Vestergaard Frandsen

  • Washington



1020 19th Street Northwest
District of Columbia
United States

About Us

Vestergaard is a family-owned company established in 1957 with over 20 years of experience and daughter companies in Africa and Asia. It operates under a unique “humanitarian entrepreneurship” business model that is dedicated to creating and deploying technologies that improve the lives of people in developing countries.

We are driven by an abiding desire to lessen the burden on those populations most vulnerable and we have aligned our business objectives with the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals. Vestergaard is not content with “business as usual,” and has been at the forefront of innovation of disease prevention in the developing context.

Backed by research our disease-control products include cutting-edge PermaNet® bed nets, ZeroFly® Livestock and Storage Bags; award-winning and widely used LifeStraw® range of water purifiers. Thanks to our robust product portfolio, more than half a billion people in the developing world enjoy a brighter and healthier future.