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1255 Bardstown Trl
Ann Arbor
Michigan 48105
USA

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Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: develop educational programs and use technical expertise to improve appropriate technologies for high-need regions of the world

Programs: Solar Lamps in India- working with women to teach them how to assemble and sell solar lamps replacing harmful kerosene lamps.
Biodigesters in Madagascar- working with local NGOs, schools, and conservation programs to provide alternative cooking method instead of using deforestation to fuel fire.
Bamboo Bikes in Uganda- working with schools and local NGOs to train people how to build and sell bikes for community members.

Mission:
Vort Port International enables low-income communities globally to gain access to basic necessities through education, training, and innovation of sustainable technology-based solutions.
Results:
We have developed over 10 different versions of prototypes for our prototypes, established partnerships with numerous schools, nonprofits, and individuals, and have conducted on-the-ground feasibility surveys in our partner communities.

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11/14/12
Vort Port International (VPI) enables low-income communities globally to gain access to basic necessities through education, training, and innovation of sustainable technology-based solutions. All of the VPI members are truly dedicated, passionate and committed to helping people all over the world ... more »
11/13/12
We’ve known of Vortport since its inception. The talented, bright, dedicated young professionals who run this organization are extraordinarily careful with the dollars invested and they’re passionate about their mission. Five stars from us... more »
11/13/12
Vort Port International (VPI) is an entrepreneurial and innovative organization run by youthful, enthusiastic volunteers who are dedicated to serving areas of great need through creating sustainable technology solutions. Founded in 2010, with its roots in Michigan, VPI has grown into a staff of ... more »
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