Buy sandals, fund new water wells in Africa (video)

Freewaters, an eco-conscious California footwear maker, says it will provide someone with a year of drinking water for each pair sold.

The buy one, give one model is branching out. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das shares how shoemaker Freewaters is improving drinking water standards in Africa.

This video first appeared on SmartPlanet under the headline "Flip-flops help fight water scarcity."

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