Clean water project Tanzania

clean water empowers people


Marie-Stella-Maris is an Amsterdam-based lifestyle brand that believes everyone should have access to a source of clean drinking water. By offering natural care products and mineral water, they are dedicated to contribute. For each product you purchase, Marie-Stella-Maris donates a fixed amount towards clean drinking water projects worldwide.

The foundation asked us to capture their story of the Mweteni (Tanzania) clean water project. The film informs the target audience about the impact of the ongoing project.

- Branded documentary


Independent project


Besides the main film we were asked to create an autonomous work. During our stay we were inspired by the (un)complicated lifestyle that is clearly in contrast with the hectic lifestyle known in the West.

Where we Westerners have all the basic needs. Untill recently the people of Mweteni had to struggle to get enough clean water and food. The economy of this area actually stood still but since the water project people are abled to develop the area and economy. 

The film is a visual exploration of these contrasts and we ask ourselves; what will be the actual impact of the improved environment on their future lifestyle? 


Concept : Strictua
Directed by : Miquel Steps (Strictua)
D.O.P. : Marijn Vanderheijden (Strictua)
Post-production : Strictua

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