EMF and MWF strategic partnership

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Since early 2010, I have also been managing the Ecological Management Foundation (EMF). Founded by Allerd Stikker, the EMF has been involved in water for 20 years. EMF has initiated a number of activities and organizations, including the Micro Water Facility.

Since early 2010, I have also been managing the Ecological Management Foundation (EMF). Founded by Allerd Stikker, the EMF has been involved with water for 20 years. EMF has initiated a number of activities and organizations, including the Micro Water Facility.

What is the relationship between EMF and MWF? EMF envisages water solutions, builds consortia to draw up a plan to realise them and incubates the plan into a feasible social venture. During the incubating period MWF is called in on a transaction basis, offering business development assistance and financial engineering (securing funding).

EMF may be described as a lead generator for MWF. The combination permits us to offer a broad range of services to entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial organizations.


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