Greif PackH2o Water Backpack

David Fischer, CEO of Greif

Product description Brand name and product description

Greif packH2o Water Backpack – A 5 gallon water backpack designed to assist in transporting water from source to community.

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

Initial testing was completed in Haiti, with additional documentation in Kenya and Rwanda.

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

Greif works closely with NGOS and professional organizations such as USAID, the Clinton Global Initiative, and Habitat for Humanity International to distribute the packs across five continents.

Starting in May 2016, Greif has partnered with Partners for Care to distribute the packs in East Africa.

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

$10.00 USD donation can provide a family with a packH2o.

$20.00 USD from Amazon.

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

NGOs, non profits and professional organizations working in disaster relief and in development. Usually these organizations are the ones that purchase the PackH2o and distribute to the end-user. The end user usually being disaster relief population, kids in need of clean water and women in countries or regions where families must travel long distances (greater than a mile) by foot to retrieve water for their families.

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