Testausrüstung zur Kontrolle der Wasserqualität

Test kit for water quality control arrived in Ethiopia

The quality of the water in our existing and new water supply projects needs to be checked regularly. With the new mobile testing equipment for our project partner EDA-E in Ethiopia, the WaterFoundation has now significantly improved and facilitated these checks. Eagerly awaited delivery arrived safely Engineer Fekadu Aleka wrote by return of post after Weiterlesen

We proudly present: The youngest donors of 2020

Standing up for a good cause is not a question of age. When Ellen, Emma, Hannah, Hilke, Luisa and Rosi from Pasing heard about the fact that there are girls in Africa who cannot go to school because they are busy every day scooping water for their families at distant water holes and then having Weiterlesen

WaterFoundation guest at HTI Gienger’s Drinking Water Day

On 25 November 2020, the new Chairwoman Dr. Beate Grotehans was interviewed by Katrin Bacher from HTI on the guidelines and objectives of the WasserStiftung. Drinking quality running water and flushing toilets are quite normal for people in Bavaria, said Grotehans. All too often people forget that 4 billion people worldwide do not have proper Weiterlesen

Support for Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia

The political situation in Eritrea has long been very tense. Many Christians are persecuted because of their religion and are leaving the country. Some seek refuge in the capital of neighbouring Ethiopia. In Addis Ababa, for example, there are hundreds of thousands of so-called “Urban Refugees”. The volunteer group “Release Eritrea” is supporting these homeless Weiterlesen

Another container with fog collectors on its way to Tanzania

At the end of November, thanks to numerous helpers, a container could be loaded which will be shipped to Tanzania this year. On board are, among other things, components for eight more CloudFisher fog collectors, numerous gutters and down pipes, solar cookers and 60 bicycles for the children in the schools of the Babati district, Weiterlesen

Wasserstiftung Jahresbrief 2020

Annual report 2020 informs about the activities of the WaterFoundation

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the year 2020 was associated with special challenges also for the WaterFoundation and its partners in various countries of the world. Despite great difficulties, some projects were completed and others well prepared, even if travel restrictions sometimes delayed work. For the WaterFoundation, the handover of the baton at the Weiterlesen

Pastor Yemaneberehan Endale

God bless you, Yemane!

Pastor Yemaneberehan Endale – our longtime partner and friend – died after a serious illness in September 2020. Since 2013, with his help the WaterFoundation has distributed 1001 donkeys to needy families in remote regions of Ethiopia. We are very sad and will miss him very much. In his spirit we will continue the donkey Weiterlesen

Corona-Soforthilfe für Debre Birhan in Äthiopien

Corona emergency aid from the WaterFoundation for People in Ethiopia

Hygiene is particularly important during the Covid 19 pandemic and is an almost impossible challenge for people in regions with inadequate water supply. When our long-standing project partner Fekadu Aleka approached the board of the WaterFoundation with a request for support for the district town of Debre Birhan, Beate Grotehans and Robert Balthasar were immediately Weiterlesen

WasserStiftungsrätin Senait Michiel organisiert die Beladung des Containers mit Hilfsgütern für Eritrea

Container with relief goods on the way to Eritrea

The shipment was somewhat delayed by the corona-related worldwide logistical restrictions, but now it is done: the 40-ft-container, which was ready for shipment, was loaded at the end of July thanks to many energetic hands under the leadership of WaterFoundation Board member Senait Michiel, was driven from Königsdorf to Hamburg and left the Port of Weiterlesen

Petition: Implement human rights on water and sanitation!

The WaterFoundation has signed a petition initiated by WASH United e.V. and Viva con Agua, which is committed to the worldwide implementation of the human rights to water and sanitation. The appeal is having an effect. On 15 May 2020, corresponding motions by CDU/CSU, SPD and the Greens will be debated and voted on in the Weiterlesen

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