Greif PackH2O Water Backpack

David Fischer, CEO of Greif

Backpack designed to transport water from source to community

Product description Brand name and product description

Greif PackH2O is a collapsible, adjustable water backpack designed to carry up to 20 litres of water over long distances. As of 2020, this product is discontinued.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

This product is distributed globally.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Greif worked closely with professional organisations such as USAID, the Clinton Global Initiative, and Habitat for Humanity International to develop the product. The company partners with NGOs and other organisations including Partners for Care to distribute the packs.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

A 10 USD donation can provide a family with a PackH2O.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

The target users are people who need to walk significant distances to collect water. The direct customer would be NGOs, non profits and professional organisations working in disaster relief and in development who would distribute to the end-user.

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