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Area: 5888268 km2
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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Total Organizations: 58
Total Projects: 23
Priority SDGs: --
Priority Industries: --
Profile Completion: 50%

Water Challenges

As reported by organizations on the Hub.

15.9%
Land Use Issues
13.6%
Access to Water Supply and Water Services
13.6%
Local Water Resource Governance
13.6%
Socioeconomic and Reputation
11.4%
Water Demand and Competition among Users
9.1%
Compliance with Local Regulations and Widely-Accepted Standards
6.8%
Physical water supply
6.8%
Upstream Water Issues
6.8%
Water Pricing
2.3%
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Region Overview

Organizations in Lake VIctoria


The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) is a partnership of some of the world’s leaders in sustainable water resource management, bringing together businesses, multilateral agencies, governments, civil society and communities to drive consensus-based actions on shared water risk. At the ... Learn More

Amesbury for Africa is a unique partnership between a rural town in Massachusetts and a Kenyan farming village near Lake Victoria in East Africa. The overall purpose of our partnership is to exchange visitors between our two communities. Through these ... Learn More

Antea Group is an international engineering and environmental consulting firm with access to more than 3,000 consultants in over 100 offices around the world. Our Sustainability Practice brings together management consultants and technical experts offering solutions from strategy through implementation ... Learn More

A Tanzania consulting firm on development issues including water, sanitation, energy and climate change. Learn More

Production of chemicals and equipment for potable water treatment and industrial water preparing. Learn More

ASMAN Software Solutions Private Limited is a provider of cutting edge software consultancy, design and development services with headquarters in Hyderabad, India. The company made its inception into the IT arena in 2011 and offers a comprehensive range of Software ... Learn More

Blue Planet Network provides a technology platform for funders to easily select, monitor, and manage WASH projects that have been peer reviewed and vetted for quality and sustainability. Each member project must pass a rigorous peer review and planning process ... Learn More

The Centre for Advanced Research &amp; Development (CARD) is a non-government agency established, in India, with its Head quarters in Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh established in 1992. The CARD has been established to promote advanced research and to apply its ... Learn More

Ingenieria y Consultoría Ambiental. Learn More

The Corporate Eco Forum (CEF) is an invitation-only membership organization for large companies that demonstrate a serious commitment to environment as a business strategy issue. CEF’s mission is to help accelerate sustainable business innovation by creating the best neutral space ... Learn More

Deltares is an independent, institute for applied research in the field of water, subsurface and infrastructure. Throughout the world, we work on smart solutions, innovations and applications for people, environment and society. Our main focus is on deltas, coastal regions ... Learn More

“IC Medicals” and “ The Emission” are two genetically integrated global internet projects about informational copies of substances and biological objects. DST Foundation initiated the integration of these phenomenal projects in August 2009 as they both are based on usage ... Learn More

The East African Sustainability (SusWatch) Network is a network of NGOs from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania spearheaded by Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD), Sustainable Environmental Development Watch Network (SusWatch Kenya), and Tanzania Coalition for Sustainable Development (TCSD). EA SusWatch ... Learn More

Mission Ecosarwa is a social impact enterprise that seeks to bring innovation to water and sanitation through culturally-specific research, design, and education for health and a safe environment by delivering clean, safe, efficient and sustainable service in Rwanda Objectives. - ... Learn More

We are a hydropower production company that operates and maintains the Nalubaale Power Station(180MW) and Kiira Power Station(200MW) in Jinja and Buikwe districts respectively. Both power stations are located along River Nile (The Longest River in Africa) in the Victoria ... Learn More

Developing European Environmental Policy The European Commission develops and implements EU policies by proposing laws to the European Parliament and Council of the European Union helping EU countries implement EU legislation managing the EU's budget and allocating funding ensuring that ... Learn More

Future 500 is a non-profit consultancy that builds trust between companies, advocates, investors, and philanthropists to advance business as a force for good. Our organization formed in 1995 as a venue for corporations and environmental NGOs to debate the systemic ... Learn More

