Warka Water, Inc.
Warka Water is an experimental project, it is vertical structure designed by the Italian studio ÔArchitecture and VisionÕ (AV). It is a functional structure designed to harvest potable water from the atmosphere while integrating well into the traditional Ethiopian villages and landscape. to collect potable water from. AV focus on providing sustainable and affordable water sources to remote villages in the rural Ethiopia that are facing water poverty issues. Warka is realized with biodegradable materials (bamboo, hemp and bio-plastic). Although this project is still in an exploratory phase, the aim is to collect an average up to 100 liters of potable water a day per year. It is designed to be easily built and maintained by local villagers without machine or electrical tools. AV believes that Warka Water can be a stepping-stone that empowers communities to build greater independence. Beyond providing potable water, the target is to invigorate the local economy through manufacturing the towers locally and provide women and children opportunities to invest their time in care, education, and other productive activities. Our mission is to providing potable water, and invigorating the local economy through manufacturing the towers locally and providing women and children opportunities to invest their time in care, education, and other economic activities.
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