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$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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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 »

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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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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

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 »

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60 votes

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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

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Maintenance Management Systems for Small Water Infrastructure

Maintenance of Water Infrastructure include all technical activities (planned and reactive) aimed at keeping the system working at the agreed service level during operation of a water facility. The aim is to ensure water and sanitation facilities operate efficiently and sustainably. Regrettably, maintenance has been hugely neglected for most of the water and sanitation projects in Africa, especially those not operated ...more »

Submitted by (@denisk)

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5 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 »

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5 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 »

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10 votes

Education

Social Entrepreneurship Centre

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 »

Submitted by (@vongaisocialentrepreneur)

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6 votes

Purification

Sustainable Use of Underground and Rain water

Water is one of the essential compounds for life and a scarce resource in the same measure. It’s said that this essential commodity occupies almost 75% of the earth’s surface but it’s quite ironical that with this kind of abundance water would still be referred to with an adjective like scarce or even the word drought should exist. Ironical or not, there is no sufficient fresh and clean water for consumption. Most of ...more »

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