Sanitation

Circulation Shower

We propose a circulation shower that saves 90% on water and energy. Families can shower endlessly with only a bucket of water. Our idea is to make an Africa-proof version of the circulation shower - a proven concept. This idea has already been deployed in the Netherlands and is ready to be deployed quickly on a large scale. By making circulation showers available to all families, schools and other public institutions, ...more »

Submitted by (@sharonamoadjei)

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60 votes

Groundwater

SUSTAINABLE WATER DELIVERY

Over the years many governments and NGO's installed boreholes with manual pumps all across Africa but never maintained or trained anybody to fix these mechanical pumps. Through visiting areas in Northern Mozambique we found that up to 75% of these clean water sources weren't functioning anymore. in 2008 we launched an initiative that has provided clean safe drinking water for nearly 250 000 people. We have been able ...more »

Submitted by (@jacovanrensburg)

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5 votes

Purification

i have a better solutions

i have developed a fractional distration technic that filter water without using much energy it uses 1/1000 of the energy used in traditional methods.. it will pump underground water too

Submitted by (@andrewshiindi)

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3 votes

Groundwater

The Creation of a DIY Manual For the Extraction of Water

Throughout most of the Western world, the generalization that underdeveloped countries lack access to water is unanimously understood. In response, multiple governmental and nongovernmental organizations have taken on the feat of permanently eliminating this issue. The issue being that water is currently obtained in most villages by an individual tossing a container into a deep hole, and pulling out the collected water. ...more »

Submitted by (@manrajmatharu)

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19 votes

Other

Perfect way to get more water.

Hello, my name is Ernestas and I have an idea how people, who live in Africa can get water when its needed. I suggest to dig a river or a water channel between Indian Ocean and South Atlantic Ocean. This could be an easy way to get water fast. I also would like to get a map and I need more info about where the water is needed so I can send more ideas and suggesions. Also, I would really love to help implement someone's ...more »

Submitted by (@ernestasjurgulis)

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4 votes

Purification

Wedu Water: For Healthy Being

Fun Fact Wedu is Shona for "OUR" Introduction into the project Wedu Water project seeks to solve three problems at once. These problems are (in no particular order); - Access to clean water is a challenge especially for people based in rural Africa, more specifically in rural Zimbabwe - In rural areas women tend to drop out of school because of poverty and social factors which means they cannot get jobs or become ...more »

Submitted by (@vongaisocialentrepreneur)

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10 votes

Other

$1 Monthly Safe Water, Education and Family Planning Kits.

African Women are usually tasked with providing water in their homes and kitchens. Women of families faced with unsafe water will be identified. Each month, they will receive a kit containing 28 Water purification tablets, an informative booklet concerning water safety measures and birth control pills. The Water purification tablets would provide a short term solution to water-borne disease, ensuring a healthier family ...more »

Submitted by (@nick00)

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2 votes

Education

mWASH: Mobile Platform for Water, Sanitation&Hygiene Education

The advent of mobile phones has been one of the revolutions of the 21st century. With 3.6 billion unique mobile subscribers in the world, and with Africa being the second largest Mobile Phone market after Asia and the fastest growing one (http://www.gallup.com/poll/168797/africa-continues-going-mobile.aspx), it is clear that the ability to immediately and specifically target a national population with information is through ...more »

Submitted by (@denisk)

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9 votes

Sanitation

Sanitation Marketing: Water Source Based Sanitation SACCOs

This idea builds on a water supply model being used in Uganda. Here is the long and short of the model: 1. Water supply is primarily the responsibility of the Government; with users having the responsibility of demanding for the service, through the leaders. 2. Maintaining water sources is the role of the communities; who form water and sanitation committees to manage the water sources. Users (averaging 30 households ...more »

Submitted by (@denisk)

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4 votes

Purification

1 rand a week is equals to clean water for 5years

Starting a campaign on raising funds for the future purification of water of our children. We can start a campaign targeted to each and everyone who knows the importance of water to donate 1 rand a week towards purifying water. From all the million people in the world if everyone can donates 1rand a week then we can have enough funds set aside to maintain pure water for each and everyone not in access to clean water

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2 votes

Other

Water & Energy from waste

Organic wastes, such as food, paper, rice husk and others contain valuable organic materials. These materials include Cellulose, Hemi-cellulose and Lignin. They are fibers that can be broken down to Glucose by Bacteria such as Clostridium. By the use of bacteria, and proteins (ex: Hydrogenases), we can make use of the valuable organic wastes to produce huge amounts of electricity and water. Steps Details: 1. Organic ...more »

Submitted by (@ahmedgado)

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5 votes