Updates from the Field

The Msuya Family - Tanzania

The Msuya Family - Tanzania

July 02, 2018

A brand new biosand filter arrives at the Msuya Family house in Mazimbu, Morogoro! Pictured here is Beatrice with her daughter Jacqueline and young son Eugine. The small family is supported by Beatrice's work as a primary school teacher and her husband's role as the Sokoine University of Agriculture librarian. The Msuya's will now no longer have to boil water their tap water in order to make it potable enough to drink. Their new filter saves them enormous amounts of time and energy costs!

GPS Location Verified: -6.7945233, 37.631685

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The Amri Family - Tanzania

The Amri Family - Tanzania

July 02, 2018

Mr. Kondo is a school teacher living in Morogoro Mjini district of Tanzania with his wife and daughter Neema. Before receiving their biosand filter, the family used to disinfect their drinking water with chlorine. Now, Neema and her parents can enjoy clean and safe drinking water without the chlorine taste.

GPS Location Verified: -6.83633, 37.618653

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The Mutalongwa Family - Tanzania

The Mutalongwa Family - Tanzania

July 02, 2018

Stella and her son Baraka live in the Morogoro Region of Tanzania. The small family receives their drinking water from a nearby pipe and rain catchment systems. Stella supports her husband who teaches secondary school by selling sunflowers. The Mutalongwa family is so happy to have their own biosand filter. 

GPS Location Verified: -6.770870, 37.6467783

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The Mlula Family - Tanzania

The Mlula Family - Tanzania

June 11, 2018

Fancita G. Mlula is a teacher at the Tushikamane secondary school. She and her daughter Enellia raise chicken and ducks just outside of their home. They receive water by truck delivery and by utilizing rainwater storage. Now using their new biosand filter, the family can produce enough water to raise even more livestock!

GPS Location Verified: -6.7560366, 37.6104850

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Jambilaga Family - Tanzania

Jambilaga Family - Tanzania

June 11, 2018

The Jambilaga Family of Ngerengere is so excited to own their new filter. Before it's arrival the small family no other choice but to use costly energy to boil and sanitize their water.  Mr. Mweli, a worker in the nearby coastal region, is pictured here with his wife and daughter Lucy.

GPS Location Verified: -6.78469333, 37.6450116

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Mr. Theophilus - Tanzania

Mr. Theophilus - Tanzania

June 11, 2018

Mr. Theophilus used to work as a secretary for the local church before he retired. His wife currently still works as a secretary for the Tanzania Electricity Company. Before receiving their new biosand filter, he and his wife used to boil water in order to make it safe to drink. 

GPS Location Verified:-6.774906, 37.69746

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Gaudence Family - Tanzania

Gaudence Family - Tanzania

May 29, 2018

Losa Gaudence is a house mother at the Junior Seminary school in the Morogoro Mjini District in Kingolwira. Here she is pictured with her new Bio-Sand filter which will provide pathogen-free water to her family of three. Losa collects water from her family from a nearby pipe.  

GPS Location Verified: -6.796193, 37.726423

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Kanwata Family - Tanzania

Kanwata Family - Tanzania

May 29, 2018

Mr. Mwinga and his wife are both primary school teachers who live in the Mkamba Village of Kilobero District. Together with their four children, they grow corn on a small farm nearby their home. Like many living in the region, the family used to have to boil their water in order to make it potable. Now with their Bio-Sand filter all their children, Martha, Jesca, Aquilin, and Linda will have easy access to safe water!

GPS Location Verified: -7.6903983, 36.964516

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Mkunda Family - Tanzania

Mkunda Family - Tanzania

May 29, 2018

Janifa and her two children live in the Morogoro region of Tanzania. Before the arrival of their new Bio-sand filter, the family had to boil water in order to make it safe for drinking. Catherine and Antonia, the oldest and youngest daughter, respectively, are super excited to use their new filter!

GPS Location Verified: -7.694363, 36.961321

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Bakari Mzava Family - Tanzania

Bakari Mzava Family - Tanzania

April 26, 2018

Thanks to your purchases, Aquagear Foundation delivered this water filter to Olivia in Tanzania. Previously, Olivia's family had to boil their water in order to make it safe to drink. Now with their new sand filter, Olivia's husband and child enjoy more free time.

GPS Location Verified: -6.7706983, 37.688120

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Njelahela Family - Tanzania

Njelahela Family - Tanzania

April 17, 2018

Rukia works in a small vegetable shop in the Kilombero District. Her husband is a rice farmer in the nearby village of Dakawa. Together with their 4 children they will be able to drink clean, pathogen-free water using their new biosand filter from the Aquagear Foundation.

GPS Location Verified: -7.686653, 36.971090

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Supuku Family - Tanzania

Supuku Family - Tanzania

April 17, 2018

Mary Supuka, a nursery school teacher, supports a family of 7 by boiling water that she collects from a local spring in Tungi, Mafisa. Boiling water can be expensive, and some families cannot afford the fuel and materials required to do so. With her new biosand filter, Mary will be able to provide safe, clean water to her large family and save money for other essentials.

GPS Location Verified: -6.7701283, 37.688073

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