GCNK,based at the Kenya Association of Manufacturers, is the Kenyan Chapter of the UN Global Compact, and it exists to sustainable development and responsible business practices,with specific focus on Human Rights, Labour rights, Environment and Anti-corruption. Companies sign up to ... Learn More

We are a group of driven professionals from three continents that have a deep interest, dedication and skill to move from theory to practice and produce tangible outcomes in light of our mission: To explore and promote ways for people ... Learn More

HYDROC is an association of independent consultants, -scientists and -engineers, providing water-related services through a network of national and international experts. Our concept uses the synergies of our combined expertise for the successful implementation of a variety of projects. Our ... Learn More

Since its foundation in May 2007, HYTECON has generated an established market position within the field of consulting services for water and technical hygiene related aspects, focussing especially on innovative and customer-oriented solutions. A highly experienced team of microbiologists and ... Learn More

A professional services firm, focusing on the water, wastewater &amp; environment sector. Provides: project management; IWRM; WCDM; Water Quality; Regulatory compliance; Hazard &amp; Risk Management in the sector; Institutional alignment to water &amp; wastewater services delivery. Learn More

Purpose of the organization is to promote socio, economic and cultural advancement of weaker sections by education, training, research and field action programs. Specific focus is to promote awareness on water sanitation among rural poor communities and help them to ... Learn More

Currently celebrating its 42nd year, ICCR is the pioneer coalition of active shareholders who view the management of their investments as a catalyst for change. Its 300 member organizations with over $100 billion in AUM have an enduring record of ... Learn More

IFS aims to contribute towards strengthening the capacity of developing countries to conduct relevant and high quality research on the sustainable management of biological and water resources. This involves the study of physical, chemical, and biological processes, as well as ... Learn More

International Transformation Foundation (ITF) is a youth-led non-profit organization providing youth educational and self-development programs encompassing leadership and entrepreneurship to harness creativity for a youth system that provide jobs, offers security, opens opportunities to grow and contributes to the development ... Learn More

A just world that values and conserves nature Learn More

The International Water Association (IWA) is an organisation that brings together people from across the water profession to deliver equitable and sustainable water solutions for our world. As a global network of water professionals, we seek to engage and partner ... Learn More

BETTER public private partnership, with partner company John Todd Ecological Design, involved in sustainable water and wastewater and waste to food design and project development worldwide. See www.betterp3.com and www.toddecological.com Learn More

KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE (organization) which is a Kenya Government Agency judged with the responsibility of taking care of the country"s water towers. Learn More

As we share our water with the entire planet, we feel that it is a precious resource. We monitor how we use water at our factories and are constantly working on ways to reduce our consumption of fresh water resources. ... Learn More

To empower the community in education, water, health and economically in the community so that we stop the cycle of poverty in the rural poor and marginalized communities in Kenya. Learn More

The Millennium Community Development Initiatives is a local Kenyan organization that is committed to promoting community learning and development by enhancing the capacity of community level institutions in sustainable natural resource management. MCDI makes the contents on national and international ... Learn More

NAQWA is a Russian company that develops and makes nano drinking water recoverers. Our product NAQWA SPRING Drinking Water Recoverer (NAQWA SWR, www.naqwa.com ) created and manufactured in Russia is intended to provide sustainable drinking water solutions first of all ... Learn More

Located in Nyamata, Rwanda, Nibakure Village provides holistic care for 20 orphans and vulnerable children. We also support the education of 11 children in our local community. Learn More

NVH's mission is to provide low cost, low energy solutions for sanitation and ground water pollution. NVH partners with the Indian Ministry of Defence Research Laboratory to commercialise for global use an effective biological process creating potable water as only ... Learn More

The Pacific Institute envisions a world in which society, the economy, and the environment have the water they need to thrive now and in the future. In pursuit of this vision, the Institute creates and advances solutions to the world’s ... Learn More

ProCleanse is a subsidiary of a technology-driven company that has been an industry leader for more than 40 years in the business of soil modification, erosion & sediment control and water management. The ProCleanse water filtration process is a revolutionary, ... Learn More

The Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) is the global network of professionals and practitioners working to raise standards of knowledge and evidence, technical and professional competence, practice and policy in rural water supply and so fulfil the vision of sustainable ... Learn More

RWANDANS4WATER designs and implements environmentally friendly projects and programs in East Africa. Our portfolio includes clean energy, water, sanitation, hygiene, and various climate change mitigation efforts. Learn More

Promote research and innovations leading to access to drinking water and sanitation facilities to protect public health. Learn More

Background information SAVE THE AGED ACTION UGANDA is is a legally registered NGO at District level mandated to operate in Nebbi and Zombo District in West Nile region. The organization started in January 2010 to provide social protection services for ... Learn More

OUR GROUP PROFILE SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,600 offices and ... Learn More

Clean water for undeserved community Learn More

Christopher Gleadle brings Sustainability, and the Green Economy• to life and shows you how to capture, create and deliver more value: serve customers better, reduce costs and mitigate conspiring environmental and social risk to see opportunity for greater profit. His ... Learn More

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VILLAGES UNIS est une ONG Suisse, reconnue d’utilité publique au N° 080.913007 date de la décision 18/12/2013 et basée dans la république et Canton de Genève Elle est active dans les domaines de la coopération au développement, à l'aide humanitaire ... Learn More

Wastewater Exchange is the designer and the implementer of the Ethical Water Exchange (all rights reserved) transforming wastewater into commoditised treated wastewater for the good sake of our health, planet, economy &amp; water resources as common good. Learn More

Water Canada is an influencer, a networker, and a newsmaker. Our editors and researchers know the industry and the people implementing plans and projects on the frontlines. Thousands of readers turn to us for exclusive, insightful content that speaks to ... Learn More

The Water Integrity Network is an action-oriented coalition of organizations and individuals promoting water integrity to reduce and prevent corruption in the water sector. Its membership includes the public sector, the private sector, and civil society, as well as leading ... Learn More

The Water Services Trust Fund (WSTF) is a Kenyan State Corporation created as a part of the reform of the Kenyan water sector. It has been mandated by the Water Act 2002 to finance the poor and underserved communities in ... Learn More

WaterStep responds to critical needs for safe water by evaluating and implementing solutions and teaching people to use those tools. WaterStep saves lives with safe water by empowering communities to take care of their own long-term water needs. We believe ... Learn More

Water Technologies International (GR8 Water) is engaged in the manufacture and distribution of technologically advanced Atmospheric Water Generators (AWG). These unique devices utilize a patent pending air purification input system to produce clean, great-tasting, safe water from the humidity in ... Learn More

A research and advocacy charity working for equitable and sustainable water resource management. We work with all water users to support objective understanding of opportunities and barriers to progress, and to galvanise action based on reliable evidence, transperancy and accountability. Learn More

Wello is a social venture with a bold mission: to deliver clean water to a thirsty world. By reframing the water crisis as an opportunity, Wello has reinvented the wheel and developed an innovative and sustainable business model. THE WATERWHEEL ... Learn More

Provide sustainable and community led solutions to improve the health of the people Learn More

Promoting the use of innovative water-from-air tech for evaporation and condensate recapture &amp; reuse by communities and businesses resiliently adapting to global warming and responding to disasters. In arid and drying regions lacking or losing surface and groundwaters, atmospheric (clean) ... Learn More

To engage youths on a meaningful and sustainable development,empowerment and transformational education Learn More

Projects in Lake VIctoria


Inspired by personal experience growing up in communities, where school-going children walk long distances to secure water for their families before/ after going to school causing absenteeism resulting to school drop-outs. In 2013 we worked on research project about sustainable ... Learn More

In this project ICS provide safe drinking water for 3,000 households (22,980 people) and 3,866 school children in rural communities in Malaba en Amagoro (Busia) Western-Kenya through sustainable local community water points. This includes boreholes with a piped-system to 11 ... Learn More

The aim is to reach 15 schools in Kakamega with football and WASH components which includes new modern and sustainable sanitation blocks, affordable and manageable water supply, improved football playing fields, training of WorldCoaches, and organising football competitions and engagements ... Learn More

