Australian Philanthropist Worth His Weight in Water after Donating $2 Million to Africa
Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) May 31, 2012
Aussie philanthropist, David Caplice donated $2 million to The Water Project today, in a bid to save lives by accessing clean water in Africa. The Caplice Partners LP, Managing Director’s contribution, will positively affect the lives of millions of people.
Caplice Partners LP, managing director and founder, David Caplice, donated $2 million to The Water Project today, to help change lives in Africa.
“Access to clean, safe water changes lives. Nearly eighty per cent of illness in developing countries is related to poor water conditions.” he says.
“It’s the little things that we take for granted in Australia that changes lives.”
The Water Project’s mission is ‘to provide clean, safe drinking water.’
It’s not the first time the Clean-tech investment fund founder has invested in an Africa charity.
“I have a strong affiliation with Africa. Seeing the poverty, yet potential of the country, on a work trip, inspired me to make a difference,” David says.
Caplice Partners LP is a global, privately owned, Clean-tech company with investment professionals across three continents. The firm’s global investments have provided Clean-tech companies with the necessary capital to make their businesses thrive.
Caplice has provided its investment companies with marketing and brand expertise, introduction to follow on capital, advice on capital markets, and the ability to go public and to scale substantially.
Its clean-tech investments with companies are focused on alternative energy systems, as well as in other industries such as recycling and energy efficiency.
“Our company has invested over $750 million and has over a decade of investment experience”, David says.
“We are highly committed to the Clean-tech sector in raising awareness and further development of the sector.”
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