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ETHIOPIA: Project launch of BECOMING STRONGER TOGETHER

We are happy to announce the launch of our new project BECOMING STRONGER TOGETHER in Ethiopia! 460 women are supported to organize themselves in self-help groups in order to generate their own income. A prerequisite for this is access to clean water. Therefore, 2 springs are being tapped and 2 new shallow wells are being Weiterlesen

Bolivia: Successful handover of the CloudFisher plant to the population

The fog collector project in the Bolivian Andes, which started in September 2019, was successfully completed in March 2023 after some corona-related delays. Now the families and students in the remote regions of Pampagrande and Moro Moro have permanent access to sufficient clean drinking water. During an initial visit in September 2019, a multi-member team Weiterlesen

PERU: Monica Denomy visits the CloudFisher project in Santa Rosa

The WaterFoundation project that will positively change the lives of numerous families in an underserved region near Lima runs until 2025. The conditions are favorable. For dense fog regularly drifts over the hills of Santa Rosa, rising from the Pacific Ocean. Enough to set up 37 CloudFisher in the hills near the coast. These fog Weiterlesen

Young girls in rural Tanzania learn how to deal with menstruation confidently

In rural Tanzania, women’s menstruation is often still a taboo subject. The idea of “impurity” means that girls do not receive adequate support from home, school or their social environment in dealing with their periods. In addition, access to hygiene products is almost non-existent – only 2% of schoolgirls in the whole of Tanzania use Weiterlesen

24 April – International #Treeday

Trees are important in the ecological interplay between forests and water. They prevent soil erosion, help store groundwater and are CO2 dust extractors. In the spirit of sustainability, the WaterFoundation also establishes water and nature reserves in its water supply projects. In Dirre Inchini (Ethiopia) alone, we will plant 500,000 trees in the next few Weiterlesen

Memorial plaque commemorates Henner Lang in Ethiopia

A memorial plaque will be erected in Ambacho in April 2023 in honour of the founder of the WaterFoundation, Henner Lang. When Henner Lang passed away in April 2021 shortly after his 77th birthday, friends and companions collected donations at his funeral, which were used to implement spring capping projects in both Ambacho and Mutti. Weiterlesen

Good hygiene – better health! Toilet project in Bilaa being implemented

This is the motto of the construction of toilet and hand-washing facilities for about 5,000 pupils and teachers at a primary and secondary school in Bilaa, Ethiopia. Now that the building shells have been completed, awareness-raising measures on WASH issues have begun. After the teachers, the students also learn a lot about hygiene and health. Weiterlesen

CloudFisher for Santa Rosa in Peru

The WaterFoundation’s next big fog collector project is picking up speed. Near Lima, 37 CloudFisher are being set up in the mountainous coastal strip. The shipped materials arrived in Peru at the end of March and are now being transported to the site. The water produced by the fog collectors will significantly improve the lives Weiterlesen

TANSANIA: Repair of water pumps

The WaterFoundation takes care of broken water pumps in Tanzania. As a result, 4000 people will have access to clean water again. And sustainably: MSABI – our local partner – will not only repair 20 pumps, but keep them in working order in the long term as part of a maintenance service. To promote the Weiterlesen

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