Committed to providing DRINKING WATER to Guatemala

  • Ecofiltro S.A., is a Guatemalan based social business whose mission is to reach 1 million rural families with clean water by the year 2020.  It was founded in 2009 by Philip Wilson, who decided to...
  • Ecofiltro offers several different types of receptacles that hold the filter unit in place. The functionality of the filtering unit is the same for all the only component that differs is the...
  • Ecofiltro, a social enterprise, began as a foundation over 30 years ago where it focused its rural activities on nutrition, water and sanitation. Only in 2009 did Ecofiltro become an S.A. (for-profit...

Testimonials

Ecofiltros have played an important role in preventive health for the boys and girls of rural Guatemala.  Thanks to Ecofiltro, at Plan International, we have helped to prevent intestinal infections in hundreds of primary schools where the kids now have access to safe water in their classrooms.  Also, the Ecofiltros have been very valuable when we...
Débora Cóbar | Director of Plan International Guatemala
When I discovered the Ecofiltro at a national fair, I thought, every Guatemalan family should have cccess to clean water.  At World Vision, we have been able to help over 35,000 families in rural areas since then with this culturally accepted filter that I also use in my own home!  I recommend this filter to everyone and many of my relatives...
Jeremías Ochoa | Country Director Guatemala
“At Ninos de Guatemala we use Ecofiltros to prepare the food and provide drinkwater for our childeren. It has given us a sustainable way of providing clean drinking water and has taught the children what clean water means for their health. Now the families in our community have started using Ecofiltros and are seeing the huge immediate health...
Diwy Tomassen | Niños de Guatemala
“At Michos our concern is always our customers and since we put a great focus on our food we believe we should put the same focus on the quality of the water served. Having Ecofiltro water available enhances who we are and demonstrates our commitment to clean drinking water in Guatemala.”
Christopher Eaton | Michos Restaurant, La Antigua
I Have visited the Ecofiltro factory last year, coming all the way from Cambridge, MA to Antigua, Guatemala, just to see and learn about the excellent social business model that Philip Wilson and his team have implemented.  The Ecofiltro ceramic pot filter is the best example of successful household drinkinkg  water treatment and safe storage...
Susan Murcott | Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"I am providing my kids with trustworthy pure water while helping others at the same time..." 
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