May 10, 2020May 20, 2020
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WATER ENTREPRENEURSHIP STORY (6)

COVID-19: 3 questions to our entrepreneurs on keeping their businesses afloat The current COVID-19 pandemic is taking its toll on the economy like probably no crisis before it. Across the world and across all sectors, businesses are hit by the consequences of prolonged lockdowns and a halting global economy. WASH businesses are no exception. Aside...

September 29, 2019October 15, 2019
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BILADA : Démocratiser l’accès à l’eau potable au Burkina Faso

(Use deepl.com to read this story in English) Lorsqu’il a lancé l’association BILADA, Hamed Arthur Yo avait un rêve : rendre l’eau potable accessible à large échelle au Burkina Faso. Dans ce pays, la majorité de la population n’a pas d’accès privilégié au réseau d’eau potable et continue à recourir à des sources d’eau souillées....

March 19, 2019March 19, 2019
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The SWEP is going global

Is sanitation more important than being Swiss? We believe so. Especially if we look at it from a global perspective. So, we decided to change our name from “Swiss Water Entrepreneurship Pact” to “Sanitation and Water Entrepreneurship Pact”. This name change also reflects our focus: We are the network of water and sanitation entrepreneurship enablers....

March 5, 2019March 19, 2019
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Mwila Lando: “I realised how big a challenge sanitation was and I wanted to find a solution”

When Mwila Lando started as a social entrepreneur, he was more concerned with farming than sanitation…until he came face to face with the run-down and unclean toilets in public markets in peri-urban areas of Lusaka.  He suddenly realised how big a challenge sanitation was and has since made it his mission to provide clean, safe...

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