Chengie Advanced Defluoridation Technologies 2014 – Zimbabwe
Chengie Defluoridation Technologies is an outstanding and leading innovative and research organization in the mitigation of fluorosis in Zimbabwe and other affected African countries, eradicating fluorosis and its effects and creating healthy communities. Fluorosis is a condition caused by excess fluoride above 1ppm/mg/l and results in brown stained teeth, skeletal deformities, immune suppression, brain damage, arthritis, cancer cells development and loss of vision
The project deals with reducing fluoride in water (Defluoridation) focusing mainly on underground water. Therefore the company has invented gadgets which remove excess fluoride in water, thereby mitigating the effects of fluorosis in communities.