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Archive for the ‘Water and sanitation’ Category

Locals take ownership of Chingwizi project

Friday, July 18th, 2014 Posted in Countries, English, Water and sanitation, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Minister for Masvingo Province, Hon Kudakwashe Bhasikiti-Chuma officially handing over the facility to the people of Chingwizi"][/caption] The 24th of June 2014 marked a special day as Oxfam handed over of a water purification system to ...

A Photo Essay of Oxfam’s Zimbabwe programme.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, Climate change, Countries, English, Food security, Health, Water and sanitation, Women's rights, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

Story and Photo Credit : Laurie Adams, Regional Director , Oxfam Southern Africa & Oxfam Zimbabwe Country Office This is a chronicle of Laurie Adam’s visit to Oxfam’s Zimbabwe programme Stunning spring, turning to summer but climate change causing hardship ...

Safe water and sanitation: Rehabilitating a motorised system in Kahobo

Monday, July 29th, 2013 Posted in Countries, English, Water and sanitation, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

By: Ron Mariga, WASH Engineer [caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="410" caption=" The pump house before rehabilitation "][/caption] Water and sanitation are essential for life, health, dignity empowerment and prosperity. The development, management and provision of water resources and services is important in both ...

Communities’ improved access to water, sanitation and hygiene

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 Posted in Angola, Countries, English, Water and sanitation | No Comments »

By Priyal Pillay Oxfam has continued its commitment to improve poor Angolans access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene. The current two WASH projects have been supported by the European Union and UNICEF. The total cost of the ...