OHorizons: 2016 in Pictures

2016 has been a great year for the OHorizons Foundation! We decided to encapsulate it in pictures. 

Ms. Salma Khatun stands next to her family's new water filter in Chotto Kupot, Bangladesh. 

Ms. Salma Khatun stands next to her family's new water filter in Chotto Kupot, Bangladesh. 

Our Bangladesh Project HQ was built. The impressive multiple story filter production and beneficiary training center is now in use in the village of Munshigonj in southwestern Bangladesh.   

Our Bangladesh Project HQ was built. The impressive multiple story filter production and beneficiary training center is now in use in the village of Munshigonj in southwestern Bangladesh. 

 

Our partner organization, LEDARS, leads a beneficiary training on BioSand Filter usage and maintenance. Everyone who wants a filter in their home must go through this training. 

Our partner organization, LEDARS, leads a beneficiary training on BioSand Filter usage and maintenance. Everyone who wants a filter in their home must go through this training. 

Our Wood Molds and the concrete filters they produce are built on-location by our Implementation Partners using 100% locally-sourced materials, tools, and labor!

Our Wood Molds and the concrete filters they produce are built on-location by our Implementation Partners using 100% locally-sourced materials, tools, and labor!

It's easy to see why our inexpensive home water filters are popular in SW Bangladesh. Before and after filtration.

It's easy to see why our inexpensive home water filters are popular in SW Bangladesh. Before and after filtration.

Suchitra Sarder grabs a glass of clean water in her home in the rural village of Porakatla, Bangladesh. 

Suchitra Sarder grabs a glass of clean water in her home in the rural village of Porakatla, Bangladesh. 

Our pilot project with the Amua Africa Project in Kenya added BioSand Filters into the homes of 100 families in 2016. 

Our pilot project with the Amua Africa Project in Kenya added BioSand Filters into the homes of 100 families in 2016. 

A group of Kenyan school children and their teacher stand with the water filter that is going into their classroom!

A group of Kenyan school children and their teacher stand with the water filter that is going into their classroom!

Our 90 second video [Watch Here] won the InfyMakers Award Contest and $10,000! Thank you to everyone who voted for us and helped spread the word about our entry!

Our 90 second video [Watch Here] won the InfyMakers Award Contest and $10,000! Thank you to everyone who voted for us and helped spread the word about our entry!

Our Make-Your-Own Water Filter Station was awarded a prestigious Make Magazine Editors’ Choice Red Ribbon for “Excellence in Education” at the 2016 World Maker Faire! During the 2 day event in New York City around 700 kids made their own water filters. 

Our Make-Your-Own Water Filter Station was awarded a prestigious Make Magazine Editors’ Choice Red Ribbon for “Excellence in Education” at the 2016 World Maker Faire! During the 2 day event in New York City around 700 kids made their own water filters. 

Our DIY Instructional Video Series [Watch Here] provides in-depth lessons on building the OHorizons Wood Mold, pouring a concrete filter, and testing the filter's functionality. For our partner organizations around the world running their own projects, the videos are a helpful visual supplement to our open-source Wood Mold Construction Manual and Appendix.

Our DIY Instructional Video Series [Watch Here] provides in-depth lessons on building the OHorizons Wood Mold, pouring a concrete filter, and testing the filter's functionality. For our partner organizations around the world running their own projects, the videos are a helpful visual supplement to our open-source Wood Mold Construction Manual and Appendix.

2017 projects to be another special year for us! 

2017 projects to be another special year for us! 

From everyone at OHorizons, we’d like to thank you for your support and wish you and your family a Happy New Year! 

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