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 […]

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 […]

It´s now or never if we want to avoid climate disaster

Marsabit, Kenya

NEWS It is now or never if we want to avoid climate disaster. “It’s now or never if we want to limit global warming to 1.5C,” said Jim Skea, co-chair of the working group on the launch of the latest IPCC report. “Without immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors, it will be impossible.” […]

Petra om kreativitet

NEWS Petra om kreativitet Solvattens grundare Petra Wadström gästar podden ”Skapa till 100” och pratar om: – vikten av att fortsätta leka – problemlösning som kreativ motor – hur det som inte blev som det var tänkt kan bli en banbrytande lösning – hur man bygger en miljövänlig festivalpissoar – och om hur en liten […]

Initiatives are being taken to improve women’s rights

NEWS Initiatives are being taken to improve women’s rights All over the world, fetching water has been documented as primarily a women’s task. Anindita Sarkar, from the University of Delhi, explains that collecting safe water directly impacts women’s health, emotional well-being, and earnings. It is widely considered socially unacceptable for men to fetch water. Sarkar […]

How water and energy connect

NEWS How water and energy connect Access to water and energy strongly connects to several social, ecological, and economic challenges. In rural Kenya, most of the population lack access to safe water at home. The lack of electricity complicates the situation further since it makes people dependent on firewood and charcoal. About 70% of the […]

Administratör till Solvattens insamlingsstiftelse

ARBETSANNONS Var med och utveckla Solvatten Insamlingsstiftelse och bidra till en bättre värld Till vår växande verksamhet söker vi en ordningsam person med erfarenhet av 90-konto. Du kommer arbeta operativt tillsammans med verksamhetsansvarig för att utveckla stiftelsens arbete och säkerställa god administration vilket utgör en kvalitetsgaranti för stiftelsens ändamål. Som person är du driven och självgående […]

Solvatten is looking for an intern in sales and logistics

INTERNSHIP Solvatten is looking for an intern in sales and logistics Solvatten is a combined portable water treatment and water heating system that has been designed for off-grid household use in the developing world. It is an easy, innovative solution that provides access to clean, hot water to people worldwide. We are now looking for […]

United Nations Day

PARTNERSHIPS United Nations day, October 24, 2021 ”On Friday, October 8, the UN Human Rights Council, for the first time, adopted a resolution recognizing that everyone, everywhere, has the human right to live in a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment! This is the culmination of decades of effort by civil society, and now the challenge […]