re:source is a start-up team based out of Stanford University, funded by a Grand Challenges Explorations Phase 1 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. We strive to deliver hygienic and aspirational sanitation service to some of the poorest urban households on the planet.  Learn more about our concept, and why we think household sanitation specifically is so important.

Our Mission: Recover resources from waste to finance the delivery of in-home sanitation service to the poorest urban households on the planet.

Our Vision: A world in which every household uses convenient, safe and affordable sanitation that improves quality of life and the environment.

Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL) 

Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL) is a US 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to protecting soil resources, empowering communities and transforming wastes into resources in Haiti. We believe that the path to sustainability is through transformation, of both disempowered people and discarded materials, turning apathy and pollution into valuable resources.

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University

The Freeman Spogoli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University (FSI) is Stanford University's primary center for innovative research on major international issues and challenges. FSI builds on Stanford's impressive intellectual strengths and rigorous academic standards through interdisciplinary research conducted by its university-wide faculty, researchers, and visiting scholars.

Center on Food Security and the Environment

Stanford University’s Center on Food Security and the Environment, a joint effort of FSI and Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, addresses critical global issues of hunger, poverty and environmental degradation by generating vital knowledge and policy-relevant solutions. An interdisciplinary team of scholars accomplishes this mission through a focused research portfolio, teaching program, and direct science and policy advising.