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  • The Black Soldier Fly empties toilet bowls in Mozambique

    November 20, 2018

      Toilets and innovation: these two words may not automatically couple together, even more so when the innovation consists of a fly. It’s the poop-eating larvae of the Black Soldier Fly, however, that help families in Mozambique to a better toilet – with help from VIA Water and Aqua for All. How does this work?…

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  • Famae Water Challenge

    November 19, 2018

    FAMAE is an independent foundation with the objective to support and highlight initiatives which allow us to reduce our environmental footprint in the major circular economy sectors: water, waste, energy, mobility, food, air etc. The vision of the foundation is based on the conviction that technological innovations, with the right financial support, will allow the…

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  • Call for nominations for the Sarphati Sanitation Awards 2019!

    November 16, 2018

    Join the boost for global sanitation efforts and nominate an individual or organization for the Sarphati Sanitation Awards 2019! Sjef Ernes, Managing Director of Aqua for All, announced the call for nominations for the Sarphati Sanitation Awards 2019 on November 15 during the Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW) Summit. In 2013 Aqua for All, World…

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  • Join PPPLab Day on 20 November

    November 12, 2018

    Where: New World Campus, The Hague  When: November 20th, 09.30 – 16.30 Program: Here REGISTER NOW On this final PPPLab Day, four years of learning will be applied to contemporary questions on what is needed for PPPs to reach development goals. We’ll navigate the ambition for change in four steps: Step 1 – Messages: The key messages of the…

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  • Webinar Safe Water Toolbox

    October 31, 2018

      Our Program Manager Hester Foppen participated in a webinar on the Safe Water Business toolbox with Hydrologic & Antenna Foundation via Rural Water Net. This recently launched toolbox for entrepreneurs and organizations who want to develop market-based interventions is presented in the webinar: Safe Water Toolbox Market-based interventions offer a significant potential for sustainable & efficient…

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  • The importance of WASH in schools

    October 29, 2018

      The importance of WASH in schools has been globally recognized by its inclusion in the SDG targets.In Sub-Saharan Africa, 53% of schools have limited drinking water services, 14% have limited sanitation services and 21% have basic hygiene services. In this WASH Talk, host Andy Narracott, (IRC) talks about WASH in schools with Linda Lilian, (Simavi) &…

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  • Delivering on the tranformational potential of PPPs

    October 22, 2018

    On November 20, the PPPLab is organizing a practical day of exchange, application and design for those working in public-private partnerships. Over the last four years, PPPLab, our partners and organizations engaged in PPPs have explored the transformational potential of PPPs. The emergence of the SDG-P facility is a good moment to concretely spell out…

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  • ‘Inspiration from Malawi’

    October 16, 2018

      Earlier this year our Program Manager Hester Foppen started investigating a market based approach for filter distribution in Malawi. It appears there is a market for filters, but Hester was discouraged at first: ‘We started in Malawi with this bold idea to supply safe water for all for only USD 2 per person. After half…

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  • Exploring innovative finance models for farmers in Kenya

    October 11, 2018

    How Aqua for All works with key stakeholders to unlock private- and other capital to scale smart solutions As part of the Smart Water for Agriculture (SWA) program in Kenya, Aqua for All and SNV co-organized an ‘Innovative Finance’ workshop together on the 28th of September with the National Irrigation Acceleration Platform (NIAP). The workshop…

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