Search
Search
Default
    Refine Search
    Loading
    Red Peruana de Jóvenes por el Água

    The vision of the "Red Peruana de Jóvenes por el Água" is to be the leading youth network that promotes Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Peru and its mission is to ensure the organization of Peruvian youth to promote IWRM. The purpose of the project "Restauración y reforestación de los bosques de Neblina en la parte rural del Perú" is to recover the hydrological basins of the Andean part of Peru, which have been affected by different environmental problems. It also seeks to train and educate children in native communities about the care of the ecosystem.
    Zam Zam Water

    Zam Zam is a humanitarian organization devoted to playing a vital role in eradicating poverty by providing clean, sustainable water, access to quality education, and more equitable opportunities to villages across the globe. We aspire to serve those in need. We are a water organization, but as well, a movement of humanity that vows to create opportunity for a better quality of life. What we strive for is creating positive social change and empowering men and women through education and opportunity. We don't just build wells, we build relationships.
    School of Farmers

    To give the light of education to farmers so that they can contribute in the agriculture sector to a country’s development and keep pace with the changing world.
    Nile Forecast Center

    The Nile Forecast Center NFC was established as part of the planning Sector of the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation in 1992. The general aim of the NFC is to provide a real-time hydro-meteorological forecasting system for the Nile River Basin. The NFC is mainly funded by the MWRI. lately, the NFC used to produce weather and flood forecast reports to the decision-makers in the ministry of water resources & irrigation in Egypt.
    Sustainable Water Sector Capacity Development in Albania

    The project contributes to SHUKALB’s complete inventory of training courses that are maintained and delivered by SHUKALB for the benefit of the staff of the water supply and sewerage utilities in Albania, as well as all other water professionals, who wish to improve their knowledge and competency to better perform in their respective work positions.
    Multifuctionality of Constructed wetlands

    This project seeks to develop a methodology for optimal design and criteria of constructed wetlands. By analysing a properly designed and operated constructed wetlands, it will demonstrate how this low-tech alternative can collect and treat wastewater, provide sanitation, generate plant-sourced energy, create biodiversity shelters, and clean polluted sites.
    School of Farmers

    Illiteracy is the curse of any country. If it's sustained in a large part of a country’s population, for example farmers who simultaneously are a great contributor to a country’s development, it is especially severe. Then these farmers do not know the basic education and have a lack of technological, ecological and different diversified knowledge about agricultural practices. So in this modern age, it is not possible to develop the agricultural level or total countries development without this large number of population. So Indeed proper education among farmers is very important to sustainable development. Over 80% of Bangladesh's workforce is rural, yet the vast majority are extremely poor, illiterate and politically marginalized. These farmers live in harsh and degrading conditions, earning a pittance working for landlords. Their situation is worsened through an absence of political and social awareness and a lack of capacity to defend their rights. As a result of this, they are often exploited and oppressed. Women face an even more difficult situation due to the persistence of conservative religious structures that serve to oppress women, and School of Farmers works to increase women's awareness and rights and campaigns to eliminate the discrepancy between the treatment of women and men. School of Farmers believes literacy is a catalyst for the empowerment of the rural laborers and small farmers. School of Farmers literacy programme and rights training workshops provide workers with the means to organize themselves and to improve their educational and practical skills, both of which will equip them to better demand that their rights to be respected.
    Flash flood early warning system for Egypt

    Egypt is one of the vulnerable countries which is affected by the changing of the climate due to global warming. Various effects including seawater intrusion that leads to increasing salinity in delta, agriculture and food insufficiency, water scarcity. Extreme rainfall events “flash floods” are observed at the coastal zones and Sinai in Egypt as one of the impacts of climate change which causes catastrophic consequences. Last few years during the extreme weather event a huge damage is occurred in Delta area and in coastal zones, where more than two hundred died and more than million Fadden of agriculture land submerged, more over two villages were completed destroyed. The project aims to expand the dissemination of rainfall maps and predictions regularly through using a Mobile application to alert the executive agencies at local areas of the storm. Which gave them the chance to take actions lead to less damage and absorb the storm safely, an example of actions; closing high roads, reduce the release from the dam to lower the level in canals and drains, stop irrigation pumps, and prepare the equipment needed in such emergency. The teams’ field of experience is in meteorology, hydrology, as well as climate change studies.
    Rwanda: Water For All

