Everyone in the world should have structural access to clean water and good sanitation. But citizens at the Base of the Pyramid often don’t. Through a wide range of services, Aqua for All strengthens ideas and initiatives that aim to provide them with that access. Supporting this common goal with a variety of partners, we ensure a better future for millions of people.Read more about us
Millennium Water Alliance patron Mwai Kibaki named UNESCO Water Envoy
June 30, 2016
The Millennium Water Alliance is very proud that our official Patron in Kenya, His Excellency Mwai Kibaki, the Third President of Kenya, has been appointed to be the UNESCO Special Envoy for Water for Africa.At a ceremony in Nairobi on June 22, the official representation on behalf of UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural…Continue reading this article
Press Release: Global coalition of governments, investors, and foundations launch four new financial instruments to catalyze billions for developing country climate action
June 29, 2016
London, June 27, 2016—Today the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (The Lab) announced endorsement for four new investment vehicles that are ready to pilot in developing countries. This announcement is in partnership with The Lab members, including the Danish, Dutch, German, United Kingdom and United States governments, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Willis Group,…Continue reading this article
‘We have both the objective and the means to help the world’s poorest people escape their degrading living conditions – in particular their lack of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). What we don’t have, though, is the knowledge, contacts, network and skills to reach our goal. That’s where Aqua for All comes in.’
In 2015, PPPLab, together with BoP Innovation Center and Rebel Group scanned 29 FDOV PPPs and 13 FDW PPPs to better understand their business models with special focus on the inclusiveness and risk management. Read about the key findings and see how the PPPCanvas developed as a result of this work. Download and read this publication for free.
30/06/20161:00 pm - 1:45 pm
VIA Water Lunch Lecture: the ‘Flash Flood Forecasting’ app UNESCO-IHE, Delft
The KALDRR-WASH program : How do you reduce water-borne illnesses, develop community partnerships and promote integrated water resource management in rural areas impacted by drought and climate change?
The social venture Safi Sana : How do you collect toilet and organic waste from slums, diminishing the city’s waste problems and using this waste to produce and sell affordable organic fertilizer and green electricity?
NGO SHIPO’s business development program : How do you set up 800 sanitation systems, 800 hygiene facilities and 180 wells, guaranteeing they are kept in condition and reaching 16.000 people – all in two years time?
The amount of people at the Base of the (global wealth) Pyramid (BoP) whose lives we have helped improve.
The amount of countries where we have contributed to providing the BoP with clean water and good sanitation.
The total amount of project and program money we have managed for funds and (government) grant programs.
The amount of companies we have worked with over the years, as (co-)financing partners or otherwise.
Walking for water
Don't be surprised if, around World Water Day (March 22), you suddenly see large groups of Dutch school children walking down the streets carrying big bottles of water in their blue backpacks. They are participating in annual national campaign, Wandelen voor Water ('Walking for Water'), to raise funds for WASH projects in developing countries.More about this campaign
Football for Water
The Football for Water campaign is especially active during highly visible football events, such as matches of the Dutch national team in the Netherlands. All partners, including Aqua for All, urge their socially engaged and football minded stakeholders to make a donation for special 'Sport & WASH projects' in developing countries.
VIA Water brings together international policy makers, knowledge institutions, companies and NGO’s. The organization’s objective: to let them develop sustainable, innovative solutions for water problems facing cities in seven African countries. Always in co-creation with local organizations. If needed, VIA Water will provide some (financial) support. Aqua for All is the manager for VIA Water’s funds.Read more
With financial support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a variety of other parties, Aqua for All mans one of the few Dutch support counters for small Public Private Partnerships; those 'PPP's' whose WASH activities cost less than a million euros. Through smart financial injections and knowledge sharing, Aqua for All helps create, develop, test and scale up innovative, sustainable solutions for water and sanitation challenges.