Our 36 portable water treatment systems from Solvatten have arrived to Burkina Faso
They have arrived and due to unrest in the country, PLAN International (who will distribute the water cans) has decided to wait with the distribution until the beginning of the autumn term. However, the team in place in Burkina Faso has already begun to prepare and learn how Solvatten works.
“Burkina Faso has come a long way as a country but access to clean water is still a common issue. Solvatten kits will be a big support to help with this question and reduce absences of students due to the prevalence of waterborne illnesses. It will also greatly help improve hygiene conditions and practices through training and sensitization.” – Cyriaque Yelemou, Program Manager, Plan International Burkina Faso
Cyriaque Yelemou, Program Manager, Plan International Burkina faso
We are looking forward to follow the distribution of the water treatment systems after the summer.
Read more about our donation and copperation with Solvatten here:
Solvatten is a social enterprise making portable solar powered jerry cans for heating and treating water. By working together in partnership with governments, local organisations and corporations, Solvatten aims to better the lives of millions of people living off-grid. Solvatten has since its start reached +300.000 people living in +20 countries where the need is great.
About the Technology
Solvatten Safe Water System is a combined portable water treatment and water heater system that has been designed for life off-grid. It is an easy to use system that combines natural UV, built-in turbulence, and filtration to clean water on a household level. All that is needed is sunlight