Dr. Bhagwati P Agrawal is a social entrepreneur, who is the director of Sustainable Innovations Inc. based in Fairfax, Virginia. Agrawal pursued his higher education from America. He always had keen interest in technology, and never wanted to be questioned about the same. Been in America, he worked for creating technologies for over 100 Fortune companies.
Having achieved excellence in his endeavors, Agrawal remembered his roots very well. He had remembered the times when he had to fetch water from surrounding areas and consume that water for the whole day. One day he called upon a meeting with his friends who discussed about the lack of clean water and sanitation facilities in the Indian villages.
He visited villages and learnt the situations even better. Firstly as he says in his interview, there was no ground water in villages; water the village received was all rainwater. Due to this, women and kids had to spend around 4 hours every day on an average to fetch water and bring it back to their houses. In this manner the women would waste a lot of time daily and remain unemployed. The kids on the other hand had to miss their school.
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