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News 2018-02-28T09:47:01+00:00

Safe drinking water for 1,200 children and staff at St Martin Mulago Primary School

SolarWave’s products change the lives of people. We use solar power and chemical-free water purification technologies to improve access to safe drinking water in developing countries. Hundreds of thousands of children in sub-Saharan Africa already benefit from safe drinking water from SolarWave systems, and we are very happy to welcome the 1,200 students and staff at St Martin Mulago Primary School in Kampala, Uganda into the SolarWave family!

Photo by Eppo. Courtesy of Amref

The amazing project at St Martin was accomplished through the generous support of the German sponsors Grace Impact gGmbH and Munich RE. The project was implemented by SolarWave Uganda Limited in January 2018 in collaboration with Amref Health Africa and Kampala Capital City Authority.

SolarWave WP700 solar powered water purification system installed in the school kitchen at St Martin Mulago Primary School in Kampala, Uganda. The unit produces 600 liters of safe drinking water every hour, providing convenient 24/7 access to students and staff.

Awareness raising and training performed by SolarWave staff.
Photo by Eppo. Courtesy of Amref

Grace Impact is a German not-for-profit enterprise platform that seeks to catalyze the social impact investing sector by connecting capital with scalable and sustainable for-profit and non-profit social enterprises. Grace Impact supports philanthropic projects and organizations and invests in social impact companies in Africa, Europe, and North America.

The Munich RE Group is one of the world’s leading reinsurance companies. As part of their corporate responsibility strategy they help to support people in risk situations and improve their living conditions, primarily in developing countries. The CSR work focuses primarily on disaster reduction, micro insurance, water, climate change, and education.