by Isaiah Esipisu at the 7th Africa Water Week, Gabon Water experts, policy makers, government representatives, UN agencies, donors and nongovernmental organisations kicked off the celebration of the seventh edition of the Africa Water Week in Libreville city of Gabon on 29th October 2018, calling on African governments to reflect on achievements made so far … Continue reading Governments asked to accelerate access to water and sanitation security for Africa
My name is Justine Olweny, and this is my story: Where I came from: Being born to a water engineer and a teacher in a town in Northern Uganda strategically molded me for who I am today. At 12 years old I was practicing and solving problems using a Pentium II computer desktop. I undertook … Continue reading Introducing Justine Olweny : a Ugandan WASH entrepreneur and resource centre founder
We delighted to announce the next RWSN webinar series, which will take place each Tuesday from 9 October onwards. Please register at – https://goo.gl/wZhTsH Follow the link below to sign up for any or all of the weekly RWSN webinars below [9 Oct] Taking stock of solar pumping for domestic water supply – O&M in … Continue reading :: REGISTER NOW :: RWSN Webinar Series Oct/Nov
by Lena Farré, recent Post-Graduate from University of Basel, Switzerland, summarises the findings of her Masters degree thesis This exploratory case study carried out in the Kilombero Valley in southwestern Tanzania shows the mechanisms and challenges communities of a rural village face while seeking water access and maintaining their water pumps. The Tanzanian Government and non-governmental … Continue reading For rural Tanzanians, water has a social value too
Reflections from 3 past leaders of HTN/RWSN on the loss of great friend.
Guest Blog from Mr Gift Jason Wanangwa, a Groundwater Development Officer with the Malawi Government’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development.
re-blogged with thanks from Water for Good sub·si·dy A sum of money granted by the state or a public body to help an industry or business keep the price of a commodity or service low — Oxford English Dictionary Rural Water Services ARE Subsidized Even the United States has subsidies for rural water services. This doesn’t make something unsustainable. … Continue reading Ops Talks: Total Cost of Services