As the post-conflict era begins and people start to leave IDP camps to begin reconstructing their villages, they will leave
the borehole wells they currently use and begin to use polluted groundwater sources. In order to maximize the
availability of clean water, CARC’s provide an additional water treatment solution that transforms collected rainwater and
local streams into safe natural resources.
Connect Africa is partnering with the Center for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology Thirst Relief International to
introduce Bio Sand Water Filters to the northern parts of Uganda. Made of concrete, Bio Sand Water Filters are virtually
indestructible, easy to use and maintain, and are made entirely from local materials so that filters can be manufactured,
distributed, and utilized by local entrepreneurs. A single filter can produce 75 litres per day, or enough clean water for