Sanitation

Sanitation

Rain Water Harvesting plus, Key to provision of clean water.

Vihiga County and much of Western Kenya are heavily populated areas, endowed with good rainfall but poor in sanitation. Most of the residents use pit latrines,increasing chances of water contamination, both ran off water and ground water. Many households still fetch water from the numerous springs, sources that are easily contaminated by human waste. As population increases,and many more pit latrines are dug, this water ...more »

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SAFE WATER FOR THE SOUTH

Huye district in the Southern province of Rwanda, population greatly worry about water insufficiency and clean water. In many country around Africa like in Rwanda, a village(100house in the case of Rwanda but can be more according to the size of the Sector) use to have a common water source where population get water for every day’s activities and in most cases, water comes from hills and is collected on bottom of the ...more »

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Grey Water Recycling

The world’s most valuable natural resource is not gold or silver. While a handful of gold coins might make you feel rich, without an adequate supply of water, you would not be able to live. There are many parts of the world where water is scarce. One of the most promising, environmentally friendly ways to address the problem is by a process known as GREY WATER RECYCLING. What is Greywater? Greywater can be defined ...more »

Submitted by (@babatunde.oribamise.0024)

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"SANITION"

Generally, water is a fundamental human need. Each person on Earth requires not less than 20 to 50 litres of Clean and safe water a day for cooking,drinking and for keeping themselves clean. Polluted water is not safe for us. It is not just dirty,it is very deadly. About tens of millions of people are seriously sickened by diarrheal diseases which are host of water related ailments that can easily be prevented. Universal ...more »

Submitted by (@kingsleyody8)

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3 votes

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Aloe Plant Use in Cleaning Dirty Water.

This is a simple, affordable and effective water cleaning method. For this process, you need the following Items: 1. Aloe Extract (unidentified species of Aloe) 2. Dirty/Soiled Water 3. Two Decanting Beakers. 4. Stirring Rod Steps to follow: 1. Put the soiled water to about 3/4 of one of the beakers. 2. Add a handful of the Aloe extract to the soiled water in the beaker. 3. Stir the mixture for about a minute and leave ...more »

Submitted by (@lucasmasai)

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African Governments Should Amend A Policy That Force Foreign Investors Ensure Sources Of Clean Drinking Water Before They Set Up

If you try to read the statistics via google, a big number of foreign big companies are setting up businesses in different parts of Africa. Many of these companies mascarade in the name of improving local human welbeing through building infrastructure but when in the actural sence a few of these companies fulfill their promises hence diverting all profits made to their native countries living African states more poorer. ...more »

Submitted by (@mattderrick)

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3 votes

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JAMES KAYONDE

3.Sanitation: How can we improve access to clean water by improving sanitation? This should be a voluntarily built solidarity within the community members, how if a citizen knows that we use this well for our drinking water then they won’t allow people to dump waste in it. It all goes back to sensitization. Also special days should be set up were three families in a week must do the cleaning of the well, or any other ...more »

Submitted by (@jameskayonde)

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2 votes

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Water Storage Tanks

By using the tanks,people can store rain water also pure water for drinking. to catch that rain water,you should build the catch rain water system,which will catch the water and store it in the tanks for using later.this system will help so much and millions of lives will be get access to water

Submitted by (@yaboyon3)

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3 votes

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Open free defecation must stop

In the country Uganda that i live in , in certain rural and surprisingly some urban areas where the un learned or un educated persons on hygiene have resorted to using the nearby bush to relieve them selves of Feaces causing so much harm with that little emergency as they called it that could not wait to be dumped in the latrine. Open free defecation has been fought but am putting to light that in the area i work in now ...more »

Submitted by (@rebeccabecky)

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Sanitation of waterbodies provided by nature

Africa has already been blessed with lots of water of water bodies. If all the water available for drinking through fresh water bodies are kept clean,no one would have to go without adequate water for domestic purposes. There are hundreds of fresh water sources in Nigeria.The government of each country could sensitize individuals and organizations on how to keep these water sources clean. Laws should be made and ...more »

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FORMATION OF AN ADVISORY TEAM TO AID IN NATIONAL HOUSE PLANNING

Uganda, is a landlocked country in East Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the southwest by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. Uganda is the world's second most populous landlocked country after Ethiopia. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania, situating ...more »

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