KENYA: SIMTANK H2O (02/12/2020)
Updated: Jan 14
UPDATE ON KEY MILESTONES ACHIEVED:
Designed and developed a 1000 ltr capacity handwashing facility for serving high traffic locations safely and efficiently. It includes contactless water taps and soap dispensers and 4 well spaced washing points.
Deployed 9 handwashing facilities.
UPDATE ON PILLAR GOAL / STRATEGY:
The SIMTANK H2O is an innovation that takes a basic tank and upgrades it to an access to water solution by ensuring that the tank is refilled automatically. A water level sensor fitted in the tank and connected to a digital platform to alert water providers to refill the tank.
TARGET ACHIEVEMENTS FOR THE NEXT 4 WEEKS:
Upgrade current model to include water level sensor and digital platform that will facilitate automated refill of SIMTANK H2O tanks.
Deploy 10 pieces of the new model of SIMTANK H2O for field trial.
ANY BLOCKERS OR AREAS CO-CHAIRS NEED HELP:
Sourcing & Supply of Foot Pump at competitive cost
Partnerships to deploy this system in Africa where communities are not having piped infrastructure access to water
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT https://silafrica.com/simtank/