Linking Partners for Niger Delta Development

January 30, 2017

Delta begins war against water-borne diseases

Delta State is acquiring a statewide testing and data analysis of water quality, an exercise intended to wage war against water borne diseases. The scheme was flagged off by the governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, last Thursday, January 26, 2017. This is as the state has also launched a five-year football development scheme to produce future soccer stars that once made old Bendel a Mecca of sports.
June 28, 2016

Building Inclusive and Sustainable Growth Capacity of CSOs in Agriculture and Forest Sectors (BICAS)

A three-year project to support rural communities in Nepal has been launched. BICAS (Building Inclusive and Sustainable Growth Capacity of CSOs (civil society organisations) in Agriculture […]
February 3, 2016

UNICEF Unveils $2.8 Billion Project for Children’s Education

A $2.8 billion appeal to reach 43 million children in humanitarian emergencies worldwide has been announced by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The appeal comes with a giant share of 25 percent going towards their education.
September 17, 2015

PIND Partners with UNICEF to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programs’ responsiveness to conflict in the Niger Delta

On September 1st, The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) signed a partnership agreement with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programs’ responsiveness to conflict in the Niger Delta.
August 24, 2015

Nigeria to benefit from $47m UNESCO water study

Nigeria is among 16 countries to benefit from a ground breaking research on Emerging Pollutants in Wastewater Reuse. The project is a collaboration between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).
August 18, 2015

A new drinkable book has pages that turn raw sewage into drinking water

As many as 358 million people in sub-Saharan Africa do not have reliable access to drinking water. Now, researchers have come up with a book on water safety whose pages can be used to filter water.
May 5, 2015

PIND’s Biosand Water Filter Story

The Appropriate Technology Enabled Development (ATED) program of PIND took the initiative to promote point-of-use or household water treatment technologies to address the challenge of poor drinking water quality and access to safe water in the Niger Delta.