i4Life- SODIS Pilot Project
Over 1.2 million children, most being less than five years old, die due to diarrhoea related diseases each year.
“Pathogenic enteric bacteria are a major cause of drinking water related morbidity and mortality in the developing world. (WHO, 2008)
What is SODIS?
- SODIS means SOlar DISinfection
- SODIS is a technique for making microbially polluted water safe to drink.
- SODIS is a simple and inexpensive method with which households can disinfect their drinking water.
- The WHO, UNICEF and the Red Cross recommend it.