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Oxfam provides additional boost to the Koinadugu district

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 Posted in English, essentials services, Health, Sierra Leone, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3287" align="alignright" width="300"] The three ambulances which presented to the District council[/caption] Oxfam in Sierra Leone has donated three new ambulances to the Koinadugu District Council. In an auspicious ceremony which was witnessed by the Deputy Minister of Health and ...

The Power of People Against Poverty – Oxfam

Monday, September 15th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Bloggers in West Africa, Campaigns, CAR, Climate Change, Countries, ebola, Education, elcap, Emergencies, English, essentials services, Food and Security, Gender, Governance, GROW Campaign, Health, Land Grabbing, Livelihoods, Media Coverage, Pastoralism, Picture Gallery, Private Sector, Videos, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

Tchad: Renforcer les capacités des associations féminines à travers le Projet « eau hygiène assainissement en milieu urbain »

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 Posted in Français, Tchad, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2729" align="alignleft" width="300"] Fihil Agoi, Présidente de l'association des femmes vendeuses de poisson[/caption] ‘’Nous étions une association moins forte, mais grâce à ce projet et son aspect sensibilisateur/implicateur, nous avons pu obtenir des résultats probants. Avant ce projet, au marché, ...

Liberia: New innovation, new opportunities: Nelly Barlone Story

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 Posted in English, Sierra Leone, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2103" align="alignleft" width="345"] “The training has added great value to my work especially at a time when most international organizations are reducing their staff to a much smaller and effective team” Nelly Barlone .[/caption] Nelly Barlone is a career ...

Freetown WASH Consortium Stories (2)

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 Posted in Countries, English, Health, Sierra Leone, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

Alimamy has lived in Pamurunkoh in the eastern side of Freetown, Sierra Leone for the past fifteen years. He grew up further out of the city in Waterloo, but moved when the civil war affected the area in ...

Stories from the Freetown Urban WASH Consortium (1)

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 Posted in Countries, English, Health, Sierra Leone, Uncategorized, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

The Freetown Urban WASH Consortium brings together five leading WASH NGOS: Action Contre la Faim, Concern Worldwide, GOAL Ireland, Oxfam GB and Save the Children UK to support the Government of Sierra Leone in improving the health status of selected ...

Access to Sanitation – Jorkpen Town Latrine

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, English, Liberia, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

by Precious Dennis, Public Health Officer Liberia [caption id="attachment_1377" align="alignright" width="225" caption="Mrs. Ann Walker chairlady Jorkpen town community has 7 children thanking God for the latrine. She’’ said the latrine served 3000plus persons’’; we need another one please MCC/Oxfam!! Credit: Precious ...

Yes Sanitation and Water for All !

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, Campaigns, English, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

By  Muyatwa Sitali, Advocacy Coordinator Essential Services, West Africa As I write this blog, news coming from the second High Level Meeting on Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) is that most African leaders are united in their resolve to deal ...

A Glimpse into Liberia & Sierra Leone World Water Day Celebration

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, Countries, English, Liberia, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

By Robertetta  Rose, Advocacy and Communications Coordinator Liberia WaSH Consortium World Water Day like many other global celebrations, is the day we as developmental organizations create and facilitate the process for civil society to engage government on commitments and demand basic ...

Learning from the Biofil Toilet System Exploration Visit to Ghana

Monday, January 16th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, Countries, English, Liberia, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_1123" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Jeff Juaquallie"][/caption] From our field visit, the team learned the following: This new system eliminates the need for septic tanks in new constructions as they system is more compact. The system does not generate sludge, and requires very little ...