Fighting the global water crisis, one OASIS Box at a time.
as of May 2023
as of May 08, 2023
The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.
Hamza Farrukh is the Vice President Macro Rates Sales at Goldman Sachs and a Forbes 30under30 Social Entrepreneur. Hamza founded the international non-profit Bondh E Shams (The Solar Water Project) as a bold, cost-effective, and sustainable solution to the global water crisis that affects over 1.2B people worldwide. With over 100+ volunteers in 11 countries, The Solar Water Project wants to reach water-starved rural communities in South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Hamza won $150,000 from Goldman Sachs in 2018 to bring his technology to the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Hamza is also one of the three Pakistanis to receive the Points of Light Award honoured by the UK Prime Minister's Office & Her Majesty The Queen for his exemplary efforts at Bondh E shams. He completed his undergraduate in Economics and Political Science at Williams College, MA, and spent a year studying PPE at Exeter College, University of Oxford.
Number of employees
Source: IRS Form 990
Bondh-E-ShamsOfficers, directors, trustees, and key employees
SOURCE: IRS Form 990
There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.
Bondh-E-ShamsBoard of directors
as of 03/03/2023
Board of directors data
Mr Hamza Farrukh
Term: 2023 - 2017
Clare O Brien
Bondh E Shams
Saima Masood Malik
Bondh E Shams
Board leadership practices
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Board orientation and educationDoes the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
CEO oversightHas the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
Board compositionDoes the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
Board performanceHas the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes
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