DW AngolaWater & Sanitation

Water & Sanitation

DW is the leading actor in the water and sanitation sector in Angola, with ongoing programmes in Luanda, Huambo, Bie and Cabinda. DW has been involved in both programme implementation research and policy development in the sector since 1987. DW has been commissioned to do major studies for the World bank in the sector in 1995, 1998 and 2008 and is currently
collaborating the National Water and Sanitation Directorate as part of the "Water for All" programme.

DW has been working in partnership with government, water authorities and local consumers to successfully enhance the quality and quantity of water and make it more affordable for communities in both peri-urban and rural areas. Over 1000 water systems have been implemented with local communities and currently DW is working to support the Government in building capacity in community water management across the country.

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National Plan for Rural Water Supply & Sanitation

Friday, 16 December, 2016
Under the leadership of the DNA/MINEA, the government is engaged in an ongoing process to develop the PNAASR, using the lessons learned from the Water for All Program and other activities in the sector, as well as national programs and successful projects from the region and the world. The design process of PNAASR took place during a period of three years 2012 - 2015, co-funded by the GoA and the...

Development Workshop Angola: Celular ICTs for Monitoring Community Water Services

Monday, 4 July, 2016
In January 2014, DW was awarded a Seed grant by the GSMA to trial VerAgua, a programme for mobile-based monitoring of community water points in the informal settlements of Huambo, Angola. These water points comprising in majority of handpumps, as well as solar-powered boreholes and taps, provide unreliable service due to breakages or unreliable supply. To address this, DW and our technology...

Bom Jesus, Angola: Improvement of Potable Water and Sanitation Services

Wednesday, 4 May, 2016
"Improvement of Potable Water and Sanitation Services" in the Province of Luanda, Bengo and Icolo City - City of Bom Jesus. Since the emergency period, DW acts with predominant support in the central plain and in the Luanda regions, with a grand total of 1000 water access points built for the communities. This reaches over one million persons who benefit from DW's actions throughout the country....

Campanha Selfie-Lixo

Wednesday, 12 August, 2015
Selfie-Lixo é uma campanha que visa denunciar o estado precário que nos encontramos em Angola em termos de saneamento básico. Basta tirares uma foto junto a um local com lixo e já está... Para os que pretendem anonimato precisam apenas enviar a foto que o rosto e trabalharemos no rosto de formas a não estar visível. ENVIEM PARA NÓS: O teu selfie-lixo, com a indicação do local (rua, bairro e...

Programa Nacional de Abastecimento de Água, Saneamento e Higiene Rural

Friday, 20 March, 2015
A apresentação ocorreu no dia 20 de Março de 2015, no Auditório da EDEL/MINEA, no âmbito da Cerimónia alusiva ao Dia Mundial da Água. Neste evento, a equipa de Consultores, respectivamente Stein M. (Cowater) e Cupi Baptista (DW) procederam a apresentação final do projecto e a sua aceitação da parte do GoA através do MINEA. O processo para desenhar o PNAASR (Programa Nacional de Abastecimento de...

Telemóveis ajudam a fornecer água nos musseques

Friday, 31 October, 2014
Telemóveis para Desenvolvimento é um órgão da indústria apoiando quase 800 operadores GSMA (Groupe Speciale Associação Móveis) no mundo inteiro, e agência Development Workshop estão lançando um programa este ano e para localizar problemas na rede coletiva, identificar a localização de avarias e pagar pela água a uma fracção do preço de costume. DOWNLOAD PDF:

Conflict & Collaboration for Water in Angola's Post-War Cities

Monday, 1 September, 2014
Author: Allan Cain. This chapter in Post-Conflict Natural Resource Water Management begins by outlining the structure of water services in Angola after more than forty years of conflict and then, focusing on Luanda in particular, discusses the importance of the informal water market, the main water provider for most of the urban poor. Based on the knowledge gathered by Development...

Allan Cain - The Challenges of Community Water Management

Thursday, 28 August, 2014
More than a third of Luandans do not have access to drinking water. The informal water market in Luanda, pumping river water into water trucks to sell and then re-sell in city bairros, brings in more than 250 million dollars a year, according to a recent study by Development Workshop. On August 28, 2014 DW director and founder, Allan Cain, spoke to the Angola Field Group about the serious...

O Modelo de Gestão Comunitária de Água

Tuesday, 1 October, 2013
O Modelo de Gestão Comunitária de Água - MoGeCA - privilegia na sua abordagem o envolvimento dos grupos locais na negociação, construção e gestão dos pontos de água, como pressuposto básico para promover o desenvolvimento local. A gestão comunitária é aqui definida como sendo uma forma de cooperação entre a comunidade e o governo ‐ administrações locais e a Direcção Provincial de Energia e Águas...

