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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. 

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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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2016 World Water Day: Farmers' communities and their Children Enjoy "Access to Water to improved Livelihood and Job opportunities" in Kano state

Farmers and children from several communities in Kano State, Northern Nigeria have hailed WOFAN’s water and livelihood interventions in their communities as life changing interventions.

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Community LG chairmen in Bauchi tasked on water, sanitation PDF Print E-mail

In order to improve access to safe drinking water and safer sanitation, a women advocacy group, Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) has, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID),

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Wives of LG chairmen in Kano tasked on water & sanitation PDF Print E-mail

The wife of the Kano state governor, Hajiya Amina Ibrahim Shekarau has called on the wives of the Kano state local government chairmen to support the efforts being made by the state government in providing portable and adequate water and sanitation in the state.

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WOFAN marks 2014 World Water Day by distributing 56 handpump repair tools to 18 LGAs in Kano and Bauchi state

Considering the fact that clean water is a luxury that remains out of the reach of many especially in rural areas and going by the  2014 world water day theme ”water and Energy” WOFAN, used the occasion

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World Toilet Day 2103: WOFAN Statement

World Toilet Day is observed annually on 19 November. This international day of action aims to break the taboo around toilets and draw attention to the global sanitation challenge but despite this effort one in three people do not have a basic toilet in Africa.

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WOFAN Marks World Toilet Day: Video

WOFAN GROUPS FROM KANO, KATSINA, BAUCHI AND SOKOTO states of Nigeria Collectively Say

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High-level International Conference on Water Cooperation, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

The International decade for action- water for life 2005-2015 recognizes the importance of women as actors in water management. The United Nations Resolution A/RES/58/217, 2003, par.2 establishes that the goals of the decade are to ensure a greater focus on water-related issues at all levels

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Traditional Leader with a difference!

My People need safe drinking water & we are equal to the Task - Traditional Leader

The Traditional Leader of  Zadawa in Misau LGA of Bauchi State, Malam Ibrahim Maiangwa, showed how important the WASH Project is to his community recently when he personally led the step-down training on hand pump repair

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WOFAN Marks World Toilet Day in Sokoto and Bauchi States

 ... Distributes Hygiene Materials, Commissions WASH Water Points and mobilizes Communities to build Ventilated Toilets

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Coca-cola and USAID support WOFAN for Water and Livelihood Project in Kano

 In Kano State, the Water and Development Alliance (WADA) is working to improve access to water, sanitation and hygiene services and support income generation and livelihoods. With focused efforts in six local government areas (LGAs) in Kano

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WOFAN Constructs water supply systems, toilets for rural communities in Sokoto.

In its effort to promote a better living standard for  rural communities, WOFAN constructs water supply system  in five local government Areas of Sokoto. The project  co-funded by WOFAN and USAID

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WOFAN Commissions Water & Sanitation Facilities in Bauchi State. PDF Print E-mail

On 20 October 2010 WOFAN & USAID commission 137 compartment of VIP latrines, 100 urinals and 49 water systems including hand pump boreholes in 21 communities in 3 LGAs

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WOFAN/WASH: Safe Drinking Water in Clinics and Dispensaries

 The WASH project co-funded by WOFAN and USAID in parts of Northern Nigeria is helping to reduce water-borne diseases by improving access to safe drinking water and hygiene facilities

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WOFAN Brings Water to schools & clinics in Bauchi and Kano states of Nigeria

The Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) started in 1998, inspired by chance meeting that founder Hajiya Salamatu Garba had with a pregnant woman in Kaduna, Nigeria. 

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... As More Communities Get VIP Latrines

 As WOFAN was implementing the water component of the WASH project in schools and communities in Sokoto State, the organization was also constructing Ventilated Improved Pit (VIP)

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USAID/WOFAN WASH Project: Sokoto Schools Get Safe Drinking Water

Over 30 formal and non-formal primary schools and learning centers in Sokoto State now have access to safe drinking water, courtesy of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project co-funded by USAID and WOFAN.

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WOFAN Commissions Water & Sanitation Facilities in Bauchi State. PDF Print E-mail

On 20 October 2010 WOFAN & USAID commission 137 compartment of VIP latrines, 100 urinals and 49 water systems including hand pump boreholes in 21 communities in 3 LGAs (Alkaleri, Bauchi & Ningi LGAs) of Bauchi State.

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