Total loan: $2,600

Donetun Group

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Laos, , Lao PDR / Personal Use

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A loan helped to purchase a TerraClear water filter so he can have access to safe drinking water.

Donetun Group's story

Paeng and his group, along with other villagers, participated in a village meeting where the cost of safe drinking water was discussed. In the meeting they discussed the costs of treating local water supplies. Charcoal, firewood, and even bottled water were discussed and priced out over four years. Similarly, the cost of medical care for water-borne disease was spoken about. The water filter Paeng and his group purchased is guaranteed for four years but is known to function for up to five years. Paeng was excited to learn the filter was available on an affordable, payment plan. Paeng and his group recognized the substantial financial savings the water filter will have for them and their families, as well as the impact safe water will have on their health.