Finnish water expertise internationally

WaterFinns promotes professional know-how in the water sector in developing countries and transition economies. In addition the NGO aims to transfer professional knowledge and experience of Finnish senior experts to its young members.

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WaterFinnsin kotisivujen päivittäminen / The websites of WaterFinns are being updated!

WaterFinnsin kotisivujen päivitystyöt ovat käynnissä tämän kevään. Nettisivujen ulkonäkö päivittyy ja muutamme sivuston sisältöä. Tämä ei kuitenkaan vaikuta esimerkiksi jäseneksi liittymiseen.

The websites of WaterFinns are currently under construction! We are making some updates to our websites throughout the spring...

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projects

VietnamLao Cai Province (2017-)

This 3-year project (2017-2019), funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, will include building water distribution systems in two Lao Cai communes (Hop Thanh and Ta Phoi) as well as introducing ways of monitoring the quality of water.

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KenyaTurkana (2015-)

The new ground water project in Kenya is now in stand-by phase and we hope to continue the project during 2018.

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NepalNavalparasi & Palpa (2014-2016)

The new Water and Sanitation project in Nepal is continuation to previous WaterFinns involvement in WASH sector development in Nepal. The new project starting in 2014 is implemented in 6 villages in the “Lumbini-zone”, Western Nepal.

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TanzaniaMtwara (2012-2015)

The project aims at improving the sustainability of water supply and sanitation in selected villages in Mtwara Rural District in Southern Tanzania through development of user managed water supply systems.

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VietnamLao Cai Province (2012-2015)

The project goal is to promote hygiene behavior change and scale up Hand Washing With Soap (HWWS) amongst ethnic minorities in the target area in order to improve the community health.

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NepalKanchanpur (2010-2014)

The Kanchanpur Project in Nepal aims to research and implement sustainable water supply solutions in areas with arsenic-rich groundwater and enhance the sanitation conditions in the villages.

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