Lack of access to safe, clean water in Africa has caused numerous difficulties for African natives, forcing many into poverty. Moreover, with numerous causes to account for the present crisis, including an increase in pollution, the destruction of river catchments, and accidental water pollution, it
Abdul Hafiz Koroma is a water and sanitation expert with over 11 years’ in the development sector with experience in evaluation research, policy analysis, grant writing, planning, implementing, and measuring the impact of projects. He has advanced skills in program management, monitoring and
The ongoing water crisis in Africa leaves 40 percent of the population without access to safe drinking water. Sub-Saharan Africa is most impacted due to a lack of access to clean water sources. What does this mean for the millions of men, women, and children who live in these water-scarce areas? It
Water scarcity affects 1 in 3 people in the African Region, according to the World Health Organization. Moreover, as one of the most water-stressed countries in the world, South Africa experiences 115 deaths every hour from diseases linked to poor hygiene, improper sanitation, and contaminated
More than 300 million Africans lack access to clean, safe drinking water. Poverty stemming from climate change, ethnic conflicts, political instability, and other man-made causes has resulted in an epidemic that affects countless men, women, and children who are forced to live without proper
Clean water, a resource that many people in developed countries take for granted, is a luxury in certain parts of the world. According to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, more than 300 of the 800 million residing in sub-Saharan Africa live in water-scarce environments.