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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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Safe summer

SAFE SUMMER, Eastern Rwanda is prone to the lack of water especially during the three months of summer, as it is a place which is hotter than other provinces in Rwanda and there is no access to ground water as all canals from mountains get dry. To get water kids should go at a minimum of 10km to find lakes where they fetch, dirty, saline water full of bacteria and other harmful microorganisms. This leads to water borne ...more »

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Name and Shame campaigns

All communities need to be prepared for the name and shame campaign that will be carried out in 6 months time for members who fail to fix their hygiene and sanitation issues. This could start with the leaders in a transparent manner where they are encouraged to address hygiene in their own families for 3 months. After which, those who fail to meet the deadline are named and ashamed on community venues like churches during ...more »

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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Management Fund

The best way to manage these utility components is by introducing a WASH fund which is taxed from all working adults which could be 2% of the employee's monthly gross salary and the employer can top up 4% of the gross salary of the employee to raise funds to manage the activities of rural WASH service companies/ facilitation for the local government employees who could be supported with an incentive to perform better ...more »

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IMPROVING HYGIENE AND SANITATION AROUND THE LAKE VICTORIA BASIN

Lake Victoria is the largest fresh water source in the Africa. In the western part of Kenya, it is also the largest free water source and also in the whole of Kenya. Along its shores is majorly occupied by fishermen, which means it is not only a water source but also a main source of income to thousands of people in Kenya. However, there lies a very big risk and exists a series of water borne diseases in this region. ...more »

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59 votes

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Drinking of clean water is a collective effort

The first collaborative international effort to create significant impacts on the global water and sanitation situation came from the First International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade (1981–1990) which ultimately met with limited success. However, new innovations exist that may lead to greater success in the second decade International Decade for Action: Water for Life (2005–2015), such as increases in public-private ...more »

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Mandatory Sanitation Before Campaign Kick Starts

In the medium to be chosen in reaching the community to embrace clean water solutions, the issue of sanitation must be frequently raised. The campaign will involve working hand in hand with the community leader in other to ensure proper sanitation and get people of the community to work with the campaign. First the need for personal hygiene should be emphasized on, then the environment. The people of the community must ...more »

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SANITATION MARKETING TO IMPROVE RURAL SANITATION AT SCALE

Seventy percent (70%) of the 2.6 billion people world wide lack access to improved sanitation live in rural areas, one of every people who lack access to improved sanitation practice open defecation. Sanitation marketing marketing is about more than just training masons. It involves a more comprehensive demand and supply strengthening strategy drawing on social and commercial marketing and behavior change communication ...more »

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4 votes

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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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SOUND WATER VENTURE

Sound Water Venture (SWV) provides disadvantaged slum residents of tANZANIA with enhanced access to increased quantity and quality of water through an improved management system while maintaining an affordable cost of water. We are in the midst of a global water, hygiene & nutrition crisis. 3.5 million People die each year from water-related disease. 1.7 million Children under 5 die from diarrheal disease annually. In ...more »

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9 votes

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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 »

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