Sanitation and Water Purification Project

March 02, 2014 – Written by Sanitation and Water Purification Field Team

While in Haiti we, the Sanitation and Water Purification Group, are striving to accomplish three tasks: 1) conduct a sanitation survey in order to better understand how the water becomes contaminated; 2) assess current water purification strategies; 3) determine what types of materials are available to create new or improved home purification systems. We will partner with students and faculty from one of Haiti’s nursing college in this clean water filtration initiative. Clean water, sanitation, and personal hygiene are all linked so we believe that collaboration with Haitian university students will be the most beneficial method of taking a step towards reaching the UN Millennium Development Goals and provide for sustainable and substantive change.