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Re-using Plastic Bottles / Building durable tanks

The BUVAD team co-funds needy women with materials they cannot raise locally, for them to construct rainwater harvesting tanks of 2000 litres capacity each. The tanks are cheaply constructed using a BUVAD locally developed innovative technology that has been disseminated to the women and now they can do it themselves with minimal technical assistance. They use waste plastic bottles as cost free bricks to build these rain water harvesting tanks that are quite durable.

The aim is to empower women and their children whom are the key water fetchers in their households with cheaply available water in their rainwater harvesting tanks constructed

Client / Manufacturer

Butakoola Village Association for D

Butakoola Village Association for D
Kampala, Uganda

Design

IDC USA

IDC USA
Portland, United States