Project Las Americas is proud to be a partner in the Childrens Safe Water
Alliance. Providing household water filtration, treatment and education in the
Dominican Republic and Haiti.
A sixty dollar investment can empower a family to produce their own potable
water for fifty years with the BioSand water filter, developed by Dr. Dave Manz.
A simple and effective means to reduce child mortality in developing countries.
The combination of the robust and sustainable technology with a comprehensive
Technology Transfer Intervention model has brought safe drinking water to
thousands of families.
Our partners include Rotary clubs, the Peace Corps,
Dr. David Manz,
Your Light Foundation
Center For Affordable Water and Sanitation,
and the Canadian Embassy. A special thanks goes to over one
hundred Rotary clubs in North America who have contributed generously, for more
Rotary information visit
Thirsting To Serve.
Project Las Americas President address Thirsting
to Serve, Grand Rapids Michigan.
Education is the key to behavioral change. Project facilitators are given the
resources to provide their community with knowledge to identify their problems
and to choose how they will solve those problems.
Filtration is a simple process which is followed by post-chlorination. The
beneficiaries use the water to drink, cook, clean and bath. The filter can
produce in excess of 100 gallons per day which exceeds the usual needs of a
family. Filters are also installed in schools and other institutions serving