Low Cost Water filter
Published on July 3, 2014 um 18:25
Name of Enterprise
Engineering without borders- Delhi Technological University
Shahbad Daulatpur, Main Bawana Road
water for poor
Type of Enterprise
nonprofit organization , informal program/project
Enterprise has a positive impact on
environment, health, other: society
Year the enterprise was founded
Summary of your enterprise
We are inspired by an urgent concern for accelerating sustainable rural development, assisting in capacity building in backward rural and urban communities of India, protecting the country's natural resource base and working across national boundaries for social and economic justice and responsible use of technology.
Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development
Project pratibha: It is an initiative by Engineers Without Borders-DTU Chapter and Skilled Samaritan Foundation. It aims at economically empowering the underprivileged women of village Sirohi (Haryana) by promoting and marketing the handicrafts made by them. Achievements: EWB-DTU projects on Solar Water Bottles and Project Pratibha bagged the 1st and the 2nd postion in the respectively in the Delhi Zone Nirmaan-competition on rural sustainability projects!
Sustainability and future plans
self- funded through member ship fees , if a certain project meets the standard then funding is generated through sponsors or EWB organization.
Your profile as an entrepreneur
the project participants(dhruv sehgal, dhruv mehta, dhruv katoria, snehal pandey and jasmeet singh) are the students of 3rd year, B. Tech , Environment Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Delhi Technological University around 21-22 yrs old. We desire to work for the growing concerns for the environment and to help the below poverty line people who indirectly are the most effected people of the society. This water filter is developed to provide water at low cost to people, the filter is designed to treat the groundwater.
The Design of water Filter
Water before and after the process
Test reports from an nationally accredited laboratory indicating that the water is fit for consumption after purification according to drinking water standards