Tunsai (Rabbit) Ceramic Water Purifier

Hydrologic Health

The Tunsai (Rabbit) Ceramic Water Purifier is a gravity-fed silver enhanced ceramic water treatment solution.

Product description Brand name and product description

Tunsai Ceramic Water Purifier is a silver-enhanced ceramic ‘pot’ water filters for household drinking water treatment. This product is manufactured by Hydrologic in Cambodia based on the open-source technology promoted by Potters for Peace.

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

Cambodia and exported in Yemen, Srilanka, and Vietnam.

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

Distributions are mostly carried out through NGO channels and a network of retailers. Hydrologic also distributes the product when it is acquired as a direct sale from a Micro-Finance Institution (MFI).

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

Two models are produced by Hydrologic, the ‘Tunsai’ (Rabbit) which retails for about 13.50 USD, and the ‘Super Tunsai’ which retails for 39 USD.

Users can apply for a loan from Hydrologic’s Micro-Finance Institution (MFI) partners to acquire the Super Tunsai, with a 2.8% per month interest over a 6 to 12 month period.

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

Primary competitors include products available in the local markets like Resource Development International – Cambodia (RDIC). However, secondary market competitors outside the region include Silver filterEkofil filter, Ceramic filter UTPArcifiltroEcofiltro or ceramic candle filters such as Stefani filtro flex.

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)

Individuals and households

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