Water & Sanitation
Safe Water and Sustainable Sanitation for All - WECF implements decentralised, safe sustainable and affordable sanitation systems for rural areas and promotes in particular access to safe water and sanitation for schools. WECF raises awareness and mobilises citizens for sustainable water and wastewater management and promotes community based and affordable water supply systems for rural areas without a centralised drinking water supply. WECF and partners represent civil society in the UNECE Protocol on Water and Health process and advocate for an integrated and sustainable approach to water resource and river basin management.
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Latest News & Reports
"Germ free hands and happy smiling faces at Kyrgyzstan kindergardens"
Handwashing Day in the village of Bokonbayev
Water, Sanitation and Gender Equal Development
International conference organised by WECF and FOE Georgia in Tiblisi, Georgia, gave concrete examples gender equal local sustainable development projects
A people-centred approach to sustainable sanitation and wastewater management, water supply and environmental protection
Regional Round Tabel in Khobi, Georgia
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Latest Press Release
#MenstruationMatters: How ecosan can help improve health and school attendance of girls
WECF teams up with WASH united for Menstrual Hygiene Day
Constructed Wetland in Bulgaria
Constructed Wetland Implementation for On-site Treatment of Domestic Wastewater of a Children´s Home combined with Capacity Building for Professionals
Donors: Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU)
Partners: Otterwasser, Germany; Ecoworld, Bulgaria;
Duration: 02/2009 - 04/2011
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Greywater Treatment in Sand and Gravel Filters: Low Tech Solution for Sustainable Wastewater Management
Manual for Design, Construction, Operation and Maintenance
Videos on WECF's EWA programme in Kyrgyzstan
WECF's EWA programme “Empower Women, Benefit for All” in rural Kyrgyzstan leads to women empowerment, income generation for women and improved living standards
WECF’s Position Paper on EEHP, WHO MTR in Haifa 2015
Eco Forum, HEAL, WECF International and undersigned signatories present position paper on EEHP
EWA: Baseline Report for Tajikistan available
The gender livelihood and socio-economic study for Tajikistan prepared by the Youth Ecological Centre, Tajikistan, and WECF is now published.
Making Wash in Schools more Sustainable
An inspirational publication on sustainable WASH projects
Developing a Water and Sanitation Safety Plan in a Rural Community
This Compendium aims to enable communities to develop a WSSP for small-scale water supplies, e.g. dug wells, boreholes, springs and piped centralised water supply systems, and as well as to assess the quality of sanitation facilities such as school toilets.
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