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  • Aqua for All’s approaches and results on private sector strengthening for sustainable WASH

    August 29, 2017

    On the 25th and 26th of August Aqua for All presented the results of her work in Ethiopia during the ‘Regional WASH Advocacy and Learning Forum’ in Bahir Dar, which was organized by CARE, one of Aqua for All’s partners in the Millennium WASH Alliance (MWA).  This presentation showcases  examples of private sector development and public…

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  • Utility-led service model for Safe Water at point of use

    August 24, 2017

    Lessons learned from an Aqua for All pilot in Ethiopia – August 2017: Preliminary pilot results are promising  In Ethiopia, while we observe significant effort and resources being invested to increase access to drinking water, many local governments struggle to tackle those last few meters and ensure safe water at the point of use. Government officials…

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  • Safe Water Enterprises: the opportunity to reach a billion people?

    August 15, 2017

      This year, Danone Communities -in collaboration with Aqua for All, Hilton Foundation, Osprey Foundation and The Stone Family Foundation- supervised a study on the state of the safe water enterprises market realised by the advisory firm Dalberg. This study will be presented at the World Water Week in Stockholm during a dedicated session entitled…

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  • Kenya RAPID: Water for crops gives women in Kenya’s drylands a voice

    August 15, 2017

      Dry weather & rising temperatures damaged the harvests in Alimao in northeast Kenya. Change is afoot, however: Since 2016 the “Kenya Resilient Arid Lands Partnership for Integrated Development” (Kenya RAPID) aims to improve 45,000 people’s access to water & sanitation in dry northern counties. It’s a unique partnership between local governments, civil society &…

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  • Bridging the Pioneering Gap

    July 18, 2017

    Summer has arrived and as many of us head into the vacation period, Aqua for All is happy to share some positive developments from our Business for All program to bring smiles to your faces as you head off for a well-deserved break. Enjoy the season! Launching innovative business solutions and preparing for growth is often…

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  • Happy households in Ethiopia – Water filters purchased through local water utility

    July 11, 2017

    Note the big smile on the face of the lady who works at Ms. Salam’s restaurant as she offers customers at her restaurant safe drinking water Finote Selam, Ethiopia In November 2016, Aqua for All launched a pilot to promote and distribute household water filters through existing water suppliers in Ethiopia. Finote Selam was the…

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  • UDUMA Mali Project receives co-funding from the Sustainable Water Fund ! A new PPP is born!

    June 27, 2017

    Today Aqua for All received formal notification from the Sustainable Water Fund (FDW) of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs that they have awarded the UDUMA Mali Project proposal with funding of € 3 million. After 18 months’ work with our partners pulling this Public Private Partnership (PPP) together, we are very pleased with this result!…

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  • We proudly present the new Sarphati Sanitation Awards Jury!

    June 8, 2017

    Opening Ceremony of the AIWW 2015 The Sarphati Sanitation Awards 2017 will be presented during the Opening Ceremony of the Amsterdam International Water Week on 30 October in the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre. We herewith announce the new members of the Sarphati Sanitation Awards Jury 2017: Her Excellency Ms Lidi Remmelzwaal, Chair of World Waternet,…

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  • Can the sanitation sector learn from the water kiosk sector?

    May 22, 2017

    Last Monday, May 17, our partner WASTE organized an interesting conference on Sanitation, Finance & Revenue models. Aqua for All was challenged to offer some ideas as to how the sanitation sector could learn from the water kiosk sector, drawing from our recently concluded study for the Untapped Potential of Safe Water Enterprises, undertaken by consortia…

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