    Providing a clean, sustainable water source by constructing a 15,000L underground water tank utilizing rainwater from a rain-catchment system. Furthermore, planting dozens of vegetable gardens in key areas of the village, building community, and providing farm animals i.e. goats, chickens, cows, for grazing, milk, and poultry.
    United Nations University (UNU)

    The United Nations University (UNU) is a global think tank and postgraduate teaching organisation headquartered in Japan. The mission of the UN University is to contribute, through collaborative research and education, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare that are the concern of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States. In carrying out this mission, the UN University works with leading universities and research institutes in UN Member States, functioning as a bridge between the international academic community and the United Nations system. Through postgraduate teaching activities, UNU contributes to capacity building, particularly in developing countries.

    Project Categories

    Water Quality

     

    Safe & Affordable Drinking Water

     

    Sanitation & Hygiene

     

    Water-Use Efficiency

     

    Integrated Water Resources Management

     

    Protect & Restore Water Related Ecosystems

     

    Expand International Cooperation & Capacity-Building

     

    Disaster Risk Reduction

     

    About

    YouKnoW! is a virtual space for collaboration founded on collective wisdom towards today’s water challenges. It’s an online centralized dynamic database where youth-led organizations are able to connect with a vibrant community. Just with the click of a mouse on our interactive world map, you will have access to knowledge from projects aimed at solving water issue & sharing of successful and innovative water practices.

    If you want to learn more about YouKnoW! please read our Community Guide.

    Suggest us Youth Projects to add on the map

    34

    PROJECTS

    27

    ORGANISATIONS

    39

    USERS

    Partners

    Here are some of our main partners

    Projects

    Check out our projects, filter by category and get inspired to submit your own project!

