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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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  • Dr. Sarphati Sanitation Award 2017 Jury

    May 22, 2017

    The Jury members of the Dr. Sarphati Sanitation Awards 2017 have confirmed their participation in the Jury. Please read a short bio below: Her Excellency  Lidi Remmelzwaal is the Interim Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Jordan.  She has worked as Ambassador to Ethiopia, the African Union and Djibouti (2013-2016), to Ghana (2006-2010)…

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  • Annual Report 2016: Delivering Value in 2016

    May 16, 2017

    It’s my pleasure to bring your attention to the Aqua for All Annual Report Delivering Value in 2016, approved last week by our Supervisory Board based on the positive findings of the external financial auditor. Aqua for All’s role as intermediary and aggregator among the entities and organizations building scalable and sustainable water and sanitation…

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  • Proud of our partner Marie-Stella-Maris!

    May 11, 2017

    We congratulate #MarieStellaMaris on this great result and we are very proud to have been part of it. Many thanks on behalf of our local project partners in the field and especially on behalf of those who now (finally) have access to clean water! Thanks for the trust, the means and the moral support!

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  • Latest news on the Sarphati Sanitation Awards 2017

    April 25, 2017

    This year the Sarphati Sanitation Awards will be handed out for the third time during the Amsterdam International Water Week (30 October). In 2015 it was decided to make two Prize Categories and Dr. Kamal Kar of the CLTS Foundation was awarded for Lifetime Achievement in the creation of demand for sanitation. As for the…

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  • Safe Water Enterprises in Kenya: are they really safe, sustainable and affordable?

    April 25, 2017

    Safe Water Enterprises (SWEs) have emerged as credible providers of high quality-safe water in a financially sustainable way.  However, there are significant differences among them, which is worth a closer look. Aqua for All’s Managing Director Sjef Ernes visited Kenya (Isiolo, Turkana and Marsabit) at the beginning of April to find out what’s working and…

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