Solutions Journalism

CHAMPIONS OF SUSTAINABILITY: East African youth are innovating to adapt to climate change

Youth in communities across East Africa are innovating to adapt to the region’s changing climate, a cross-border project led by InfoNile has found.

Egyptian villagers purify their drinking water

Village water purification stations built to reduce waterborne diseases provide an existing solution for communities in Egypt’s Menoufia governorate in the fight against COVID-19.

Restored wetland in Bushenyi, Uganda to support agriculture, fish farming

In Bushenyi, Uganda, a wetland conservation project hopes to restore the natural habitat while pumping water to nearby farmers for cultivation.

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.

Landslides Surviving Children Champion Tree Planting In Water Scarcity Hit Bunambutye Resettlement Camp

By: Javier Silas Omagor Hundreds of people are grappling with acute scarcity of clean and safe water in Bunambutye landslides

Refugees Turn Human Waste into Cooking Fuel as Alternative to Protect Trees and Combat Climate Change

By Robert Ariaka A group of South Sudanese Refugee women in Arua district is manufacturing briquettes out of human waste

Saving Swamps in East Africa

InfoNile is marking World Water Day 2019 with 4 original multimedia stories on innovative solutions that are working to conserve wetlands in East Africa.

WASTE to WEALTH: How Kenyan farmers are bringing life back to degraded Lake Victoria swamps

A 3-year project by Ecofinder Kenya, an NGO working in the Winam Gulf wetlands around Kisumu, offered families living in

Pond saves Mara River from gold mining pollution

“By Jacob Mugini The road leading to Murito meanders through small and large scale agricultural farms but reaches this once