International Development Enterprises – Cambodia http://www.ideorg.org/ is the 2010 winner of the Nestle Prize in Creating Shared Value. The Prize is awarded to an individual, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) or a business for developing an innovation that:
- has proven its worth on a small-scale;
- is judged feasible and applicable on a broader scale or in other communities;
- is built on a sound and sustainable business model; and
- has high promise of improving the lives of farmers and rural communities, delivering high nutritional value to populations suffering from nutritional deficits, or improving access to and management of water.
Potters for Peace filter consultants Ron Rivera and Manny Hernandez worked with IDE on the setup of their original Cambodian ceramic water filter facility.