Aquabox

aquabox_logoAquabox is a charity that supplies emergency aid through water purification. They have been in existence since 1992 and is run solely by volunteer staff, mainly Rotarians and is based in Derby in England. The Rotary Club of Ayr recognised the huge benefit purified water can bring to disaster-hit areas around the world, and adopted Aquabox as a Major Project in summer 2016.

 

communitybox1They are two types of aid boxes:

  • Aquabox Gold, that not only has water purification equipment but many other items needed by a family that has lost everything through natural disaster or conflict. The water purification unit can produce up to 19000 litres of potable water. The cost is £125
  • Community box that is solely water purification using an advanced system and will give 500,000  litres of purified water . The cost is £250

Ayr Rotary are developing fund-raising ideas to involve the local community including schools and church organisations. The proceeds from our Christmas Card sales will also go to Aquabox. Watch the excellent video below and find out more at www.aquabox.org

For information about local fund-raising contact our Aquabox Convenor, Rob Keating on 07821 775805