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February 17, 2022

Thirst Project Nova SBE: Newsletter October

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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Impactful Alumni: Meet Joana Dias da Cunha

Nova SBE is running an Alumni Video Series to showcase how they are contributing to the SDG Agenda at a professional level. Joana Dias da Cunha is our first speaker: Founder & CEO at Fair Bazaar & Fair News, she is also a sustainability advocate, climate optimist, and social entrepreneur.

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Business schools target the next-gen with sustainable courses

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