Aussie Mozzie Tube

Rodney & Elaine Foster

The Aussie Mozzie Tube is a netted sleeping tube designed for emergency protection following disasters against mosquitos, snakes, rodents, and other pests and vermin.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Aussie Mozzie Tube is a netted sleeping tube designed for protection against mosquitos, snakes, rodents, and other pests and vermin, and is intended for first line emergency accommodation following disasters. The products are not available to the public but are made available to organizations for implementation in post-emergency situations.

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

Global, with focus on tropical and subtropical climates.

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

The Aussie Mozzie Tube® ceased trading as a business in 2011 to become an extension of Royden Alfred Fund, a private, non-contributory Christian charity, self-funded and administered by Rodney and Elaine Foster, based in Queensland, Australia. Interview with designer Partnering organizations include The Salvation Army of Australia Eastern Territory, Gale Pacific, Queensland, Australia; and the Brisbane Youth Service and Drug Arm Australasia, Brisbane office

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The Aussie Mozzie Tube is for humanitarian use only and therefore the designer does not wish to associate a retail cost with the product. Interview with designer

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Lightweight tents and products that incorporate mosquito netting to protect from insects.

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

Goal 3: Aims to prevent the contraction of vermin carried diseases.

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

Target users include humanitarian aid groups, homeless and displaced persons, field workers, medical staff and ground personnel, missionaries, and people travelling and doing outdoor activities of all kinds.

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