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    Let’s make Sarphati’s legacy accessible for future generations!

    October 24, 2017

    During the Opening Ceremony of the AIWW the Sarphati Sanitation Awards will be handed out. In the 19th century in Amsterdam doctor and entrepreneur Samuel Sarphati set up one of the first Public-private partnerships for sanitation. In sanitation and wastewater management there’s a lot to gain. Access to adequate sanitation will create a sound livelihood and recycling wastewater will contribute to…

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  • Sasha Kramer of Soil will receive the Sarphati Sanitation Award 2017

    October 19, 2017

    The jury of the Sarphati Sanitation Awards has decided to honor Sasha Kramer, co-founder of SOIL, the Lifetime Achievement Award for her outstanding work to provide sustainable sanitation services in Haiti. Sasha developed EcoSan latrines that store human waste in removable 15-gallon drums for composting. This compost can be used to make soil more healthier…

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  • Sarphati Sanitation Awards 2017 – the Jury has decided!

    October 5, 2017

    World Waternet , Netherlands Water Partnership and Aqua for All initiated the biennial Sarphati Sanitation Award in 2013 to honor the outstanding contribution of individuals or organizations to the global sanitation and public health challenge through entrepreneurship. This year the Sarphati Sanitation Awards will be handed out for the third time during the Amsterdam International Water Week on Monday…

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  • A primary in Africa: UDUMA vies to provide 560.000 people in rural Mali with drinking water for the next 15 years

    September 28, 2017

    Thierry Barbotte (UDUMA), Arco van der Toorn (Aqua for All), Bourama Traore (Bere Consulting), Nicolaas van der Wilk (UDUMA), Lionel Cormier (Demeter Partners), Abdoul Abdou (SNV-Mali) and Emmanuel Diarra (AKVO-Mali) at the offical launch in Mali In July Aqua for All received formal notification from the Sustainable Water Fund (FDW) of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign…

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  • Sarphati Sanitation Solution Workshop

    September 22, 2017

      On the 31th of October a Sarphati Sanitation Solution Workshop is organized during the Amsterdam International Water Week at the RAI Amsterdam. During the workshop the two winners of the Sarphati Awards will present their cases and they will reflect on the financing of sustainable sanitation services and integrated sanitation chain solutions. Financial- and…

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  • VIA-GO Pitch Event: Water Innovations in Africa

    September 22, 2017

    Our partner VIA Water – the Dutch programme that supports water innovations in Africa – cordially welcomes you to the VIA-GO Pitch Event: Water Innovations in Africa at the Amsterdam International Water Week at the RAI Amsterdam. For the first time, they will have seventeen of their VIA Water project owners visiting the Netherlands for…

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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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