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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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  • Bangladesh, here we come!

    October 11, 2018

    FINISH Mondial is a partnership between WASTE, Amref Flying Doctors and Aqua for All to scale safe sanitation through Public Private Partnerships, thereby contributing to Sustainable Development Goal 6. The FINISH partnership approach has proved itself in India (since 2009) and Kenya (since 2013) and is now gradually expanding to several countries in Asia and…

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    YOU WON’T MISS YOUR WATER UNTIL YOUR WELL RUNS DRY

    September 24, 2018

    Read the amazing blog of our former colleague Annegreet Ottow-Boekeloo about her work in South Sudan:  ‘We take so many things for granted in our life. And most of the things you won’t even realise that you need it, until you are out of it. When your well runs dry. When your source is empty….

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  • Interview in ‘One Planet’ with Shabana Abbas, our Program Manager VIA Water on SDG6

    September 17, 2018

        Our colleague Shabana Abbas is ‘Happy and honored’ to be included as one of the new generation heroes for the Museon book ‘One Planet’, published together with UN Regional Information Centre for Western Europe. ‘One Planet’ highlights 17 global challenges and solutions that new generation heroes and organizations are undertaking. The stories are also part…

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  • We are @WorldWaterWeek in Stockholm this week to promote FINISH Mondial

    August 27, 2018

    Waste, Amref Flying Doctors & Aqua for All are working together on local sanitation market development through the FINISH model (Financial INclusion Improves Sanitation & Health). Through local public private collaboration in India and Kenya by 2018, 3.5 million people enjoyed the benefits of safe sanitation and about € 50 Million in commercial investing was…

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  • Spiralling into progress: Innovation in a modern world

    August 21, 2018

    The introduction of colour TV did not happen overnight. In fact, its development took several decades. Even when the technology was finally available, it took more than 20 years to convince the majority of the public. In comparison, Facebook attracted 500 million users in its first six years of existence. It started out as a…

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  • ARE YOU IN STOCKHOLM DURING WORLD WATER WEEK?

    August 14, 2018

      VIA Water warmly welcomes you to their African Spatial Delight session during Stockholm World Water Week 2018. On Wednesday August 29th at 11:00 hours their Supermarket – co-hosted by G4AW and AfriAlliance – opens its doors to show you their innovative water and ecosystem ​products. Three of VIA Water’s projects will be featured: Flash…

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  • HOMA BAY WATER PPP

    August 14, 2018

    Dunea and Aqua for All attended the official kick-off meeting of a new WASH rehabilitation project in Homa Bay, Kenya on the 23th of July. The initial goal is to establish a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) that has the objective to set up a decentralized Water Service Delivery (WSD) model in Homa Bay County, Kenya for…

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