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EmPowering Africa | Worldwatch Institute

EmPowering Africa | Worldwatch Institute | water and sanitation | Scoop.it

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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR SPOTLIGHT: Kenyan architect David Kuria goes a long way in solving sanitation issues in slums

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR SPOTLIGHT: Kenyan architect David Kuria goes a long way in solving sanitation issues in slums | water and sanitation | Scoop.it

Ecotact has been recognised globally for its efforts in solving one of the biggest problems facing urban dwellers. The social enterprise operates 70 toilets malls across the country employing 200 people in jobs ranging from cleaners to cashiers and security officers. The toilet malls also serve as retail outlets selling airtime, snacks and shoe shining services, as well as offering mobile money transfer services.


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Trevor Lakey's curator insight, February 2, 2014 12:52 PM

Solving toilet problems for urban dwellers is a pressing challenge - this design initiative from entreprenneur David Kuria looks to have real promise, with multiple spin-off benefits

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World Bank's Takeover of Water | Brainwash Update

Abby Martin reports on the World Bank's absurd plans to address the global water crisis through privatizing this valuable resource. LIKE Breaking the Set @ http://fb.me/JournalistAbbyMartin...
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The Education Crisis in Developing Countries

Expert Rebecca Winthrop explains that the education crisis in developing countries has three tiers of trouble: many children, especially those in conflict ar...
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Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management Toolbox

Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management Toolbox | water and sanitation | Scoop.it

An integrative tool for capacity development on the local level, linking up Sustainable Sanitation, Water Management & Agriculture.


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Arttu Vanninen's curator insight, February 22, 2013 11:21 AM

This is a huge resource for everything related to sustainable sanitation. Just to get started, see: http://www.sswm.info/category/implementation-tools/water-use/hardware/toilet-systems/uddt

It's being actively updated, and you cannot but fall in love with the beautiful yet simple design. The site even has an offline version for those situations when internet is not around!

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EDIBLE Water Bottle? -- MindBlow #81

Watch Head STEAM: http://bit.ly/1idjETu **** Click "SHOW MORE" For Links To Everything **** Fossil Beer - Bone Duster Paleo Ale (0:00) http://www.psfk.com/20...
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Education for Sustainable Development is Vital for Africa - Our World

Education for Sustainable Development is Vital for Africa - Our World | water and sanitation | Scoop.it
Kenya’s sustainable urban development hinges on higher education that can produce more professionals engaged in slum communities.

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HMS Hygiene Education Program, Mumbai

Haath Mein Sehat is Hindi for "Health in Hands." An estimated seven million people currently live in the slums of Mumbai, India. Residents of these underserv...
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UNICEF - At a glance: Nigeria - A humble Nigerian carpenter rethinks latrines

UNICEF - At a glance: Nigeria - A humble Nigerian carpenter rethinks latrines | water and sanitation | Scoop.it
A humble #Nigerian carpenter rethinks #latrines - father of invention http://t.co/9c8ym744qS #WASH #Sanitation #hygiene

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dennis chikwayi's curator insight, July 10, 2013 8:00 AM

Great local innovation!

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How healthier girls and women benefit economy - Daily News & Analysis

How healthier girls and women benefit economy - Daily News & Analysis | water and sanitation | Scoop.it
How healthier girls and women benefit economy Daily News & Analysis When our girls and women are educated, when they are healthy, when they are independent, the benefits extend beyond individual freedom to prosper and achieve,” Razak noted in his...

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Kenya Commits to Delivering Safe Water, Basic Toilets and Hygiene to its People - Africa Science News Service

Kenya Commits to Delivering Safe Water, Basic Toilets and Hygiene to its People - Africa Science News Service | water and sanitation | Scoop.it
Sierra Express Media Kenya Commits to Delivering Safe Water, Basic Toilets and Hygiene to its People Africa Science News Service Kenya has reiterated its commitment to provision of clean water and improvement of sanitation to bolster its' citizen's...
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