Winner of World Bank DM2006
Winner of World Bank
DM2006! In Washington DC on May 9th 2006 the prize winners of the annual
worldwide Development Marketplace competitions were announced.
From the 2593 applications, IaW was selected together with our partner Resource
Development International (RDI) (www.rdic.org)
and rewarded with funds for implementation our Rope Pump project.
Implementation of the project will start in July 2006.
The water pump factory manufactures 5 types of rope pumps and 12 staff have fulltime
jobs. There are over 4000 pumps installed in Cambodia (May-2012) and our designs
are shared with North Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, Pakistan, Morocco, Kenya, Tanzania,
Sierra Leone. The factory is fully Cambodian managed and expects to reach break-even
point in 2012.