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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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  • 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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