Ventures
.blume
Location
Tonle Sap
Cambodia
KH
Issue Area(s)

About

Daniel Gillick and Victoria Flannery received their Resolution Fellowships for the venture, ".blume," which proposed delivering  low-cost, sustainable solution to address sanitation and health issues impacting lake-dwelling communities such as Tonle Sap, Cambodia. Through seed funding, the team developed the idea for "SaniDrum," a batched, floating drum bio-digestion system, which treats and processes black water generated by humans and livestock, into biogas and agricultural products. The team also began to investigate possibilities for improving water and sanitation among the rural and urban poor in Bangalore, India. Daniel has a keen interest in energy and sustainable development with a focus on disruptive design and the use of markets to drive long-term solutions. He graduated with a Bachelor (Honours) of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Queensland in 2013 and now works as a Mechanical Engineer with WorleyParsons in Brisbane. Victoria's passion lies in international development in light of the creation and the pursuit of a wholly sustainable world. She graduated with a Bachelor (Honours) of Psychological Science in Cognition and Motor Control from the University of Queensland in 2013 and is employed as a Referrals Officer for the Humanitarian Settlement Services for Australia's Refugee Intake, Department of Social Services in Canberra, Australia.

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