December 8th, 2017By: Rain editor

The Sustain Darfur program, led by ZOA Sudan, looks at Darfur’s water problems from a catchment perspective. As a member of the Aqua 4 Darfur partnership, RAIN (a brand of Aidenvironment) is assessing the social and technical issues in 11 catchments and identifying opportunities to implement water infrastructure that will reduce fluctuations in water levels… Read more

Rain4sales (R4$) Rwanda voted “Most Innovative project” at the VIA Water Sharing Skills Seminar 2017

From November 20th – 24th, leaders of 26 VIA Water funded projects gathered in Accra, Ghana, to share skills and learn from each other and from facilitators. The seminar touched upon different topics including leadership, communication and marketing, monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, and project management in general. At the start of the seminar, project… Read more

We will moderate a Roundtable Session during the International Water Week in Amsterdam

Aidenvironment will participate in the Industry Leaders Forum on Tuesday 31st of October, 2017 of the International Water Week in Amsterdam. Industry Leaders Forum Industry Leaders Forum 2017 (ILF) as part of the Integrated Leaders Forum will address multiple issues to secure sustainable use of water and environment for now and in the future. This… Read more

“We Are Now the CMO – What Next?” Developing Strong Working Procedures for Catchment Management Organizations in Uganda

In several catchments across the country, Catchment Management Organization (CMOs) had already been established -some in operation for more than a year- but with different ways of operating and mixed success. There were no guidelines on the operation or self-organization of CMOs. In July 2017, RAIN was asked to develop CMO working procedures (i.e. how… Read more

Update SPONGE City Kajiado program

Kajiado town is situated in Kajiado County, one of the 47 counties in Kenya. Kajiado town (16.000 inhabitants, in 2013) faces a number of serious water challenges, both in runoff management as well as in water supply. To overcome the water issues in Kajiado town interventions, such as infiltration pits/galleries, flow gardens, parks, wetlands as… Read more

Rain for Sale in Rwanda!

Based on a successful pilot in Uganda, we have launched a new and innovative concept in Rwanda during the last week of July 2017. The Rain 4 Sales (R4$) concept tests the business case for selling stored (rain)water by local entrepreneurs and/or community cooperatives in Rwanda. With my colleague from Uganda, James W. Kisekka, and… Read more

€59 million for achieving Sustainable Development Goals

€59 million for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Nepal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The WASH SDG Consortium to contribute to sustainable improved water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for all. Amsterdam, 28 June 2017 – The WASH SDG Consortium – WASH Alliance International (WAI), consisting of Simavi (lead), Amref, Akvo, RAIN, WASTE,… Read more

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