In some parts of the world, getting access to arsenic-free safe drinking water is difficult. Drinkwell Systems looks to overcome this obstacle by offering systems that sanitise water supply and simultaneously create water entrepreneurs.
Getting access to healthcare in Bangladesh can be difficult. There is one doctor for every 5,000 people in the country and in rural areas, doctors are scarce. An app is helping to connect patients and doctors in Bangladesh.
They bike hundreds of miles to bring advice and medicine to thousands in remote, impoverished villages. DW has honored the work of Bangladesh's 'Infoladies' with the 2013 Bobs online activism award.