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Mrembo / Handwashing Station for Homes

Mrembo
Mrembo

FACT
Around 2.6 billion people worldwide lack access to adequate sanitation and hygiene.

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE?
This project aims to spread hand hygiene in rural households of Kenya. In this project, World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program has been supporting preliminary consumer research and product design work for new affordable hand washing stations.

WHAT IS IT?
The Mrembo (Beautiful One) is a hand washing station which has been developed for use in rural Kenyan households. It will be manufactured by local Kenyan plastic manufacturers, and pilot tested on site in the near future.

Project Video: https://vimeo.com/83795806

University

Umeå Institute of Design

Umeå Institute of Design
Umeå, Sweden

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Dogan Sekercioglu

Dogan Sekercioglu
Istanbul, Turkey