Archives for August 2010

Fieldwork becomes a reality

View Larger Map Apologies for the lack of blog posts recently but there has been a lot going on and some exciting developments in the pipeline that I can’t QUITE report just yet. But I can report that, thanks to the ColaLife supporters who sponsored me and the other cyclists, we have raised enough money […]

Participation Ride Blog launched

First of all, a big thank you is due to all of you who put your hands in your pockets and sponsored me and the three other riders. I have now hit my target so a trip to one of the African countries we have been researching like mad is now on the cards for […]

Follow the ride live!

Last night, just before packing it in for the day, my iPhone made the noise of money falling on a table – the JustGiving App on the iPhone is really quite good – this was significant because a very generous friend and ColaLife supporter had just donated the amount of money I needed to reach […]

Super cheap tea bag-like water filters?

This looks like a really interesting development from South Africa. It’s a water filter that consists of a re-usable bottle and a replaceable, tea bag-like filter containing carbon and antimacrobial fibers that costs around half a US cent. If it gains the necessary approvals this product is expected to make it onto the market by the […]

Fundraising for fieldwork – help create the Sprat . .

. . .  to catch the Mackerel. For the first time since the start to the ColaLife campaign two years ago I am asking supporters to put their hands in their pockets to help us move to the next phase – fieldwork that will lead to the trial of the idea in Africa. In July we […]