SOVEMA Universelle Extra Deep Hand Pump


Universelle Extra Deep Well Hand Pump is a reciprocating level action water pump designed by Sovema (France).

Product description Brand name and product description

The SOVEMA Universelle Extra Deep Well Hand Pump is a reciprocating level action pump for deep wells. The modified design is based on the patented design of the UPM® pump – an older model that is found in many areas of West Africa.

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

Primarily Sub Saharan Africa, mainly: Benin, Togo, Chad, Niger, Sudan, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, and Kenya. Sovema also aims to distribute the pump in Asia. Interview with representative

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

SOVEMA commercializes the UNIVERSELLE pumps through its distributors’ network in Africa and in Asia.

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.
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 are communities in regions without easy access to surface water. Target buyers are humanitarian organizations and governments.

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