In India, South Asia Pure Water Initiative, Inc., (SAPWII) provides households, villages, primary schools and health clinics with BioSand Water Filters. These low-cost, point-of-use “slow sand filters” are designed specifically for developing countries, are extremely effective and last for 30 years without additional costs.
SAPWII is also provides technical support and training for other non-profit organizations in India to manufacture and distribute BioSand filters to the needy populations in their area. To date SAPWII has trained more than 40 organizations on how to incorporate the BioSand Water Filter into their village and school development projects as the clean water component.
Our five-year goal is to place 15,000 filters into service in South India by 2016 and provide ongoing water and sanitation education.SAPWII provides clean drinking water to one family, one school, one clinic at a time. We can continue to reach more households and protect the lives of more children with your generous support. Together, we can make a difference through the gift of clean water.