Afridev Hand Pump

UNICEF, UNDP, World Bank, and Malawi Gov't

A conventional lever hand pump to collect water from boreholes.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Afridev Hand Pump is a conventional lever action handpump. It is designed for heavy-duty use, serving communities of up to 300 persons.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Malawi, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and other countries in Africa. Asia, Pakistan and Afghanistan have begun to adopt the design.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

SK Industries, among other local manufacturers varying by region. In Pakistan and Afghanistan, derivatives of the Afridev Pump with the names IndusKabul and Pamir Pump have been developed.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

India Mark II Handpump

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Rural communities that do not have access to a reliable water source.

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