Staff at BioSandFilter.org
Eric is a very resourceful water and sanitation expert with over 20 years experience in relief and development programmes in Africa and Asia. He combines a thorough understanding of the humanitarian WASH sector with an interest in finding appropriate technical solutions to specific problems in the field. Eric speaks English and working French.
Adriaan has extensive experience combining innovative technology with business, and has established several successful micro for-profit social impact enterprises that deliver sustainable, long-term impact for low-income communities. Adriaan has a unique and keen understanding of the needs and motivations of low-income people having lived and worked in sub-Saharan Africa for most of his life. Adriaan speaks English, Dutch, French and passable German.
David Kilonzo & Simon Mutiku
After working with Medair in Machakos District in 1999 and 2000, Simon and David started their own successful sand filter enterprise. Without any NGO assistance, they have constructed and sold for profit over 2000 filters to individual households throughout the region. During this time, they have gained a wealth of practical technical experience on construction, maintenance and local marketing. David and Simon have already travelled to remote areas in Uganda and Kenya (Karamoja and Turkana) on the request of client organisations. David and Simon speak English, Kiswahili and Kikamba.
This website was originally designed and maintained by Jaap Mol, an IT specialist based in the Netherlands (it is now maintained by Ant Tomlinson in the UK). Jaap has put in a lot of time and energy to help us get the site going and useable over the years.