    • Lombok floods: living with and managing flood...
      James cook University
      2017/01/01
      Recently started
      This project aims to train local youth to interview various stakeholders involved in flood disasters in East Lombok to understand flood response behavior and...
      Read More
    • Young Peacebuilders for Climate Action (YPCA)
      ASEAN Peace Project
      2017/07
      Finished
      This project aims to strengthen the role of young people in promoting sustainable environmental development in peace-building processes, enhance awareness and develop the potentials...
      Read More
    • Water Satellite
      Water satellite Africa
      2016/02/10
      Ongoing
      Water Satellite program is carried out in the following ways: An interactive participatory software application that helps our target group to study about WASH...
      Read More
    • Biopori Holes Project
      IGAF-Indonesia green action
      2016/07/01
      Finished
      n Indonesia, flooding and drought are mostly an interlinked anthrophogenic disasters, resulting from resettlement expansion of human beings so that limited spaces of water...
      Read More
    • Love The Tucunduba: Expedition on the Tucundu...
      AME
      2017/04
      Ongoing
      Is a social project with the objective of reconnecting the young people who live in the favela Belém with the Tucunduba urban hydrographic basins....
      Read More
    • ECO-Enterprises Project in Hoima, Uganda
      Umoja East Africa Fund Uganda
      2017/06/01
      Finished
      Umoja East Africa Fund (UEAF) is currently promoting an Eco-enterprise Project. The project is promoting energy saving cooking technology to facilitate energy efficiency and...
      Read More
    • Enhancing Women’s Participation in Portable W...
      Pontianak State of Polytechnic (Polnep
      2014/09/01
      Finished
      The role of Indonesia’s women in the management of water resources is very low due to lack of knowledge, skills, education, capital, and health...
      Read More
    • River Detective Program
      ECO-Enterprises Project in Hoima,
      Not given
      Finished
      This project involves youth to participate in water pollution monitoring and give pressure to government to strengthen industrial water pollution control in Brantas River...
      Read More
    • Conscientious and responsible consumption of ...
      Gaia Pacha Foundation
      2016/11/01
      Ongoing
      This project aims to strengthen conscientious and responsible consumption of resources. It works in the universities of the city to be able to work...
      Read More
    • Safe Water Enterprise
      Siemens Stiftung
      2010/01/30
      Ongoing
      With Safe Water Enterprises, Siemens Stiftung is committed to a sustainable supply of safe drinking water in rural regions in Kenya. Small kiosks are...
      Read More
    • WASH Map and Campaign
      IGAF- Indonesian Green Action Forum
      2016/10/17
      Ongoing
      Education of university students to be more aware about the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene by means of mapping and campaigning.
      Read More
    • Rwanda: Water For All
      Zam Zam Water
      2017/06/01
      Completed
      Providing a clean, sustainable water source by constructing a 15,000L underground water tank utilizing rainwater from a rain-catchment system. Furthermore, planting dozens of vegetable...
      Read More
    • Flash flood early warning system for Egypt
      Nile Forecast Center
      2017/08/01
      Ongoing
      Egypt is one of the vulnerable countries which is affected by the changing of the climate due to global warming. Various effects including seawater...
      Read More
    • School of Farmers
      School of Farmers
      2016/01/01
      Ongoing
      Illiteracy is the curse of any country. If it's sustained in a large part of a country’s population, for example farmers who simultaneously are...
      Read More
    • Multifuctionality of Constructed wetlands
      UNU
      2017/01/01
      Ongoing
      This project seeks to develop a methodology for optimal design and criteria of constructed wetlands. By analysing a properly designed and operated constructed wetlands,...
      Read More
    • Sustainable Water Sector Capacity Development...
      SHUKALB
      2015/07/01
      Completed
      The project contributes to SHUKALB’s complete inventory of training courses that are maintained and delivered by SHUKALB for the benefit of the staff of...
      Read More
    • Point-of-use arsenic removal using sand-based...
      RISE (Rural International Student Exchange)
      2014/01/11
      Ongoing
      RISE is a student-run organization empowering students to rise up and apply their knowledge in solving environmental problems in Rural China. Through the collaboration...
      Read More
    • International Student Conference of Civil Eng...
      Polytechnic University of Tirana
      2018/05/01
      Completed
      The International Student Conference of Civil Engineering ISCCE 2018 was the first student conference in Faculty of Civil Engineering, organized by the student council....
      Read More
    • YouthNet for Climate Justice - Phases 1 to 3
      Barisal division, Bangladesh
      2017/06/01
      Completed
      Goal: Develop people oriented early warning system to save lives in affected communities. Such improvements in communication to the key actors in the field...
      Read More
    • Water for Life
      CWS
      2008/01/08
      Completed
      The CWS Water for Life program has had transformative impacts in East Africa. Water for Life has benefitted 182 communities across the drylands of...
      Read More
    • Umoja East Africa Fund Uganda
      Umoja East Africa Fund Uganda
      N/A
      N/A
      Umoja East Africa Fund (UEAF) is currently promoting an Eco-enterprise Project. The project is promoting energy saving cooking technology to facilitate energy efficiency and...
      Read More
    • Gaia Pacha Foundation
      Gaia Pacha Foundation
      N/A
      N/A
      Gaia Pacha is a Non-Profit Organization that reflects the conviction and life philosophy of qualified women and men who are committed to the care...
      Read More
    • Réseau Béninois du Parlement Mondial de la Je...
      (RB/PMJE)
      2015/01/11
      Completed
      Our mission is to coordinate the actions of youth and water advocacy in Benin, guarantee the recognition of young people as a key player...
      Read More
    • Red Agua EC
      Red Agua EC
      N/A
      Ongoing
      We are a young professionals alliance and we promote the access to information related with water and work to success the integrated water resources...
      Read More
    • Global Water Partnership Armenia
      Global Water Partnership Armenia
      N/A
      N/A
      The Country Water Partnership was established as the partner of Global Water Partnership (GWP) in Armenia. The World Bank, the United Nations Development Program...
      Read More
    • WASH Webinar Series
      Water Youth Network
      2018/09/01
      Ongoing
      The Wash and Technologies working group within the water youth network has, for the past 6 months, been focused on capacity building as their...
      Read More
    • WASH4Schools
      WASH4Schools
      2018/07/01
      Ongoing
      The WASH4Shools project is intended to educate students in the basic schools, Junior and Senior high schools on the proper management of water, good...
      Read More
    • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Youth Club - Th...
      Water, Sanitation & Hygiene YC- The WASH Club
      2016
      Ongoing
      The WASH Club is a youth club in Ghana, Cape Coast to be precise which provides voluntary services in the Water and Sanitation sector...
      Read More
    • Elemental Water Makers
      Elemental Water Makers
      2012
      Ongoing
      Already today, two thirds of the world population face water shortages. This means 4 billion people that are affected by the shortage of water....
      Read More
    • Efficient off-grid desalination on the remote...
      Elemental Water Makers
      2017/04/01
      Completed
      Gladden Island is one of the world's most private islands and is situated in the Caribbean. This private get-away implemented an efficient desalination solution...
      Read More
    • Moving from water scarcity to abundance throu...
      Elemental Water Makers
      2017/07/01
      Completed
      Fresh water is a prerequisite for sustainable development anywhere across the globe, making it a fundamental challenge that deserves global attention. While certain regions...
      Read More
    • Off-grid desalination using only the sea, sun...
      Elemental Water Makers
      2015/02/01
      Completed
      Small Island Developing States such as the British Virgin Islands face a challenge to secure sufficient fresh water supplies due to a limited number...
      Read More
    • Proyecto Agua Segura
      Proyecto Agua Segura
      -
      Ongoing
      We have worked on community approaches to survey the vast Argentine territory. Understanding each place, its culture, its language and work in an articulated...
      Read More
    • Interdisciplinary Risk Communication Pressure...
      Water Youth Network
      2018/05/17
      Completed
      The Water Youth Network (WYN) and Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), with support from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), FM...
      Read More
    • Extreme Rainfall Detection System (ERDS)
      ITHACA
      2017/06/19
      Ongoing
      The Extreme Rainfall Detection System (ERDS), developed and implemented by ITHACA, is a service for the monitoring and forecasting of exceptional rainfall events, with...
      Read More
    • Ekomuro H2O + in peri urban areas of poverty
      Eko Group H2O+
      2015/01/10
      Ongoing
      Did you know that by the year 2050 more than 5,000 million people will live in areas with water shortages? And also that 1...
      Read More
    • IGAF - Indonesian Green Action Forum
      The Indonesian Green Action Forum (IGAF) is a national ecological platform which engages children, youths, and local communities to take actions for sustainable environment....
      Read More
    • Guaravito
      Guaravito
      2015/01/10
      Ongoing
      Community-based organization of civil society, working for the construction of peace through environmental conservation, decarbonization against climate change and sustainable development. Aims to support different...
      Read More

