First and foremost, when we talk of how we can help supply clean water in Africa. We need to look at the root cause of the problem at hand. Africa is a rich continent in terms of water resources but why exactly can’t we as Africans acquire clean water? One major reason, Poverty. The poverty levels are so high that only the rich get access to clean water. Why the rich again? That is because there are educated and are ...more »
the idea depends on three things first education we will make awareness through people and teach them how to use water and how to use used water and teach them how to commercialize the consumption of water three steps providing illustrate methods in schools and the second part purification will be like a tool covered with layers from organic and inorganic materials as it help to get organic substances from water like ...more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The lack of education is a root cause to many problems. It is also one of the factors why we suffer from shortage of water and other daily needs. If we develop technical schools that focus on the design and manufacturing of products/equipment that could help us with our daily needs, such as water purifiers, filters and any other systems or processes that could assist our communities with clean water, eg; the ocean water ...more »
Every day in rural communities and poor urban centers throughout sub-Saharan Africa, hundreds of millions of people suffer from a lack of access to clean, safe water. Women and girls especially bear the burden of walking miles at a time to gather water from streams and ponds - full of water-borne disease that is making them and their families sick. The only solution to this is to dig wells,which contain clean waters,construct ...more »
Generally every community need adequate water supply and treatment plant. The factors to be considered includes: (1) Population of the community (2) Accessibility to the community (3) Good motorable road network (4) Mobility (5) Equipment (6) Skilled and unskilled labour (7) Nearness to a stream, river or ocean (8) Availability of required chemicals (9) Finance (10) Political will of the government.
Each rural community in Africa is unique with regards to water demand, type & location of natural water resources, topography, climate, distribution of homes, local economy ect. Each community differs and I believe there is no 1-size-fits-all approach to solve the water problems in all communities. I started reading a monograph from the WHO called "Water supply for rural areas and small communities" and they emphasised ...more »
Way back when i was attending high school, i used to belong to an Environment / Wildlife club in my school. we could fix every wednesday evening to learn more on hw to protect our environment, we also used to go for international environmental ideas sharing seminars and confferences around the world. i was previllaged that i was always selected to reprent my school. what do i mean by creating a water and sanitation club ...more »
I recommend the moderators to delete this idea. I have tried to come into contact with you but I haven't got a response yet.
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Diarrhea and Cholera are the most Public Health problems related to Sanitation in Mwanza causing hundreds of death among children. Disease statistics indicates that 60-80% of the diseases requiring hospital attendance are those related to poor Sanitation. The Overall picture from the mapping survey indicates that most schools are Characterized by Non-Existent or insufficient water Supply, Sanitation and Hand Washing ...more »