If you would like to see this update in its original format as it was presented in our most recent newsletter, follow this link. Drought has been hitting South-West MadagascarIn recent months the situation in the southern regions of Madagascar has seriously worsened with the worst drought in 40 years. According to Julie Reversé, emergency coordinator […]
Using Dutch desalination technology to give seawater a new value for Third World communities.
An Elemental Water Foundation long term project.
The first line of defence against the spread of COVID-19 is to wash hands with soap and water, an act of good hygiene practice. However, many people in developing countries with limited access to clean water or sanitation facilities, have to walk 6 km every day to collect water. Many others have no access to […]
Announcement of our second water project For us as a foundation, the COVID-19 pandemic has only reinforced our mission to enable access to clean water. We are pleased to announce and share our next project location, Tsifota. Tsifota is located on the south west coast of Madagascar, just like our first project location Efoesty. Water scarcity in Tsifota […]
Every year, even in turbulent times like these, the importance of water is acknowledged on the 22nd of March.
United in the student association Het Gezelschap “Practische Studie”, the civil engineering students of Technische Universiteit Delft organized a benefit dinner to support the cause of the Elemental Water Foundation. We would like to express our thanks and gratitude to all the participating students, the supporting companies DEME Group, Rijkswaterstaat, Arcadis and the organizing committee. […]
We are excited to announce that the Water Project in Madagascar has been successfully delivered and commissioned. The community of Efoetsy is now enjoying a daily supply of 15,000 liters of clean water, made by utilizing the sunshine to desalinate saltwater. The water is distributed using different fountains in the community, while local people are […]
Since our project began on World Water Day on the 22nd of March, 2019, we have been receiving hundreds of donations and have now fully funded our project. This is a huge milestone for the community and for us. We would like to express our gratitude to all of our donors that have made this possible. Thank you […]
We’ve nearly reached our fundraising goal! Since our last update we’re excited to announce we have hit 80% of our fundraising target. In only a matter of weeks we’ll be ready to bring drinkable water to Efoetsy. Local construction has started. Thanks to your donations, the community of Efoetsy, Madagascar will soon have enough water for its 3,000 […]
Thanks to contributions from JCI Volcke Rack on their 40th anniversary, we’re closer than ever to achieving our goal. On May 18th, 2019 JCI Volcke Rack organised a water conference to learn about water’s effect on society. On this day they raised €15.000,40 to help Efoetsy. Wilde Ganzen’s commitment to multiply donations means that the massive €15.000,40 raised by JCI […]