Tunsai (Rabbit) Ceramic Water Purifier

Hydrologic

[Tunsai Ceramic Water Purifier] (http://www.hydrologichealth.com) are silver enhanced ceramic ‘pot’ water filters for household drinking water treatment manufactured in Cambodia based on the open source technology promoted by Potters for Peace.

Product description

[Tunsai Ceramic Water Purifier] (http://www.hydrologichealth.com) are silver enhanced ceramic ‘pot’ water filters for household drinking water treatment manufactured in Cambodia based on the open source technology promoted by Potters for Peace.

Target region(s)
Cambodia
Distributors/implementing organizations

Distribution is through NGO channels and through a network of retailers.

Market suggested retail price

Two models are produced by Hydrologic, the ‘Tunsai’ (rabbit) which retails for about US$13.50 and the ‘Super Tunsai’ which retails for US$23.50. US$1 = 4,000 Cambodian riel (March 2011). For village sales, [VisionFund] (https://www.visionfund.com.kh/) loans for water filters are charged at 2.8% per month for 6 months, and the VisionFund agent visits each month to collect [payments](http://www.ashden.org/files/iDE-hydrologic%20full%20winner.pdf “http://www.ashden.org/files/iDE-hydrologic%20full%20winner.pdf”).

Competitive landscape

Household water treatment methods and products available in local market, including Resource Development International – Cambodia (RDIC) and Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB Australia) – RDIC [Ceramic Water Filter](http://rdic.org/ceramic-water-filters/ “http://rdic.org/ceramic-water-filters/”)

SDG targeted

[SDG #6: Clean water and sanitation](https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdg6)

Target user(s)

Targeted at Cambodian households without access to potable water, earning between [US$1-$5 per person per day.] (http://www.ashden.org/files/iDE-hydrologic%20full%20winner.pdf “http://www.ashden.org/files/iDE-hydrologic%20full%20winner.pdf”)

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