    Organisations

    Check out our organisations, filter by category and get inspired to submit your own organisation!

    Organisation
    NGO
    Government
    • Water Youth Network

      The Water Youth Network is a global connector in the water sector, made up of a vibrant community of students and young professionals and...

      Read More
    • United Nations University (UNU)

      The United Nations University (UNU) is a global think tank and postgraduate teaching organisation headquartered in Japan. The mission of the UN University is...

      Read More
    • Nile Forecast Center

      The Nile Forecast Center NFC was established as part of the planning Sector of the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation in 1992.
      The...

      Read More
    • School of Farmers

      To give the light of education to farmers so that they can contribute in the agriculture sector to a country’s development and keep pace...

      Read More
    • Zam Zam Water

      Zam Zam is a humanitarian organization devoted to playing a vital role in eradicating poverty by providing clean, sustainable water, access to quality education,...

      Read More
    • Red Peruana de Jóvenes por el Água

      The vision of the “Red Peruana de Jóvenes por el Água” is to be the leading youth network that promotes Integrated Water Resources Management...

      Read More
    • Parlamento Nacional da Juventude pela Água

      The main idea is to engage young people with regard to water resources, conducting training and actions involving young people.

      Read More
    • YESS (Young Earth System Scientists)

      YESS, the Young Earth System Scientists community, unifies international and multidisciplinary early career researchers in a powerful network, providing a voice and leverage for...

      Read More
    • Civil Engineering Program (PEC)

      The main objective of the Civil Engineering Program (PEC)/Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro is to develop high level research, graduating masters and doctors...

      Read More
    • Waterlution

      For over 14 years, Waterlution’s dedication to promoting water awareness and opportunities for collaboration has been a catalyst in creating sustainable and innovative water...

      Read More
    • RISE (Rural International Student Exchange)

      RISE is a student-run organization empowering students to rise up and apply their knowledge in solving environmental problems in Rural China. Through the collaboration...

      Read More
    • Preparing our Home

      “Preparing our Home” is a community-based resilience planning program. The program enables Indigenous youth to reach their potential in becoming emergency preparedness leaders in...

      Read More
    • Pontianak State of Polytechnic (Polnep)

      Pontianak State of Polytechnic (Polnep) is one of higher education institutions in West Borneo, Indonesia to employ a professional learning system with emphasizes on...

      Read More
    • James Cook University

      James Cook University is an educational institution which also engages in research in tropical environments and societies in Australia and in the region.

