Filters provide clean water and jobs in Uganda

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In Uganda, 30 percent of people lack access to clean water, and preventable water-borne diseases are the leading cause of death for children under five-years-old. While water can be sterilized through boiling, the process is both time consuming and costly, often using up valuable charcoal. Now, SPOUTS is a for-profit organization offering an affordable alternative in the form of a ceramic pot water filter. The company has also created work for Ugandan potters by basing the production in the country. SPOUTS, which stands for Sustainable Point-Of-Use Treatment and Storage, are ceramic pot filters made of clay, water and rice husk.…

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