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Clean Water = Healthy Communities

The eWATERtaps provide clean, safe water. However, we have found that due to the lack of education about the importance of clean water, in most rural villages many families continue to use well water for drinking, washing and cooking. In the Village of Jafai Koto, we organised a health workshop...
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Alison Wedgwood wins Technology Innovation Prize

The team from Africa Water Enterprises and eWATER attended the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week. Alison Wedgwood, Founder of Africa Water Enterprises, was awarded a Special Recognition prize in the Women4Techn GSMA competition for the adoption of eWATERtaps and eWATERcare sustainable maintenance programmes which is providing clean water...
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Jappineh Village Online With 25 New eWATERtaps

Last week the eWATERpay team completed the installation of 25 new taps in Jappineh Village, Gambia. The existing water supply system had been installed in 2010, but due to the collapse of the village water committee, and inability to collect enough user fees transparently and fairly in order to carry...
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Tech4Good Award Winners 2016

We are delighted to announce that the ¬†eWATERtap has just¬†won the Tech4Good Young Pioneers Award 2016 and was a close runner up for the overall 2016 People’s Award . Now in their 6th year, the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards recognise organisations and individuals who use digital technology to improve the lives...
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Four more villages using eWATERtaps

Since launching the eWATERtap in March the demand for eWATERtaps in rural Africa has been staggering. Over 1,000 households have registered with us and purchased tags and over one million litres of water a month is now being sold for just under 1 pence per 20 litre jerry can. Local...
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