Nigeria: Kakura Residents Laments Lack of Potable Drinking Water

by Mohammad Ibrahim August 16, 2016 - from https://waterjournalistsafrica.com/2016/08/16/nigeria-kakura-residents-laments-lack-of-portable-drinking-water/  Residents of Kakura community in Chikun Local government Area of Kaduna State northwest are lamenting lack of portable water within their village despite their closeness to the city. The people drink from a pond covered with dirts particularly during dried season. A visit by water Journalists Africa … Continue reading Nigeria: Kakura Residents Laments Lack of Potable Drinking Water

Nigeria: Turkish international college constructs 90 hand pumps, boreholes in local communities — WaterSan Perspective

Mohammad Ibrahim June 04, 2016 The Nigerian Turkish International College NTIC has constructed over 90 hand pumps and electric motorized boreholes in many villages, hamlets and schools within Kaduna state in Nigeria the last four years of its existence. Davud Sagir, the director for the college in Kaduna says that the benefiting communities include Kauya […] … Continue reading Nigeria: Turkish international college constructs 90 hand pumps, boreholes in local communities — WaterSan Perspective

Southern Africa: Record Drought Leaves over 41.4 Million People Food Insecure — WaterSan Perspective

WaterSan Perspective June 30, 2016 An estimated 41 million people – 23 per cent – of the 181 million rural population in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are food insecure, and out of this figure, more than 21 million are in urgent need of assistance. This is according to the latest Vulnerability Assessment Results […] … Continue reading Southern Africa: Record Drought Leaves over 41.4 Million People Food Insecure — WaterSan Perspective

Water Crisis – Spotlight on Ethiopia’s Boricha district — WaterSan Perspective

Zelalem Genemo in Hawassa Ethiopia June 13, 2016 In Boricha district of Ethiopia, women and children walk up to five hours to collect water from shallow and unprotected ponds which they share with animals. Sometimes water in these ponds is contaminated as rainwater washes wastes from surrounding areas into the sources. Often, children are left […] … Continue reading Water Crisis – Spotlight on Ethiopia’s Boricha district — WaterSan Perspective