Homa Bay, Kenya, 22 Jul 09
Progress towards achieving the sanitation targets of the Millennium Development Goals requires broad cooperation and consultation through public and private partnerships, community involvement, and public awareness, Kenya’s Assistant Minister for Public Health and Sanitation Dr. James Gesami has said.
Kampala, Uganda, 15 Jun 09
UN-HABITAT and Uganda’s National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) last month launched the second phase of the fast track capacity building for change agents under the Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (LVWATSAN).
Mutukula, Uganda, 4 Mar 09
Uganda ’s Minister for Water and Environment Ms Maria Mutagamba and the Tanzanian Commissioner for Kageria Region retired Mr. Enos Mfuru last week joined hands to launch a landmark UN-HABITAT project aimed at benefitting the poor women living around Lake Victoria.
Lake victoria, Kenya, 17 Feb 09
UN-HABITAT has launched a project in the Lake Victoria region to help accelerate access to improved sanitation for poor women and vulnerable households through a micro credit/revolving fund scheme.
Kisii, Kenya, 27 Nov 08
The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative hosted a three day Training - of - Trainers workshop in Kisii, Kenya from 25-27 November 2008 to equip participants with basic skills in low cost water quality testing.
Gilgil, Kenya, 23 Oct 08
UN-HABITAT last week handed over specialized garbage collection equipment to the towns around Lake Victoria benefitting from an initiative the agency is spearheading in the region.