Water and Sanitation

WOFAN CEO adds a voice4Action to the high level Washington Conference to mark 2019 WWD


 A conference was held in Washington DC on 21st of March 2019 marking 2019 World Water Day themed "Supporting Women through Water!" sponsored by Global Water Challenge, USAID, United State Water partnership, ASPEN Institute, GEFT , Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and Global Water 2020 and several other public and private sector-led global water stakeholders.

2018 World Water Day: Succour Comes to Sabuwar Kaura

 …….. as Women step up Water management on World water day!!
As Rahila Ali rushed back home from school on the afternoon of Thursday, 22nd March 2018, she could hardly contain her excitement. It was World Water Day! She knew this because it was the day a solar powered borehole constructed in her village, Sabuwar Kaura in Gwarzo LGA of Kano State in Northern Nigeria,

Salamatu Garba on the Continuing Impact of Water and Development Alliance in Nigeria PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 23 September 2017 20:10

Salamatu Garba is making waves across Nigeria. As the Executive Director of the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), she has spent 25 years working to empower Nigeria’s rural women and is coming off an especially big year in 2016 — she became an Ashoka Fellow for Nigeria (designating her as a global change leader)

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WOFAN Commissions 2 blocks of classrooms, a borehole, two toilets, a mosque and 120 seater desks in Moda -madadi in Gwarzo

WOFAN Commissions 2 blocks of classrooms, a borehole, two urinals, two toilets, a mosque and 120 seater desks in A FULANI remote community Moda -madadi in Gwarzo LGA of kano state, The school initially housed a one unit mud building classroom with over 200 children in just a class with no basic facilities, the new school blocks were constructed by material support from WOFAN while community gave labour as their valued contribution. 

Over 6000 Commnuity Members Now Have Access to Safe Drinking Water

Over 6000 community members, in remote village in Kano State Nigeria, young and old particularly women that have been trekking long distances now celebrate access to safe drinking water through a borehole constructed and donated by WOFAN a member of women for water partnership (wfwp), a global women network of over 50 countries. 

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