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“Nigeria needs actionable framework for faecal sludge Management” – WaterAid

WaterAid Report has revealed that Millions of sanitation workers in developing countries like Nigeria are forced to work in conditions that endanger their health and lives. They are therefore calling on relevant authorities for actionable framework for fecal sludge management across the country. In a statement released in commemoration of 2019 #WorldToiletDay says “despite providing an essential public service, sanitation ...

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“Poor Sanitation is one of the glaring indicators for urban poverty” – Country Director, WaterAid Nigeria

The Country Director, WaterAid Nigeria, Chichi Aniagolu-Okoye has said poor sanitation is one of the disturbing indicators for urban poverty, epidemics and poor health which has been globally recognized as being at the root of dozens of fatal contagious diseases, many of which are particularly prevalent among children. She made this known during the week at a two-day National Dissemination ...

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“Citizens must hold government accountable for election promises on access to WASH’ – WaterAid

WaterAid has called on elected officials to honour their election campaign commitments to prioritise the improvement of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) access over the course of their tenure in office. This they say will help increase citizens’ access to basic WASH services and contribute to responding to the state of emergency in the WASH sector declared by the Federal ...

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FIVE LGA’S TO BENEFIT FROM LARGE SCALE WATER PROJECT CO SPONSORED BY WATER AID, COCA-COLA FOUNDATION

In what has been described as a timely intervention to beneficiary communities in Enugu State, The Coca Cola Foundation, TCCF, through its flagship programme, the Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN) has launched a 300 million Naira water project in partnership with WaterAid. The project, which will provide access to sustainable clean water, sanitation and hygiene services to over 10,000 residents in ...

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‘Although Nigeria has made progress in WASH, lots to be done’ – WaterAid Nigeria

Whilst the percentage of people in Nigeria with clean water has increased by 23 percentage points and those with a decent toilet has grown by nine percentage points since 2000, 29% of the population still lack access to clean water and 61% are without a decent toilet; holding back the health and future prospects of too many people in Nigeria ...

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WaterAid Nigeria advocates Human Rights approach to WASH services!

WaterAid Nigeria in collaboration with the European Union and other development partners such as Water Programme and HSBC has advocated for human Rights approach in addressing the trivialised issues in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services in Nigeria. WaterAid made this known in a three day workshop for the Civil Society organisations and the media partners which ended yesterday. The ...

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WATERAID, GUINNESS COMMISSION WATER SCHEME TO END WATER POVERTY IN RURAL KEBBI

WaterAid Nigeria in collaboration with Guinness Nigeria, a subsidiary of Diageo Group PLC, has officially commissioned a rural water scheme for the indigenes of Dika in Danko Wasagu Local Government Area (LGA)of Kebbi State through the ‘Water for Life’ project. The Diageo funded water project which commenced in November 2018 became imperative to alleviate the sufferings of Dika community regarding ...

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Guinness Nigeria and WaterAid partner to deliver ‘Water of Life’ project in Kebbi State

Guinness Nigeria Plc, a subsidiary of Diageo, has entered into strategic partnership with WaterAid with the ultimate goal of ensuring sustainable access to water, sanitation and hygiene, while helping people take action to improve their health and well-being. The partnership has the Guinness Nigeria ‘Water of Life’ programme and WaterAid Nigeria working with the Kebbi State Government through the Rural ...

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WaterAid set to drive improved WASH in Plateau State, launches EU funded ‘Technical Assistance to CSOs’ project

In Plateau State, as is the case across most of the country, access to water supply and sanitation services have been inadequate. About 61% of the state’s household population currently live without clean water, 29% without access to a decent toilet and 54.8% defecate in the open. Without sufficient access to clean water and sanitation, it will be difficult for ...

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[Video] WaterAid Nigeria calls for action to improve water, sanitation and hygiene in schools and healthcare facilities this Global Handwashing Day  

WaterAid Nigeria has today renewed its call for improvements to water, sanitation and hygiene in schools as well as healthcare facilities in the country. One in three schools around the world do not have regular access to water, basic private toilets, or a way to wash hands with soap and an estimated 443 million school days are lost every year ...

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