LifeStraw® is used in more than 64 countries around the world. LifeStraw® water filters convert contaminated water into clean, safe drinking water. The easy-to-use filters are a vital tool for some of the 780 million people who don’t have ready access to safe drinking water. This leaves them at risk for diarrheal disease, which kills more than 1.5 million people every year. Safe drinking water is especially important for vulnerable groups, such as children under five, pregnant women and people living with HIV. LifeStraw® water filters comply with US Environmental Protection (EPA) 1987 Guide Standard and Protocol for Testing Microbiological Water Purifiers. Each product in the LifeStraw® portfolio is designed for a specific situation where safe water is needed but not readily available.
The LuminAID is a solar-rechargeable light that is waterproof, lightweight, and inflates to diffuse light like a lantern. LuminAID technology was invented in 2009, the LuminAID light has a solar panel, rechargeable battery, and a multi-chip LED light. According to its makers, after a full charge, it can deliver 35 lumens for 8 hours or 20 lumens for 16 hours and the battery can be recharged over 500 times, for years of use. Solar Lanterns represent the latest Technology introduced in LED lanterns which offer the best of two universally-available methods for recharging.