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Yaku / Water Vessel


Waterborne diseases are the third most significant infectious disease in the world taking over 5 million lives a year. These diseases arise when water is being contaminated, when the source of water is being left open to microbes and bacteria. Yaku, is a water vessel for people in communities depending on an external source of water for their use; they have to take water from a community supply and then take it back home to use it. Yaku conserves water safely, by having closures in its caps not letting bacteria in. It holds 3 gallons of water, and its body and handles makes it easy to take from one place to the other, no matter the terrain.


Pratt Institute

Pratt Institute
New York, United States

Gonzalo Loayza,
Pratt Institute