November 23, 2018

Men in suits, women in heels and people in rolling chairs who have so many phone calls to answer, were my images of a workplace.

When I first joined in Water Access Rwanda, I had just finished high school and had no idea about how things work in the real world. I c...

November 19, 2018

"Have you ever felt like a heavy stone that is  stuck in your heart and all of a sudden its gone and you feel released ? This is what I felt when I first saw INUMA Water in my area and then in my compound few weeks ago". Said Geltrude Nyiranzabonimana, one of the clien...

October 12, 2018

I remember back in 2013 and 2014 when as an SRH Activist, the question at many youth conferences and meet-ups was : " What is our recommendations for sustainable development now that MDGs are ending?"

We had many recommendations and I remember that even us youth were un...

October 11, 2018

 "It is so blissful to see how people's lives have changed since water Access Rwanda gave clean water to our community." Says Claudette Dushimirimana, our INUMA hero running the show at Nyarufunzo Nexus.

From 4 hour wait times to fights erupting at the only water source...

September 24, 2018

Water is the foundation of most things that happen today. It is used for both indoor and outdoor purposes: cooking, cleaning, bathing, drinking, construction, washing and even watering plants. Most people today, generally don't consider water : a women's issue.

In...

September 19, 2018

A native of Mageragere sector, Kavumu cell, Thierry Nizeyimana was shocked and sad for the untimely death of a mother in his community in 2017 when a crocodile in Nyabarongo river claimed her life as she went to fetch water. 

"When I saw Water Access Rwanda coming and p...

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 https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/programs/waislitz...

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...

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