Initial household arsenic filters were built in the outskirts of Managua this September 2016. Five ACI Arsenic Filters were built a long with five ACI Bio-sand Filters in los Barrios San Juan, Tipitapa, Nicaragua. These five initial filters were strategically placed with the partnership of World Vision. In the coming months, ACI plans to build several more of these filters for homes in the same area.

ACI Program Director of Nicaragua, Mario Benavides, teaches and trains locals on filter use and maintenance
ACI Nicaragua Program Director, Mario Benavides, pours clean sand in a newly made bio-sand filter to go along with an ACI Household Arsenic Filter
A newly constructed ACI Household Arsenic Filter
A new ACI Household Arsenic Filter in use