This project aims to reduce the incidence of WASH related diseases (such as diarrhea) among the school children of Itumbu primary of Lugari District of Kakamega county. This shall be achieved through provision of safe water by construction of a ... Learn More

EA SusWatch implemented the LVEMP II Civil Society Watch Project that sought to lobby and advocate for realization of results-based performance from the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (LVEMP II) and implementation of the East African Climate Change Policy (EACCP, ... Learn More

The project is focused on; improving water safety and security in the Mara River Basin, supporting structural poverty reduction and sustainable economic growth, and ecosystem conservation. The project implementation is a public-private partnership including international and Kenyan government institutions, led ... Learn More

The project is focused on; improving water safety and security in the Mara River Basin, supporting structural poverty reduction and sustainable economic growth, and ecosystem conservation. The project implementation is a public-private partnership including international and Kenyan government institutions, led ... Learn More

Project WET is currently active in more than 75 countries around the world through a network of partner organizations that range from small NGOs to major international corporations and organizations. We only go where we’re invited! We work with our ... Learn More

Affordable, robust, less theft/vandalism prone wireless sensors will be developed, aimed to revolutionise smart grid data collection for Water Service Providers (WSPs). Aggregated water flow data will be used to establish the Non Revenue Water losses and direct the response ... Learn More

Community development entrepreneurs were trained to construct high quality Rainwater Harvesting systems at the school and the surrounding community. Project Results545 school children and people now have access to water and sanitation Learn More

Aqua Clara will partner with the school and install three bio-sand filters, start a Water & Hygiene club and construct a high quality rain water harvesting system at the school. While training two individuals from the community to assist with ... Learn More

16 new schools will receive the following: Rain Water Harvesting Units Biosand Filters, Hand washing Stations, Safe water storage containers and Health and Hygiene clubs 16 new Biosand filer businesses will be launched and trainingProject Results8,160 People Impacted 160 People ... Learn More

Starbucks and Conservation International began an assessment of the water component of the Coffee and Farmer Equity (C.A.F.E.) Practices program in 2008, focused on 2 stages in the coffee value chain: cultivating, growing and harvesting coffee using methods that avoid ... Learn More

Safe water facilities effectively used and maintained by schools and households, behavioral change recorded in schools and the wider community with regard to WASH awareness/ practice and management, construction of school and household sanitation facilities, reduced abseentism/dropout of children from ... Learn More

Isuku Iwacu will improve access to and encourage correct, consistent use of household sanitation and hygiene facilities in order to decrease childhood stunting, with an emphasis on reaching the lowest poverty quintile and complementing the activities undertaken by Gikuriro and ... Learn More

VIA Water (Valorisation and Innovation in Africa) supports projects with innovative solutions for water problems facing cities in seven African countries: Benin, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda and South Sudan. Through the programme, these solutions can be brought to life: ... Learn More

WASH and Learn is a programme addressing the water, sanitation and hygiene needs in schools and surrounding communities in selected areas in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The programme will use an integrated WASH approach so work on water supply, sanitation ... Learn More

WaterAid is an international NGO focused exclusively on ensuring equitable access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education (WASH) for the world’s poorest communities. Formed in 1981 we have been working in water, sanitation and hygiene for over 30 years. ... Learn More

WaterAid is an international NGO focused exclusively on ensuring equitable access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education (WASH) for the world’s poorest communities. Formed in 1981 we have been working in water, sanitation and hygiene for over 30 years. ... Learn More

WaterAid is an international NGO focused exclusively on ensuring equitable access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education (WASH) for the world’s poorest communities. Formed in 1981 we have been working in water, sanitation and hygiene for over 30 years. ... Learn More

The objective for this project is to increase access for 8090 people, by increasing coverage of water supply and training and development Learn More

Improved availability of affordable drinking water for the people living in Runda.. Learn More

With community support, we will build a water treatment system that will provide safe drinking water for almost 8000 residents of Shyira. The system uses local materials to create a water treatment system powered by sunlight and gravity.Project Results8000 residents ... Learn More

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