The most common technologies for rural water supply are springs, boreholes and wells, those who cannot access either one of these still depend on unsafe sources such as rivers, lakes and unprotected wells.
Spouts of Water manufactures affordable water purification filters for households to ensure that they have a constant access to clean drinking water. They eliminate the cost and time incurred when boiling drinking water and the household water purification filters are 99.9% germ free certified. The company is targeting households in Uganda which do not have access to safe drinking water as well as those that depend on boiling water to make it safe for drinking.
The filters are sold to households at fair prices and have already reached over 120,000 impacted customers and 46,000 tons of CO2 Saved through reduction of deforestation.