22 Dec Rainfresh gravity filters keep thousands of Somalians healthy and hydrated
Facing severe incidences of drought and over twenty years of civil conflict, many people in Somalia have to travel very far to get water. The little water that they do have access to may be laden with disease-causing bacteria, parasitic cysts and viruses, such as cholera and E. coli.
In 2012, Rainfresh supplied GlobalMedic with 2,000 gravity bacteria water filters. These filters currently support over 8,000 internally displaced people in 14 different camps.
Rainfresh’s gravity water filtration technology is a popular tool used in disaster relief initiatives across the globe. With a lightweight and easily portable design, these filters can supply safe drinking water from virtually any water source, including lakes, ponds, rivers, wells and streams – all without the use of pumps, chemicals or electricity.