Up to five million people, about half of whom are children, are suffering the consequences of long and deliberate interruptions to their water supplies in Syria. Verdane Capital Advisors has initiated Water to Syria, to raise funding for UNICEF’s work to secure water supply in Syria.
You can find more information about the initiative by following the first link below, from when the iniative was announced, and you can donate money by following the second link (in Norwegian only). As of November 2015, over NOK 1.7m had been raised.
Verdane funds invest in companies with a strong growth potential, mainly within consumer internet, software, energy and advanced industrial sectors. The funds have invested in over 340 companies since 2003.
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