Member - 1001 fontaines

Enabling rural populations to produce safe drinking water locally through the creation of social micro-enterprises.

Type Non-profit project
Founder 2004
Company Size 8
Member Type
Founders François Jaquenoud & Chay Lo
Headquarters 69 300 Caluire et Cuire, France
Social network
1001 fontaines


Since 2004, 1001fontaines has been pioneering a bottom-up innovative social business approach using low cost technology to provide safe drinking water at an affordable price to the poorest populations (water-treatment kiosk system).
Headquarters 69 300 Caluire et Cuire, France

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
Clean Water and
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Affordable and
Clean Energy
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Industry, Innovation
and Infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable Cities
and Communities
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SDG 12
Responsible Consumption
and production
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Efficient Solutions

Labelled Solutions from 1001 fontaines

The Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label seeks to bridge the gap between ecology and economy, bringing together protection of the environment and financial viability to show that these solutions are not expensive fixes to problems, but rather opportunities for clean economic growth.