philanthropic and those encompassing social entrepreneurship; my eyes light up going into the field near Mirabalais to see how our new passion called the backpack is doing. Imagine if … Continue reading

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