Sanitation

Safe summer

SAFE SUMMER, Eastern Rwanda is prone to the lack of water especially during the three months of summer, as it is a place which is hotter than other provinces in Rwanda and there is no access to ground water as all canals from mountains get dry. To get water kids should go at a minimum of 10km to find lakes where they fetch, dirty, saline water full of bacteria and other harmful microorganisms. This leads to water borne ...more »

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Purification

Aqua-Cura Mobile Water Sterilisation unit

Over the previous 3 years, we have developed a water sterilising unit that can destroy bacteria, viruses and hydro toxins, without the use of any chemicals. We then combined the steriliser with a filter that removes toxic metals from water. We have had extremely successful results that was analysed by WaterLab, an accredited SANAS lab. (Please note that this is not a reverse osmoses system). This combination was installed ...more »

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Sanitation

Circulation Shower

We propose a circulation shower that saves 90% on water and energy. Families can shower endlessly with only a bucket of water. Our idea is to make an Africa-proof version of the circulation shower - a proven concept. This idea has already been deployed in the Netherlands and is ready to be deployed quickly on a large scale. By making circulation showers available to all families, schools and other public institutions, ...more »

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