Grifaid Family Filter

Grifaid organization

A pump-incorporated filter to treat water for groups up to 59 people.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Grifaid Family filter® is a household water filter that produces safe drinking water on demand at a rate of 90 liters per hour by fixing the device to a container with the untreated water and pumping (see user manual). It uses hollow fibres/ultra-filtration membranes to eliminate all biological pathogens from water sources such as shallow wells, rivers, ponds and lakes, down to 0.01 microns and is designed to last at least 5 years (see fact sheet). This product is designed and produced by Grifaid, a non-profit organization based in the United Kingdom in association with Aquabox, a Rotary organization involved in supplying emergency aid products.

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

Worldwide where people need safe water, from developing nations, to countries and regions that are suffering from the effects of war or natural disasters.

 

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

This product has been distributed both by small charities and international NGOs, including MSF, Handicap International, OXFAM, Save the Children, Solidarites International, HelpAge, Muslim Aid, ACTED, CHF International, INTERSOS.

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

44 USD (£35) Converted on July 13, 2019. Interview with representative.

 

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)

Target users include individuals and communities of humanitarian aid projects in developing countries and who need emergency relief, while the target customer buyers include humanitarian organizations and governmental institutions.

 

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