Friendly Water For The World

Conclusion of Gisenyi Rainwater Catchment System & Ferro-Cement Tank Training Program – Rwanda

Water Charity with Friendly Water for the World put on a 9-day training program and conference in Gisenyi, Rwanda in January 2017. The technology taught was the construction and maintenance of rainwater catchment systems, with a focus on Ferro-cement tanks. The conference and training were a great success, and publication of the conclusion was delayed until the results, including the spin-off […]

Ndiraweeru BioSand Filter Training – Uganda

This Uganda project is made possible through the partnership of Water Charity and the National Peace Corps Association, working with Friendly Water for the World.   It has been successfully completed, and a short #conclusion report has been appended to the end of the page. ​    Location Ndiraweru-Banda Sub County, Uganda Community Description Ndiraweeru is an impoverished rural community […]

Conclusion of Burera Five Youth Groups Training – Rwanda

This project in Rwanda was made possible through the partnership of Water Charity and the National Peace Corps Association, working with Friendly Water for The World and Hand in Hand for Development. To read about the start of the project, CLICK HERE.     This project was a complete success, and all the goals set for the training were […]

Gisenyi Rainwater Catchment System & Ferro-Cement Tank Training Program – Rwanda

Water Charity will be joining with Friendly Water for the World to put on a 9-day training program and conference in Gisenyi, Rwanda in January 2017. The technology to be taught is the construction and maintenance of rainwater catchment systems, with a focus on Ferro-cement tanks.  This program will proliferate the technology through 7 countries (Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, […]

Burera District Youth Groups Training – Rwanda

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION, working with Friendly Water for the World and Hand in Hand for Development. Location Burera District, Rwanda Community Description Burera District is located in the northern province of Rwanda, adjacent to the Ugandan border, and between the cities of Musanze […]

Beni Biosand Training – Democratic Republic of Congo

This project in the Democratic Republic of Congo is made possible through the partnership of Water Charity and the National Peace Corps Association, working with Friendly Water for the World. The training of the nurses in Beni has been COMPLETED. Read about the #conclusion below!     Location North Kivu town of Beni, R D Congo […]

Village of Hope – Rotary Biosand Filter Training – Tanzania

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION, working with Friendly Water for the World. This project has been completed.  To read about the conclusion, scroll down below. Location Village of Hope – Nyegezi, Mwanza, Tanzania Community Description Village of Hope is a care center for […]

BioSand Filter Training Program – Liberia

New Groups Being Trained in Liberia to Make Filters! This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION working with Friendly Water for the World. Location: Paynesville, Liberia Problem Addressed The first and second Liberian Civil Wars took place from 1989 to 2003 and destroyed much of this very small country. A combination of tribal hostilities, personal power-grabbing, and interference from […]

Ogiek Cultural Initiatives Program Training – Kenya

Location: Narok, Mau Forest, Kenya Problem Addressed: The 30,000 members of the Ogiek tribe are the indigenous forest-dwelling beekeepers of Kenya. They have likely been there for a millennium or more. In Kenya, they are considered the lowest of the low on the social totem pole, among other reasons because they do not trade in money, […]

Youth “Water Cadre” Training Program – Uganda

Water Charity and the National Peace Corps Association, together with Friendly Water, present YOUTH FOR WATER: Creating a Water Corps Location: Mityana, Uganda Problem Addressed: Mityana District in west-central Uganda has some 80,000 households and more than 350,000 people (54% aged between 0-17 years and 21.4% aged between 18-30). Two-thirds of them live in rural areas.  Unemployment […]