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Scholarships Desperately Needed

While Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania is all set to start their first program in their MSc in Hydrogeology and Water Resources Management, the program may be stalled due to a lack of scholarships for students.  There is … Continue reading

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First Set of Boxes Delivered!

We are very happy to announce that the first set of boxes (containing books) sent from Calgary, Canada have arrived in Morogoro, Tanzania! See the image below for a visual summary of the journey the boxes took to reach their … Continue reading

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First Boxes Sent!

Our first bunch of books are currently on their way to Tanzania!  This very exciting as it is another milestone for our organization – now we can say that we actually do this and not just intend to do this.  … Continue reading

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2015 Annual Report

We are pleased to share our newly released professionally designed annual report for 2015 which includes a message from the director, the year in review, annual achievements, financial updates and looking forward – to next year and beyond. UniWater Education’s … Continue reading

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A 3 minute pitch…

UniWater presented a 3 minute pitch to a group of 9 panelists at the SNEF Lion’s Den Finals….unfortunately, we did not make the top 3 but we certainly came away from the experience with many excellent ideas. Check out our … Continue reading

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An Avoidable Crisis – International Water Association, 2014

According to the IWA in a research study conducted in 2012 – 2014, funded by the governments of USA, UK and Australia, “Many developing economies are lacking significant numbers of water professionals, and the necessary knowledge, experience and specialist skills to … Continue reading

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UniWater Addresses the SDGs

The Sustainable Development Goals were rolled out last September with Goal 6:  “Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all”  directly pertaining to our work.  It includes these targets: 6.1  By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access … Continue reading

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Michael Frind joins our team!

Michael Frind, groundwater modeller, has agreed to join the UniWater team of volunteers. Michael will be leading our Camel Caravan Team, who are responsible for the redistribution of reference textbooks around the globe. The books will go from the bookshelves … Continue reading

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An article by New Scoop on UniWater’s work!

Solving water issues in Africa through education. According to the Water Project, 290 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa are drinking contaminated water. That’s almost a third of the local population that doesn’t have access to safe, clean water and Laurra … Continue reading

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Gave a ‘pitch’ to Social Innovators

At the Soul of the Next Economy Forum in September, our team presented a ‘pitch’ to the Lion’s Den. There were 5 panelists and UniWater made the top 12 presenters. This was a 90 second pitch – a difficult task!

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