The latest news, stories and reports from The Safe Water Trust staff and partners around the world.
August 18, 2013 | By safewatertrust | No Comments
The Safe Water Trust (SWT) is delighted to be recognised as a UK Department for International Development (DFID) Rapid Response Facility supplier.
Delivering Aquafilters in response to humanitarian crises means we not only help people in need of clean drinking water, but we also demonst...
March 30, 2013 | By safewatertrust | No Comments
PUMP IT UP ... Freemasons and West Harton residents send water pumps to filter the drinking water in Africa. From left, Ronnie Amar, Don Fraser, George Branch, Ian Turnbull and Gill Griffith.
Shields Gazette - Published on Thursday 28 March 2013
"Volunteers at a South Tyneside church...
March 24, 2013 | By safewatertrust | No Comments
News from the Darlington & Stockton Times, by Stuart Laundy, Reporter (Barnard Castle & Teesdale)
GIVING IT A BASH: Barnard Castle rotarian Robert Hartness and aquafilter inventor John Griffith are pictured with runners lining up for the intermediate boys race at this year’s Barney Bash...
March 12, 2013 | By safewatertrust | No Comments
Here is our latest Newsletter with updates on Aquafilter projects around the world. Read about how much Aquafilters mean to the people who can now drink safe water in Ghana, thanks to the efforts of our volunteers and the generosity of our donors.
Read about how we now have more Aquafilters in So...
February 10, 2013 | By safewatertrust | No Comments
Aquafilters are built by volunteers and a new assembly facility has been set up with help from the global engine manufacturer Cummins in their Darlington Engine Plant.
Last Thursday the National President of Rotary, Mr John Minhinick visited the Cummins Engine Plant at Darlington to see for h...
February 3, 2013 | By safewatertrust | No Comments
With the help of our volunteers and from our partners overseas, we now have Aquafilters providing clean drinking water to over 300,000 people in more than 20 countries.
If you want to see how we are really helping, see the video from our recent visit to The Gambia, click here
We would li...
December 7, 2012 | By safewatertrust | No Comments
John addressing conference delegatesDuring the recent trip to Ghana, a Press Launch for Aquafilters was organised in the capital Accra. The Daily Guide Ghana reported on the conference ...
"With the intention of reducing the menace in Ghana, Mr. Griffith explained the uniqueness of the aquafi...
April 26, 2012 | By safewatertrust | No Comments
A small group of year 6 schoolchildren from Langney Primary School, Eastbourne have been baking and selling cakes and raised £100 for Aquafilters.
Following an Aquafilter presentation at the school by Rob Hoy, the children planned the whole project and sold all the cakes, raising the fantastic ...
April 2, 2012 | By safewatertrust | No Comments
Pastor Ebongya and Joy
The people in the Fizi region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) desperately need more Aquafilters. In the words of Pastor Ebongya ".. there is a great need for clean water." Hundreds of people come from miles around to queue in long lines twice every da...
March 8, 2012 | By safewatertrust | No Comments
"Thank you to the children of Galashiels, Scotland" , says Pastor Ebongya for the Aquafilters donated by the children of St Peter's Primary School and the Rotary Club of Galashiels.
To see the video click here Thank you to the Children of Galashiels when John and Gill Griffith, along wit...