TakaTaka Solutions, a social enterprise supported by Grand Challenges Canada, has developed an innovative model to tackle Nairobi’s waste management problem.
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This week, thousands of individuals and hundreds of organizations from around the world are gathering in Stockholm for World Water Week. The theme, Water for Development, reflects water’s prominence on the global development agenda.
As we mark World Water Week (August 23 to 28, 2015) to discuss the world’s water issues, we are faced with a few facts: technology has advanced to a point where there are more mobile devices than humans, yet 750 million people (roughly 1 in 9 people) lack access to safe water.
“An estimated 663 million people drink water from unimproved sources, and millions more drink contaminated water from improved sources.”
The United Nations designated November 19, 2013, as World Toilet Day. This international day of action aims to break the taboo around toilets and draw attention to the global sanitation challenge. World Toilet Day is urging changes in both behaviour and policy on issues ranging from enhancing water management to ending open-air defecation. On this international […]