“I would like to give thanks to God and pray that He may bless you and keep you healthy. I used to have to buy water every week for my family, and now I can use this filter to drink the water available for free. I am happy to have water to give to our son and neighbors.”
Family Information: Jean Franc (40) lives with his wife Margaret (35) and their son Christopher Miller (10). The Jean family lives in a tight-knit community in the midst of downtown Petit Goave, sharing a cracked well with about 70 neighbors.
Job Information: Jean Franc supports his family by working as a construction materials driver. He works 13 hours a day 6 days a week to bring home just enough to keep food on his family’s table.
Medical History: Jean Franc and his family have battled with illnesses on a month-to-month basis, often getting sick for weeks at a time. Going to the hospital is not typically an option for the family, as the costs of care are far too high. Fevers, stomach aches, and diarrhea-related diseases have plagued the Jean family for as long as they can remember.
Recent Update: June 2013
The Franc family’s filter is working wonderfully! They have been using it daily for nearly 3 years now!