Isla Urbana

Company overview
Headquarters: Mexico
Countries of Operations: Mexico
Women owned /led: Information not available
Year of founding: 2009
Number of FTEs : 50 to 100 FTEs
Legal status of the organization : For-profit
Company overview
Headquarters: Mexico
Countries of Operations: Mexico
Legal status of the organization : For-profit
Year of founding: 2018
Number of FTEs : 5 to 20 FTEs
Women owned / led: Founder
Care economy activities and business model
About the organization:
Isla Urbana is a company that strives to make rainwater harvesting an autonomous, sustainable, and resilient alternative for the water supply of the most vulnerable. Its principal goal is to promote sustainable development in water based on rainwater harvesting. Isla Urbana's main challenge is to create solutions to reduce the amount of time spent on care and domestic work. Its main motivation is that their country (Mexico) is going through a water crisis and millions of people lack dignified and safe access to this service.
Activities in the care economy: Provision of technology, services & policies/practice that improve condition for domestic & care worker (e.g. apps that calculate decent remuneration), Provision of affordable time and labour saving technology and products (e.g. product that makes washing, cooking more efficient)
Stage of growth: Small scale roll-out/Early stage
Type of services: Labour saving solutions
Number of customers (2020): Not available
Number of customers (2019): Not available
Number of customers (2018): Not available
Financials
Profitability status: Not available
Revenue USD (2020): Not available
Revenue USD (2019): Not available
Revenue USD (2018): Not available
Pathways to impact
Challenge addressed: Lack of affordable solutions to reduce amount of time spent on care and domestic work (Reduce)
Pathway to impact - 4 Rs: Reduce
Populations affected: Unpaid domestic workers
Number of people served (2020): Not available
Number of people served (2019): Not available
Number of people served (2018): Not available