Integrated Community Water-Sanitation for Luanda

Tuesday, 11 June, 2013
Development Workshop's water team met with USAID on June 11, 2013 to report on the Integrated Community Water-Sanitation Program for Luanda.    

Kupapatas “zungam” água potável

Monday, 6 May, 2013
Numa ronda efectuada em alguns bairros periféricos da cidade capital, onde a actividade é desenvolvida com maior frequência, a reportagem VIDA constatou que os Kupapatas exercem este trabalho com sacrifícios que envolvem também grandes riscos, tanto para os passageiros como para os condutores. Os nossos interlocutores foram unânimes em apontar a falta de outro emprego, formal como causa para esta...

Model of Community Water Management: Good practice in the musseques of Luanda

Monday, 1 January, 2007
The Luanda Urban Poverty Programme (LUPP) has demonstrated that the Community Management Model for Water is viable and economically sustainable. The Model was developed and tested by LUPP in order to address the key problems related to water supply in peri-urban, low income and densely populated areas. The management and maintenance of this model is carried out at the local level by community...

O Modelo Comunitário para Saneamento Familiar: Boas Práticas Nos Musseques de Luanda

Monday, 1 January, 2007
As latrinas são consideradas como uma solução para o inadequado saneamento das populosas cidades de Angola, onde não há possibilidade de desenvolver um sistema de esgotos num futuro próximo. O sistema de esgotos de Luanda serve apenas a cidade do “asfalto” e, mesmo aí, o seu funcionamento é deficiente.

Community Model for Household Sanitation: Good Practice In The Musseques Of Luanda

Monday, 1 January, 2007
The lack of sanitation in the peri-urban settlements of Angola’s cities encourages open-air defecation, which in turn leads to the rapid transmission of various diarrhoeal diseases. The mortality rate in peri-urban informal settlements can be more than 20 times the rate in the centre of Luanda where there is better water supply and sanitation. Latrines are recognised by Luanda Urban Poverty...

Luanda Informal Water Sector Study Service Provision for the Peri-Urban Poor in Post-Conflict Angola (Draft Report)

Monday, 1 January, 2007
The interest underpinning this research deals with development a better understanding of the informal supply of water and how it has evolved since DW research in 1995 – and how it is likely to evolve and react to improved formal, regular water supply systems; understand better how institutional capacity can best be developed, especially at the interface between water companies and community;...

Modelo de Gestão Comunitária de Água: Boas Praticas Nos Musseques de Luanda

Sunday, 1 January, 2006
O Programa de Luta Contra a Pobreza Urbana (LUPP) demonstrou que o Modelo de Gestão Comunitária de Água é viável e economicamente sustentável. O Modelo foi desenvolvido e testado pelo LUPP e vem responder a um problema chave ligado ao abastecimento de água nas áreas peri urbanas de baixo rendimento densamente povoadas. A gestão e manutenção deste modelo é feita a nível local por grupos...

Rapid Water Resources and Water Use Assessment for Angola Report

Saturday, 1 January, 2005
The potential of renewable water resources of Angola is not known with sufficient accuracy, mostly due to lack of data. Almost all of the 189 hydrometric stations in operation at independence in 1975 were abandoned during the years of civil war. The same is the case for data on total water use, water consumption, and future water demand. Proper water development planning is thus almost impossible...

Estudo sobre o Consumo de Água Nos Chafarizes em Luanda: Projecto de Serviços Comunitários Sustentáveis

Thursday, 1 April, 2004
O estudo para avaliar o consumo per capita diário foi realizado de 19 a 30 de Maio de 2004. O principal propósito foi de estabelecer um quadro comparativo do consumo per capita diário dos agregados familiares residentes na área do projecto. A base comparativa do estudo consistiu na consulta de documentos existentes e na realização de noventa e nove inquéritos individuais.

Water Vendors & their Clients Baseline Study

Wednesday, 1 May, 2002
The Sustainable Community Services Programme is a three year project (1999 to 2003) within the Luanda Urban Poverty Programme (LUPP) funded by the Department for International Development, UK. The aim of the programme is to develop and test sustainable basic service models that contribute to poverty alleviation in Luanda’s overcrowded peri-urban bairros. This paper is based on the analyses of the...

Basic Service Provision for the Urban Poor - The Experience of DW in Angola

Tuesday, 1 January, 2002
This is one of ten case studies that were part of an International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) research programm on "Urban Poverty Reduction Programmes: Lessons of Experience". This paper describes the water and sanitation programmes that the NGO Development Workshop has developed in Luanda over the last 15 years, working with community organizations, local government and the...

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