WASH

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    USAID awards $841,217 to CSOs for WASH interventions

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Lagos Urban Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (LUWASH) Activity have awarded $841,217 grant to support seven organisations to improve hygiene services in Lagos State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the grant approved by USAID will be implemented through the Capacity Building, Research, and Advocacy Fund. It is to…

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    435,000 Imo residents benefit from World Bank-supported WASH programme

    No fewer than 435,000 rural residents across four Local Government Areas (LGAs) are benefitting from the World Bank-supported Sustainable Urban and Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (SURWASH) programme in Imo state. The 700 million dollars programme is underway in seven states of Delta, Ekiti, Gombe, Imo, Kaduna, Katsina, and Plateau. The General Manager, Imo State Small Town Water Supply…

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    Project commits to provision of sustainable, safe WASH services to Nigerians

    The Sustainable Urban and Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (SURWASH) Project says it will ensure that all Nigerians have access to sustainable and safely managed  water and sanitation (WASH) services by 2030. The Kaduna State Programme Engineer (Urban- KD-SURWASH)), Mr Usman Ibrahim, disclosed on Monday during an advocacy visit to the Kaduna Zonal Office of the News Agency of…

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  • Energy & EnvironmentFG to partner with Zamfara Govt on unlocking benefits of Bakolori dam, says Minister

    FG to partner with Zamfara Govt on unlocking benefits of Bakolori dam, says Minister

    The Federal Government has affirmed its commitment to partnering with the Zamfara State Government to unlock the full benefits of the Bakolori Dam for the people. The Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev, reiterated this commitment during a visit by Gov. Dauda Lawal of Zamfara State to the ministry in Abuja. The minister stressed the importance of…

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  • General NewsWaterAid, partners, inaugurate female WASH facility in Bwari school

    WaterAid, partners, inaugurate female WASH facility in Bwari school

    WaterAid Nigeria in collaboration with its partners, inaugurated a female Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) facility at LEA Primary School, Tudun-fulani, Bwari Area Council, Abuja. The Country Director, WaterAid, Mrs Evelyn Mere, speaking on the project, said the event was in commemoration of the 2024 World Water Day. This year’s theme is ‘Water for Peace.’ She said the organisation, with…

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  • Energy & EnvironmentWaterAid urges Nigeria to prioritise women’s well-being through WASH investments

    WaterAid urges Nigeria to prioritise women’s well-being through WASH investments.

    WaterAid has called on the Nigerian government to prioritise women’s well-being through targeted investments in the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector. Evelyn Mere, WaterAid’s Country Director, made this call in a statement issued in commemoration of International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8. Mere said that the organisation acknowledged women as a critical demographic, constituting 50 percent of the…

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  • NEWS

    FG declares state of emergency on WASH in FCT

    The Federal Government has officially declared a state of emergency on Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, FCT Minister of State, made the declaration in her keynote address at an the official declaration of the state of emergency on WASH in FCT on Tuesday in Abuja. Aliyu stated that 39.4 per cent…

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  • NEWSMr Wilson Atumeyi, Founder, Water with Development (WaterWide)

    Atumeyi, ‘WASH’ advocate wins African Youth Awards

    Mr Wilson Atumeyi, Founder, Water with Development (WaterWide), a non-profit organisation, has bagged the 2020 Africa Youth Awards. Atumeyi, who is Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) advocate, was selected among 10 nominees including men and women across different African countries, as the winner in the Advocate of the Year category. With strong representation from South Africa and Ghana on the…

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  • NEWS

    WASH Phase 2 intervention begins in 10 states

    The Federal Government has officially inaugurated the implementation of the second phase of the Partnership for Expanded Water Sanitation and Hygiene (PEWASH) to improve access to safe water supply and sanitation in 10 states. The PEWASH programme started in two pilot states of Kano and Ogun, while the new partnership and intervention with the states would take into consideration steps…

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  • Nigeria

    Imo, Taraba, Jigawa, 7 others to benefit from Nigeria’s WASH intervention

    The Federal Government says no fewer than 10 states will benefit from its Partnership for Expanded Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (PEWASH) programme to improve access to water and sanitation in rural communities. Minister of Water Resources Suleiman Adamu said on Thursday at a virtual meeting with the state coordinators of the ‘Clean Nigeria: Use the Toilet’ campaign that Imo, Katsina, Jigawa, Plateau,…

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