Photo of Manuel CharumbiraKusvada Charumbira is a widow who cares for her own son and her brother’s two orphaned children.

The family used to suffer from frequent diarrhea and other health problems as they obtained their water from a stream contaminated by sewage from the local hospital–but no more. A BioSand filter now provides the family with clean water for drinking and cooking. They also received training in seven Healthy Home strategies that are transforming their health and lives.

Now that we are equipped with knowledge and skills on how to make, maintain and use this healthy home concept, we are redeemed from health implications, me and my entire family…” said Mrs. Charumbira.