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Walking On Water

Posted By kevinthemann in Miscellaneous

In the first of a series of mini-films, Excellent Development explains how its approach to creating development through conservation is benefiting communities in Kenya... More». In addition to exploring each individual element of the charities holistic approach to soil and water conservation, these films also offer a valuable insight into how Sand Dams, a key element of Excellent Development's ap http://www.metacafe.com -

Canadian Students walk to bring water to African school

Posted By misspersian in Miscellaneous

Students at a New Glasgow high school hope their efforts this Friday will outfit an African primary school with a water and sewage system.

The Rotary Interact Club at North Nova Education Centre aims to raise $3,000 for Ryan's Well Foundation to provide a school in Karatu, Tanzania, with two 113,000-litre rainwater collection tanks, sanitary latrines, handwashing and drinking water stations an http://thechronicleherald.ca -

Women and Water

Posted By aqua in Miscellaneous

In Africa and Asia women are generally responsible for collecting water for their families. On average, in rural Africa, women spend 26% of their time collecting water, which often means having to walk five miles or more to the nearest water source. In the dry season, when water becomes more scarce, this distance can double and it can take hours just to fill up one container as the water slowly f http://coldmoon.files.wordpress.com -

The impacts of climate change on regional water resources and agriculture in Africa

Posted By Kaveh in Hydrology

This paper summarizes the methods and findings of the hydrological assessment component of the project studying likely impacts of climate change on water resources and agriculture in Africa. The first phase of the study used a version of a conceptual rainfall-runoff model called WatBal (Water Balance) applied to gridded data to simulate changes in soil moisture and runoff across the whole contine http://www-wds.worldbank.org -

Cyclists ride to raise water awareness

Posted By Waterlover in Miscellaneous

The Ride:Well Tour is a part of the organization Blood:Water Mission, founded by the Christian band Jars of Clay.

"The purpose is to raise awareness for the water crisis in Africa," said Jena Lee Nardella, executive director for Blood:Water Mission. http://www.tennessean.com -

Jennifer Connelly in charity: water Public Service Announcement

Posted By britneyg in Miscellaneous

Imagine if New York City's taps went dry. What would we do? Jennifer Connelly walks to Central Park to get dirty water for her family as millions of mothers in Africa do every day. http://vimeo.com -