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A technology without a heart behind, is not enough.

WE ARE ALFREDO ZOLEZZI FOUNDATION

A non-profit organization that proposes and promotes Innovation with Purpose, connecting advanced science and technology with social and environmental problems.

14 June, 2018 +

Testimonials: The first Pilots

Since 2011, Alfredo Zolezzi and his team have concentrated their efforts on proving that it is possible to connect technological innovation with social problems. The first pilots were implemented in Chile, in vulnerable communities that did not have access to water, generating an immediate change in the quality of life of these people

14 June, 2018 +

OUR STORY

The foundation was born propelled by the vision of Alfredo Zolezzi, Chilean industrial designer, but essentially an innovator. He dedicates his work to linking advanced science and innovative business models to accelerate the fight against poverty.

25 May, 2018 +

PWSS TECHNOLOGY EVOLUTION: THE SOLUTION TODAY

Scaling a disruptive technology in the water industry has not been easy. There are innumerable products, however, they have not been designed to reach the most vulnerable contexts. After 7 years of prototypes, testing in real conditions – underserved, communities, schools - and continuous technological improvements, we have PWSS products manufactured with European certification and ISO standards.

25 May, 2018 +

CONTAMINATED WATER? THE CHILE PLAN

Access to safe and potable water is a fundamental factor for health and human development at all national and local levels. Investments for adequate supply of potable water can provide a net economic benefit by reducing negative impact in the public health, which can cost many times more than the investment in safe water supply.

31 January, 2018 +

The opportunity to challenge what is established

Innovation is inherent to the human being, it is what allows us to advance. Alfredo invites us to overlook racisms, political parties and ideologies, to work in collaboration. Innovation has no borders; we all have the opportunity to challenge what is established.

24 January, 2018

We do Innovation with Purpose – Chileans without Borders

Fundación Chile chose Alfredo Zolezzi as part of the first generation of 'Chileans without Borders'. This nomination distinguishes people who have innovated from their own disciplines, motivated by the construction of a better country

24 January, 2018

From Chile to the world: clean water for the poor

In 2012, Reuters.com published the first steps of the Plasma Water Sanitation System prototype, installed in the San José de Cerrillos Settlement, in Chile. This technology was conceived to connect advanced science and innovation with social issues.

24 January, 2018

Question & Answer Plasma Water Sanitation System

Access to potable water is one of the most complex humanitarian problems; the lack of it has direct impact in the multiplication of poverty in the world. The basic consumption of clean water and hygiene are fundamental for the health of children, families and communities, preventing the spread of diseases and generating favorable conditions for human development. (WHO/UNICEF, 2017).

08 January, 2018 +

Question & Answer Alfredo Zolezzi Foundation

Since 2011, Alfredo Zolezzi, his family and a multidisciplinary team of professionals embarked on the challenge to demonstrate that it is possible to connect advanced science and technology with poverty.

08 January, 2018 +
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