Wish for Wash

Timeline

Universal access to improved sanitation infrastructure is our #WishforWASH.

March, 2014

March, 2014

The SafiChoo toilet concept, created by a senior design team, wins First Place and People’s Choice at the Georgia Tech InVenture Prize Competition — the largest undergraduate invention competition in the United States.

May, 2014

May, 2014

The original senior design team pilots the first iteration of the SafiChoo toilet in the Kakuma refugee camp with the Norwegian refugee council, under the auspices of Sanivation.

September, 2014

September, 2014

Creative Loafing, an Atlanta publication, votes Wish for WASH the “Startup Most Likely to Change the World”.

January, 2015

January, 2015

Wish for WASH wins the Georgia Tech CEE ForeCast Video Competition, a contest that encourages students to solve global challenges through innovative engineering.

March, 2015

March, 2015

Wish for WASH and some of the initial senior design team are sponsored to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference in Miami, Florida.

April, 2015

April, 2015

Wish for WASH Founder and President, Jasmine Burton, talks about empathic design at TEDxAtlanta.

June, 2015

June, 2015

Wish for WASH holds a fundraiser in conjunction with World Water Relief, which seeks to provide people everywhere with safe water.

December, 2015

December, 2015

Wish for WASH successfully completes its first crowdfunding campaign to support its 2016 beta product pilot and toilet tests.

June, 2016

June, 2016

Wish for WASH embarks on the 2016 beta pilot in Zambia.

July, 2017

July, 2017

Wish for WASH completes the container-based toilet project with Global Growers.

October, 2017

October, 2017

Wish for WASH publishes the Zambian Toilet Pilot Report.

May, 2018

May, 2018

The Wish for WASH team leads a Design Thinking class for an Off Grid Toilet Design with Atlanta high schoolers.

October, 2018

October, 2018

Wish for WASH publishes the Toilet Design Thinking Class Learning Report.

March, 2019

March, 2019

Wish for WASH conducted it's first WASH-related Design Jam in partnership with OpenIDEO, the Design Bloc and Fusion 360.

December, 2019

December, 2019

Wish for WASH celebrated its 5th Birthday with our 5 Year Impact Report

June, 2020

June, 2020

Wish for WASH celebrated its first academic publication acceptance!

November, 2020

November, 2020

Wish for WASH celebrated its 5th Virtual WASH Design Jam!

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