Tunsai (Rabbit) Ceramic Water Purifier

Hydrologic

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

Product description

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

Target region(s)

Cambodia

Distributors/implementing organizations

Distribution is through NGO channels and through a network of retailers.

Market suggested retail price

Two models are produced by Hydrologic, the ‘Tunsai’ (rabbit) which retails for about US$13.50 and the ‘Super Tunsai’ which retails for US$23.50. US$1 = 4,000 Cambodian riel (March 2011). For village sales, VisionFund loans for water filters are charged at 2.8% per month for 6 months, and the VisionFund agent visits each month to collect payments.

Competitive landscape

Household water treatment methods and products available in local market, including Resource Development International – Cambodia (RDIC) and Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB Australia) – RDIC Ceramic Water Filter

Target user(s)

Targeted at Cambodian households without access to potable water, earning between US$1-$5 per person per day.

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