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