Water and Sanitation

Practical Action helps local communities in the developing world gain access to services such as water and sanitation, vital for a decent quality of life.

Some examples of how they go about doing this and the technologies involved are demonstrated in these videos.

Dying for a drink – solar-powered water pump

Drinking dirty water is the only solution for some children in Kenya. Installing a solar powered water pump changes their lives.

Eco toilets in Peru

One woman describes how Practical Action helped her and her family make an eco-friendly toilet and the benefits they received from it.

Low-cost sanitation in Zimbabwe

Low cost solutions to sanitation in Zimbabwe are shown in detail

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