Hand pumps: Rope pump

Hand pumps: Rope pump

Rope pumps have a wheel, a rope and washers to lift the water. Advantages compared to Afridev pumps 3 to 5 times cheaper Simpler in construction Easier to install and repair Local production so low cost spares are available Fit for small communities Can be an option...
Hand pumps: Canzee pump

Hand pumps: Canzee pump

The Canzee pump is a direct action and high quality hand pump Advantages compared to Rope Pumps The metal parts like pump rod is stainless steel so no corrosion Only one washer instead of many washers Disadvantages compared to Rope Pumps A bit more expensive Needs...
Wire-brick cement tank

Wire-brick cement tank

These tanks are made with wire, bricks and cement. No steel reinforcement is used. Advantages compared to ferro cement tanks 20-40% cheaper Simpler in construction Produced with local materials Same strength Disadvantages compared to ferro cement tanks Not yet widely...
Hand dug wells

Hand dug wells

Digging of a well with a small diameter of 0.9 meter diameter We use a well fan which allows us to dig deeper than others. It is used to bring fresh air in the well. Wells can be dug in almost any kind of soils with simple tools.Advantages compared to drilled wells;...