Afridev Hand Pump

UNICEF, UNDP, World Bank, and Malawi Government

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)

This product is currently distributed in many countries in Africa and across several countries in Asia including Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia. Pakistan and Afghanistan have started to adopt the design with different names including Indus, Kabul and Pamir Pump.

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 have been developed and distributed using different names including Pamir Pump.

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.

Other types of pumps available, including the India Mark II Handpump, and Bush Pump.

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)

Communities that do not have access to a reliable water source.

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