Preventing Cholera in Kakuma, Kenya

In Kakuma, Kenya resource-related conflicts lead to limited access to water, malnutrition, and starvation. Solvatten is delivering cleaner water and improved quality of life for residents.

Protect what you love: Colin´s story

NEWS Protect what you love: Colin´s story Colin Owachgiu is 32 years old and lives in Gotmoyo village, in Nebbi, Northern Uganda. Colin lives with his wife and three children aged 7, 5, and 3 years old. They sustain their living as peasant farmers of cassava, maize, cotton, and beans which they sell in the […]

New Solvatten project with Plan International Canada & Zambia

NEWS New Solvatten project with Plan International Canada & Zambia Background In Zambia, an estimated 4.8 million men, women and children lack regular access to clean water, which is a major factor in Zambia’s high rate of childhood malnutrition. The organisation Plan International is running a project in the rural countryside in order to respond […]

The Water Challenge; ain´t no mountain high enough?

IN DEPTH The water challenge: ain´t no mountain high enough? A personal experience of how the world transforms under climate change.  This is Solvatten; where technology meets purpose and long-term benefits, human intervention, bravery, creative energy, and dreams of a better world. “Solvatten.org Meet-Up” is a series of meetings that we want to share to […]

Solvatten Stakeholder Meeting

NEWS Solvatten’s Stakeholder Consultation Meeting Since 2010, the Solvatten Group has been working in over 20 programs in Kenya, with the objective to improve living conditions in rural communities, while also increasing forest protection and mitigating CO2 emissions. Working with organizations such as PLAN International, Norwegian Refugee Council, ChildFund and International Aid Service, we have […]

New colleague at Solvatten

NEWS New colleague at Solvatten We are happy to welcome Emma Nellmer who is joining the Solvatten team! Emma has recently finished her studies in “Development and International Cooperation” and is passionate about sustainable development and human rights. Emma will be part of the Solvatten team working with administration, finance and logistics. “It feels incredibly […]

Wishing you a summer of many sunny stories

NEWS Wishing you a summer of many sunny stories As the summer holidays are approaching in Sweden we can look back at a semester filled with ups and downs. Most of all the war on Ukraine has affected and is still affecting, us all on a personal, national and global level. Among the positive things, […]

Water and Wheat – the cost of conflict and its effects in Kenya

NEWS Water and Wheat – the cost of conflict and its effects in Kenya Ongoing climate change has affected large parts of East Africa and in particular, people who already lived on scarce resources. This in combination with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has devastating consequences for millions of people. The acute shortage faced today in […]

Stories for the hammock

NEWS Stories for the hammock As summer holidays are upon us and, we at Solvatten would like to inspire some interesting and insightful reading and listening (they are, of course, equally worthwhile if you are still working).  Books Thich Nhat Hanh: Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet We face a potent intersection of […]

Meet Solvatten Charitable Foundation Sweden at Stockholm H20

NEWS Meet Solvatten at Stockholm H20 Solvatten will be part of the innovation weekend “Stockholm H20” on the 26th to the 28th of August.  The City of Stockholm in collaboration with Stockholm International Water Institute presents the innovation weekend Stockholm H2O which takes place on 26–28 August 2022. For three days, the public is welcomed […]

Learn about Solvatten at H22 City Expo

NEWS Learn about Solvatten at H22 City Expo Solvatten is part of the H22 City Expo in Helsingborg, 30th of May to 3rd of July.  You can find Solvatten on “Oceanhamnen” in the expo “Virtual Water” which is focusing on our invisible water consumption and highlighting good examples and innovative solutions.  Each of us has […]