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AWF suggests potential sanitation revolution around the corner at AfricaSan 4 Conference

AWF suggests potential sanitation revolution around the corner at AfricaSan 4 Conference

What’s the future of sanitation in Africa? The sector has been sluggish at reaching the objectives set out by the Millennium Development Goals, disappointing even the most optimistic advocates. Should all hopes go “down the drain”? Not yet, according to Ousseynou Guene, sanitation specialist for the African Water Facility.

Categories: Senegal, Innovation, Sanitation and hygiene, Public-Private Partnership

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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

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