August 10, 2018

Can you imagine not knowing if one of your kids is coming back safe from collecting water? The fear for crocodiles is something that is constantly in the mind of parents in certain rural areas of Rwanda. Added to this is the fear and the reality of sicknesses such as c...

July 16, 2018

We are extremely excited to be part of  SDSN Youth’s #YouthSolutions Report 2018 which showcases 50 leading youth-led innovations. 

What is it?

Managed by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network - Youth (SDSN Youth) in collaboration with the SDSN, the Youth...

May 21, 2018

Over the past week, we received overwhelming support from friends, family, clients, fans, partners and supporters from near and far. 

You all came out to support us!

As per Facebook : 389 of you clicked on the link (hopefully all voted)

From WhatsApp over 50 of you let us...

May 20, 2018

Hello, hello...

We have made it to the top 10 finalists of the 2018 Waislitz Global Citizen Award!

Think we should win it? Then please vote for the founder Christelle Kwizera who represents Water Access Rwanda here

May 16, 2018

Ishywa is an Island that is located in Kivu lake at Nkombo sector, Rusizi District. It has only one clean water source which is near Kivu lake. People mostly use Kivu lake as source of water since the borehole is partially working and each household is only allowed to...

May 16, 2018

An interview with Patience Wema. 

How did you end up here?!  

I had come to Rwanda in November, from Kenya, to visit and attend the SME Banking and Forum Conference that was taking place in Kigali Convection Center. During that time, I sent applications to othe...

February 27, 2018

As we built the kiosks, it came time to find employees to operate them and sell water day in and day out. The first recruit was Damascene,  He was the first one among 22 men and women with whom we have so far shared our vision for water access and entrusted them with t...

February 27, 2018

There is a candy called life-savers, but today I want to tell you about another type of life-savers: the​​ Water Access Rwanda sub-micron water filter: A simple device that truly changes outcomes, if you don't have one, call me right away to discuss more. ​

Over the 3...

November 22, 2017

"Work hard, believe in yourself, and find your self-motivation" : these are words that I am always told in Water Access Rwanda by Christelle Kwizera (our Managing Director).

I started working in Warwanda as an intern in June, 2017. At that time I was still a student at...

September 25, 2017

A few weeks ago we were talking about several individuals who died from crocodile attacks in Nyabarongo as they went to fetch water. Today, we are talking about this: Completely Safe and Affordable clean water far far from the crocodiles!

August 2, 2017

Since July 15th, WARwanda started work on the first phase of a 3-site kiosk system. This will be the second kiosk installed this year.  It is located in a high need perri – urban area in Nyamirambo Sector, Nyarugenge District.

We knew the lines were long and hopeless at...

July 17, 2017

It has been a tough 6 months working on getting the first INUMA GroundWater Solar Kiosk on the ground and selling water. I thought a nice blog might help understand what went down for the water to come up. :) 

We had been working on getting the kiosk in a very underserv...

July 7, 2017

I started working at Water Access Rwanda as an intern a month ago. During this last month, I got to learn what humanity is and what living a meaningful life means. I had studied about people who served as epitomes of humanity such as Paul Farmer, a medical doctor who p...

March 29, 2017

What dod you hear when someone says development? Is it an image of high rise buildings gracing the landscape of your capital city? Some speak of ‘development’ without think of a droplet of water. But can we really develop without water? Current indicators show otherwis...

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