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Bio-sand Water Filters, SATHI-Himachal Pradesh

Bio-sand Water Filters, SATHI-Himachal Pradesh

Social Awareness Through Human Involvement (SATHI); Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh

Contact:  Dr. Anil Kumar

August 2015 – August 2018

Budget:  Rs.6,53,600

SATHI has built and distributed 160 filters in 12 villages, asking beneficiaries to pay 20% of the cost of the filters to give them a sense of ownership, and has conducted regular follow-up visits to ensure that they are being used successfully.  They report that about 94% of the filters are being used regularly, with a resulting reduction in water-borne diseases of over 65%.

Progress Report Phase 1

Progress Report Phase 2

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