Grifaid Community Filter


Grifaid Community filters are portable membrane filters that can be used for schools, clinics, and in small communities.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Grifaid Community Filters are portable membrane gravity filters that can clean biological contamination and solids to provide safe drinking water for communities. Grifaid is a UK based not-for-profit specializing in the design and manufacturing of synthetic membrane filters.

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

The product is distributed globally, with more than 40 countries as of 2017.

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

GrifAid is partnered with multiple organizations including UK Aid, UNHCR, Handicap International, and Ashanti Development have distributed Grifaid Community Filters worldwide. Another partner distributing organization is Aquabox.

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.

Primary competitors for this product are Sawyer PointOne Filters and WateROAM filter Plus.

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)

Target users include rural communities and refugee settlements.

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