Quality approval for Solvatten Charitable Foundation Sweden

NEWS Quality approval for Solvatten Charitable Foundation Sweden Solvatten Charitable Foundation Sweden (Solvatten Insamlingsstiftelse) has been approved by the Swedish Fundraising Control as the holder of a 90-account. “Solvatten has now been around for 15 years and we are proud that we have reached many users around the world. The fact that the foundation is […]

Giving Tuesday – Join Solvatten in The Global Campaign

DONATION Giving Tuesday – Join Solvatten in The Global Campaign The widespread global movement “Giving Tuesday” is coming up on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Giving Tuesday is a popular international generosity movement that puts commitment at the center and focuses on the positive efforts put into improving our society. The campaign started as a response to […]

The Future is in our hands

IN DEPTH Reason For Renewable Water Once again, leading actors and heads of state have gathered to discuss the climate. Significant issues are being addressed during the UN Climate Week in New York, and some of these are the world’s need for renewable energy and technology that can accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. […]

Interview with Parul Sharma about a book release and climate just solutions

IN DEPTH Interview with Parul Sharma about a book release and climate just solutions Solvatten: You are the author of the book ”Your Agenda 2030”. Congratulations!   Parul Sharma: Many many thanks!   Solvatten: Why did you write it and who should read it?   Parul Sharma: Because sustainable development is or should be every […]

Solvatten in Rwenzori, Uganda

ZOÉGAS AND SOLVATTEN SOLVATTEN IN RWENZORI, UGANDA Zoégas is now strengthening its long-term sustainability commitment in East Africa. In September, 432 Solvatten containers reached the Rwenzori region in Uganda. It can take hours to collect water in the Rwenzori region. The roads to carry the water are complicated to walk, and the water sources are […]

Unequal kWh’s

Unequal kWh’s

ENERGY POVERTY MUST GO Unequal kWh’s The richest 10 per cent account for about half of all carbon dioxide emissions in the world. At the same time, the poorest 50 per cent account for less than 10 per cent of emissions, yet the richest 1 per cent emit twice as much as the poorest half.  […]

Women Entrepreneurship Day

Female Entrepreneurs EQUALITY AND DEVELOPMENT Women Entrepreneurship Day According to the UN women perform, on average, 2.6 times more unpaid work compared to men which affects their opportunities to earn an equal income. Most of this time is spent on household chores, such as collecting water and firewood, taking care of children – and heating or […]

Mentor Mothers in Kinondo

Program Report  STUDY: IMPROVING AVAILABILITY OF SAFE WATER AND HYGIENE TO REDUCE CASES OF DISEASES AND TREATMENT COSTS FOR KINONDO KWETO HEALTH CLINIC, A RURAL HEALTH POST IN KWALE COUNTY, KENYA Kwale County is located in Kenya’s south coast region neighbouring Mombasa County to the north and Tan-zania to the south. The county exists in […]

In Depth Interview With Founder

Petra Wadström

https://youtu.be/J074AfEhhKE IN DEPTH INTERVIEW  Petra Wadström – Founder of Solvatten It is a chilly morning in Stockholm. Here, from a small, very cosy office, Swedish microbiologist and artist, Petra Wadström (1952), skypes daily with NGOs and governments from all over the world. Petra is the inventor of a cutting-edge water treatment and heating system, which […]

UN Habitat and Solvatten in Mali

MALI UN Habitat and Solvatten The world community has pledged to reduce by half the proportion of the global population without sustainable access to safe drinking water by 2015 (UN Millennium Development Goal 7) and Solvatten projects are contributing to this. UN Habitat is starting a solar water pasteurization project to provide safe drinking water and warm […]