PATH – Microfinancing boosts uptake of water filters

May 23, 2012 · 0 comments

Microfinancing boosts uptake of water filters, 2012.


PATH partners with Indian household water treatment and safe storage manufacturer and microfinance organization to expand use of water filters that can help reduce diarrheal disease. The pilot was able to create demand for filters in a market where that had not previously existed—an important step in encouraging safe water practices. And the microfinance model allowed the purchase of an effective water filter by families who previously could not afford one.

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