Sanitation

Unsafe water raises COVID-19 risks in Mbeya, Tanzania

Residents of Madundasi and Lyala villages in Luhanga Ward in Mbarali district – in Tanzania’s Mbeya Region are at risk of contracting waterborne diseases due to the use of unsafe water.

Amidst COVID-19, Omoro district fails to get shs1b for borehole repairs

Omoro district in northern Uganda is in dire dilemma after failing to get over shs1b ($269 million) for the repair of over 200 boreholes as directed by the Ministry of Water and Environment during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Karangura: Caught up between the dual danger of COVID-19 pandemic and water crisis

Young girls are getting pregnant. Domestic violence is on the rise. These are just some of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and its restrictions in an area where water is scarce, said Kikora Masereka, of Kyahwire zone, Karangura Sub County in Kabarole district of Western Uganda.

WATER FOR CREDIT: How Small Loans are Helping Kenyans Harvest Rainwater, Invest in Sanitation during Pandemic

The WaterCredit financing initiative launched by Water.org has mobilized $244 million in micro-loans to help 3.9 million Kenyans access water and sanitation solutions.

Into Their Own Hands: Kibera, Kenya’s Largest Slum, Tames COVID-19

By Henry Owino When Covid-19 was first reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2020 as a pandemic

Concern Over Small Towns as Water Day is Celebrated

Emerging small towns have been identified as a direct threat to water, sanitation and hygiene sustainability. As the World Water

Health hazard looms in fishing community of Chiulu in Tanzania

Patrick Kossima, Unyanja FM Radio The constant harassment of fishermen by authorities in a beach village next to Lake Nyasa

Lack of Clean Water Fuels Tanzania’s Cholera Outbreak

Raymond Mhaluka July 04, 2018 Cholera incidents in Songwe District of Songwe Province were an issue towards the end of

Simplified sewerage project in Kilimahewa improving L. Victoria water quality

By Nyamiti Kayora and Sylvester Bulengela In many hilly locations it is difficult to put up sanitary facilities such as