Let’s teach the children about bacteria and its relationship with water quality and disease. They will educate their families and villages. Mobile phones are so prevalent in Africa that a mobile app is probably the best way to get this done. Several such apps exist that let people detect bacteria in their environments. Here is one developed for water in particular, WaterQuality by NCIT . There is another more advanced ...more »
A very simple way to get clean drinking water is to plant bamboo near water areas , the bottom of the stem will fill with water , this can be drilled and taped , the water is naturally filtered by the roots , bamboo can also be used to construct houses make furniture as feul for cooking and many other things .
Education goes a long way to solving critical challenges such as clean water scarcity. A nation that is educated can help in conserving itself. By sending out information to the whole nation through education around water usage can highly alleviate the clean water scarcity problem. One way to send the information to the nations is through knowledgeable people who know a lot about the resource - water and or are willing ...more »
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 »
1. Education, How can we educate communities so they embrace clean water solutions? The best way to educate any community is to target the young and the youth. I have come to realize that young children always keep reminding the elderly they stay with on what was told. “Mummy they said we have to was our hand before we take water “.Whatever we are targeting we have to target the children carrying on the information. ...more »
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 »
there is a need to insert in the curriculum the way of utilizing the rain water to make it clear and sustainable for long term storage after the rain seasons especially in the villages, because large number of people in Africa are living in the villages and there are no opportunity for advanced education (higher education) there for that primary and secondary education they get should help them to utilize the water, ...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.
Water Borne Deseases Awareness In Africa today, water related diseases are responsible for the death of more than 5 million people annually. Absence of adequate and safe water supply and sanitation systems is responsible for sickness and death in developing countries . Water-borne pathogens are infecting 250 million people per year resulting in 10–20 million deaths . It is reported that in developing countries, water ...more »
water is essential no doubt but i believe by educated those children by providin education for them the issue of water would not even be a problem....simple..#future leaders
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 »
It is no secret that access to clean water is a huge issue in Sub-Saharan Africa. That is why you are having this Water4Africa campaign.Massive improvements in this sector have been seen since the year 2000 because it was part of the United Nations MDG's. While the situation has indeed improved, more needs to be done. I believe that to see real strides in solving this issue we need more people invested in the vision. ...more »