News from the AWF

All the latest news from the African Water Facility (AWF).

Improving sanitation services to raise school girl attendance in South Africa

Improving sanitation services to raise school girl attendance in South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa, February 19, 2014 - The African Water Facility announced on Monday, February 16, 2015, that it is providing a €1.2-million grant to help improve school sanitation facilities in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Over 100,000 students will directly benefit from this project, which will also create business opportunities for entrepreneurs as well as employment for local youth.

Categories: South Africa, Gender equity, Sanitation and hygiene

Read more

Promoting private sanitation venture to curb water-borne diseases and turn waste into energy and fertilizer in Kisumu, Kenya

Promoting private sanitation venture to curb water-borne diseases and turn waste into energy and fertilizer in Kisumu, Kenya

July 24, 2014 - The Kisumu Water and Sewage Company (KIWASCO) received a €1.2 million AWF grant to support a project that will provide sanitation services for residents in the Manyatta settlement in Kisumu, Kenya, while creating business through the sale of fertilizers, biogas and energy as by-product of the sanitation collection.

Categories: Kenya, Innovation, Sanitation and hygiene, Water knowledge, Public-Private Partnership

Read more

Liberia Slums

AWF Liberia Sanitation Project Selected by UNFCCC as one of 2013 Outstanding Innovations

The United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) announced Wednesday November 6 the selection of the Monrovia Fostering Innovative Sanitation and Hygiene (FISH) project as one of the 17 Lighthouse Activities to be...

Categories: Liberia, Sanitation and hygiene

Read more

Burkina Faso Roundtable

Donor Roundtable in Ouagadougou to Support Peri-urban Sanitation Project

Representatives of various local, regional and international development agencies and from different levels of Government met in Ouagadougou to discuss the funding of a sanitation project in the peri-urban areas of Ouagadougou,...

Categories: Burkina, Sanitation and hygiene

Read more

Newsletter subscribe

Keep up to date with the AWF online newsletter.

More

Events

Take a look at the calendar of events.

More

Search filters
You are currently offline. Some pages or content may fail to load.