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  • VIA Water projects rewarded

    January 7, 2019

    In 2018, many of VIA Water’s projects have been rewarded for the excellent work they do. They have been selected for awards and invited to prestigious gatherings. Here’s a short selection of them – but no doubt we missed a few. Greenkeeper Africa (GKA) has been selected as one of 33 tech entrepreneurs for the 2018 class…

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  • ‘You are never too small to make a big difference’

    December 24, 2018

      Crossing over into a new year can be a bit like the two sides of a coin. For some good that the year is over, for others the end of the year comes too soon. A year is certainly ample time to experience successes as well as failures. Without trying new things, we cannot…

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  • Take the Challenge Fund Journey in Self-Supply Acceleration

    December 14, 2018

    In 2016-2017 Aqua for All worked directly with grassroots WASH entrepreneurs in Ethiopia who wanted to start new businesses in their communities to deliver safe water and sanitation at the household level. We cut a new, innovative trail in the landscape, which has been rewarding in terms of results and lessons to share. Take look…

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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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