      Read More
    • SHUKALB

      Advocates the collective interests of professionals in the water sector in Albania. Serves as a leading resource for knowledge, professional development, and networking. Invests...

      Read More
    • Church World Service is a faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster.

      Read More
    • Umoja East Africa Fund Uganda

      Umoja East Africa Fund (UEAF) is currently promoting an Eco-enterprise Project. The project is promoting energy saving cooking technology to facilitate energy efficiency and...

      Read More
    • A membership based largest youth led organization patronized by Barisal Division commissioner office, Department of Environment & UNICEF Bangladesh office. Considering the vulnerable situation...

      Read More
    • Gaia Pacha Foundation

      Gaia Pacha is a Non-Profit Organization that reflects the conviction and life philosophy of qualified women and men who are committed to the care...

      Read More
    • (RB/PMJE)

      Our mission is to coordinate the actions of youth and water advocacy in Benin, guarantee the recognition of young people as a key player...

      Read More
    • Red Agua EC

      We are a young professionals alliance and we promote the access to information related with water and work to success the integrated water resources...

      Read More
    • Global Water Partnership Armenia

      The Country Water Partnership was established as the partner of Global Water Partnership (GWP) in Armenia. The World Bank, the United Nations Development Program...

      Read More
    • Water Youth Network

      The Wash and Technologies working group within the water youth network has, for the past 6 months, been focused on capacity building as their...

      Read More
    • WASH4Schools

      The WASH4Shools project is intended to educate students in the basic schools, Junior and Senior high schools on the proper management of water, good...

      Read More
    • Water, Sanitation & Hygiene YC- The WASH Club

      The WASH Club is a youth club in Ghana, Cape Coast to be precise which provides voluntary services in the Water and Sanitation sector...

      Read More
    • Elemental Water Makers

      Already today, two thirds of the world population face water shortages. This means 4 billion people that are affected by the shortage of water....

      Read More
    • Proyecto Agua Segura

      We have worked on community approaches to survey the vast Argentine territory. Understanding each place, its culture, its language and work in an articulated...

      Read More
    • Eko Group H2O+

      Did you know that by the year 2050 more than 5,000 million people will live in areas with water shortages? And also that 1...

      Read More
    • The Indonesian Green Action Forum (IGAF) is a national ecological platform which engages children, youths, and local communities to take actions for sustainable environment....

      Read More
    • Guaravito

      Community-based organization of civil society, working for the construction of peace through environmental conservation, decarbonization against climate change and sustainable development. Aims to support different...

      Read More

    News

    No Results Found

    The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

    Unable to display Facebook posts.
    Show error

    Error: The user must be an administrator, editor, or moderator of the page in order to impersonate it. If the page business requires Two Factor Authentication, the user also needs to enable Two Factor Authentication.
    Type: OAuthException
    Code: 190
    Subcode: 492
    Please refer to our Error Message Reference.

    Workshop on "Global Strategies on Disaster Risk Management and how to implement them in the local context" facilitated by #DRR team members from #LatinAmerica at #AmeriGEOWeek2019 in Lima, Peru.

    💦👥🛰️🌎

    #wyn #youth4water #sgd6 #sgd13

    4

    The Disaster Risk Reduction team representing the #Youth in America, working towards a #Disaster Resilient World in the AmeriGEOSS week 2019.

    🛰️ 💦 🌎

    2

    #PreparingOurHome is a community-based program that enables #indigenous #Youth in realising their potential as #resilient leaders!

    To know more about this #toolkit from the winners of Global competition on #Youth led Projects, click here👉🏻 https://t.co/sTZq2JsajI

    @GWPnews @WMO

    Are you attending #WWWeek in Stockholm? Watch out for our sessions and side events that are spread over the week!!

    @siwi_water @Indian_Rivers @WaterYouthNet @ihedelft @NBCBN_Sec https://t.co/caoqFi9LOz

    We are co-convening four official sessions this year and organizing a number of other activities at #WWWeek2019

    To know more, read our #StockholmSpecial newsletter 👉🏻
    https://t.co/fDfkWFHxZ6

    @siwi_water @ihedelft @WorldBankWater @ADB_HQ @UNYouthEnvoy @MinBZ @GWPnews

    Load More...

    Contact Us

    8 + 4 =

    MAP       ABOUT       PROJECTS      SUBMIT A PROJECT