Misuse of public resources by public officials and politicians has abated access and use of clean safe water by millions of people especially in Africa. Uganda is one such a country where cases of misuse mushroom day after day. Despite this many remain unaware of what their role is fighting this vice of misuse of public funds. Scaling up education campaigns and awareness campaigns would see people take charge of their ...more »
Africa lacks clean water for human consumption. human are forced to use dirty water for drinking and other activities.. i think the best way to find solution is to educate them the effects of dirty water on their health and well being. as well known Africans are in denial and very ignorant, sometimes talking does not help them nor convince them. i think it will be wise to educate them, create awareness programs and do ...more »
Community leaders are normally elders who are respected by the majority in their communities, if these leaders are put on the front of promoting clean water in their communities, i believe people will adapt very fast hence clean water for Africa
Esprit Skills Development & Training is already educating people in Africa on Water Quality Management
It may be good for Standard Bank , not to re-invent the wheel but to join forces with Esprit Skills Development & Training www.espritskills.co.za Kobie van Eck
Clean Water Goodwill Ambassadors are prominent young individuals will be selected through a competitive process to volunteer in highlighting issues and how to keep water clean and preach about clean in their country. Prominent individual like actors, athletes, authors and musicians use their celebrity to raise awareness of the issues faced by victims of dirty water, talk on issues of clean water, advocate for construction ...more »
It should be advisable to all those that are in need of clean water to always maintain its purification by keeping water sources clean. It is clearly known that poor sanitation and poor use of resources can lead to outbreak of killer diseases, therefore it's our duty as Africans who in this case are the ones in need to take serious note of being responsible for the resources we have.
In this idea,we are going to use 3 approaches 1. peer to peer education 2.community leaders involvement 3.Faith based approach 4.media.Peer to Peer approach will be used in schools.This is where pupils/students will be involved to pass on education of clean water to their fellows.They will do this through Drama,music and presentations.This will work well for the youth.2.The community leaders will also get involved in ...more »
Professional management of water provision is key and the surest way of providing safe reliable clean water to all Africans. This is evident through a case study of Kenya water sector reforms of 2002, which saw the creation of Autonomous professional institutions responsible for managing water provision in the country. This revolutionised water provision in the country. Professionals were employed in these institutions ...more »
Construction of more borehole can help, lets give every 10 house holds at most a borehole so that they don't over use them and give them the responsibility of taking care of it for its mantainance this way communities will have a sense of ownership of these facilities and boreholes will last for long and also seperate water points for humans and animals to avoid contamination and senstize communities on the need for clean ...more »
To engage young people in community service and service learning project , young people in their community face great difficult to have clean water at the school ,Youth Service program will provide clean water to young people in their schools at no cost .School children in the Gambia need tools that will facilitate better education to reduce risk in children .At street tap school childre find it challenging to satisfy ...more »
Teaching the people in a particular environment how to access safe water is one thing, but making sure that people in that environment access safe water is the real issue; so Ensuring that the requisite measures are in place so that people in environments access safe water is paramount which is why it requires doing more and talking less. Let us Educate them with our actions.
How the advancement in Technology affects our daily living is unarguably wonderful but as a born, buttered and bread African child it took me some time getting accustomed to technology, who thought me this? My parents! yes the primary source of Enlightenment remains The parents/guidance. The parents should be well educated on the effects of consuming bad water. This can be done via News papers, The media, Social networks. ...more »