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April 11, 2022

Thirst Project Nova SBE: Newsletter January-February

This is a quick read (2-3 minutes) on what are the new ways of approaching the fight against thirst not only around the world but also in Thirst Project Nova SBE.

Thirst Project Nova SBE is a project fully run by students that started in 2008 in the United States and has now saved over half a million people by getting them safe drinking water. 663 million more to go! It came to Portugal officially in 2019, brought by the Nova SBE student Constança Santos Silva and it grew fast, now moving over 4000 student volunteers.

Get to know the new projects of this team of more than 20 students of Nova SBE that constantly try to move people into helping in this cause, also know how to help and how scientific innovation is playing a part on this matter.

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Thirst Project Nova SBE

Thirst Project Nova SBE

Thirst Project Nova SBE is a project fully run by students that started in 2008 in the United States and has now saved over half a million people by getting them safe drinking water. 663 million more to go!

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