PATH’s Safe Water Project is implementing innovative methods to enable commercial enterprises to produce, distribute, sell, and maintain effective household water treatment and safe storage products for low-income populations in multiple developing countries around the world. This fact sheet summarizes PATH's work with Hindustan Unilever to explore the viability of distributing household water treatment devices through a microfinance model in India.

Corporate author(s): PATH

Publication date: January 2012

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Microfinancing Boosts Uptake of Water Filters

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Related regions: Asia

See also: Health technologies > Safe water

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Contact: PATH Publications
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