Knock, knock, who’s there? It’ssss Nazava!

A surging player in HWTS, the Indonesian Nazava Water Filters company won the main prize in the Nokia Health Category of the Tech Awards 2013 and received a cash prize of 75,000 USD at the annual Tech Award Gala, on 14 November, in San Jose, California. Nazava is one of 10 global innovators recognised` each year for applying technology to benefit humanity and spark global change, the Gala said.

Accepting the award, co-director Lieselotte Heederik said: “Nazava strives to provide 1 million people with improved health, average annual savings of $70 per household, 39,000 t CO2 reductions and employment for 300 people in 2016. Currently Nazava has sold over 17,000 water filters that improve the health of over 80,000 people.”

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