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Archive for July 2012

Gemma Bulos honored as a Water Solutions Trailblazer in Reuters

WOW! Huge congrats to our Director of the Global Women’s Water Initiative, who was just named one of Reuters Top 10 Water Solutions Trailblazers in the world alongside our water heroes Margaret Nakato and Ned Breslin. Read the article here. Like Global Women’s Water on Facebook Follow GWWI on Twitter Follow Gemma, GWWI Director and…

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GWWI Women and Water: Congrats to GWWI Grad Elected Board Chairperson for her Water District!

The Global Women’s Water Initiative is so excited to announce that Catherine Wanjohi, GWWI 2011 Graduate has been elected as the Chairperson for the Water Company Board for Naivasha District in Kenya! Catherine is the Director of Life Bloom, an incredible organization that uplifts ex-commercial sex-workers by offering training and support so they can generate income through…

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GWWI Women and Water: GWWI Graduate Wins Top Prize from Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Congratulations to GWWI Graduates Lindah Wameya and Jane Wanjiko Joseph of Kilili Self-Help Program (KSHP) who won the Top Prize in the “Water For CIties” Ministry of Water and Irrigation National Competition! Lindah and Jane won for their essay promoting what they learned at Global Women’s Water Initiative Training in Uganda last summer – Water, Sanitation and…

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Seeds of Hope

“Seed is sacred…The desire to save seeds comes form an ethical urge to defend life’s evolution.” Dr. Vandana Shiva Seed exchanges among small farmers are a time memorial tradition that has led to the immense biodiversity of indigenous seeds around the world. Globally, it is mostly women farmers who are the seed savers, who possess…

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