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Ramesh Goyal Demonstrates EcoBrick Making to Recycle Plastic Waste

In Climate, environment, Publisher Channel, Water and Sanitation by Mary Kurek

(Featured photo from the ecobrick.org website) Ramesh Goyal has an extensive background in environmental advocacy and water conservation.  His latest project promotes how we can make “eco-bricks” and eliminate plastic waste from entering the waterways.  Ramesh, particularly heralded in his homeland of India, has begun this project as a movement to impact those areas of the world where the conservation …

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Taiwo and Mandy Olowu are Nigerian Leaders with Global Goodwill Ambassadors Focused on Clean Water

In Africa, African Influence, Publisher Channel, Water and Sanitation, Youth by Blessing Enofe

Taiwo and Mandy Olowu founded Hope Ambassadors and Childcare Organization with the mission of filling the needs of the children in poverty-stricken areas in Nigeria. The needs were many, but, they soon realized that accessible clean water would make the biggest difference to the children’s education, nutrition, and overall health. Boreholes were the solution, so they commenced drilling. In one …

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Susanne Wilson of Water to Thrive Partners with Local NGOs to Make Clean Water Accessible in Africa

In Africa, Publisher Channel, Water and Sanitation by Mary Kurek

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – Goal #6 is all about Clean Water and Sanitation. Susanne Wilson is the Executive Director of Water to Thrive whose mission is just that – to bring clean water and the facilities to distribute the water to those areas of Africa in most need. Susanne Wilson started her trek toward this type of impact …

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Adopting to New Models – Container Based Sanitation From Sanivation Kenya

In Features 19, Water and Sanitation by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

By Jane Wambui Mugo Rapid urbanization in the developing countries leaves very little time and space for proper infrastructure and settlement planning. This is because rural-to-urban migration in the past few years that has been fueled by search of employment and opportunities in urban centers. In the case of Naivasha, almost 400,000 people inhabit the municipality about 90 km North …