10 Finalists for the annual Water, Food and Air Awards

Top Quote Water, Air and Food Awards (WAFA) targets breakthrough low-tech, high impact, local innovations for clean water, clean air and nutritious food. There are 10 finalists this year from Bangladesh, Chile, Cameroon, Colombia, Honduras, India, Kenya, Nigeria and Nicaragua competing for the awards. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 14, 2018 - WAFA 2018 FINALS VOTING OPENS!
    Every day, silent heroes all over the world are fighting to provide clean water, unpolluted air, and healthy food in their communities. The WAFA Awards recognize these pioneers’ achievements, giving them a platform for exposure, and access to funding and support.

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark–June 2018–The Water Air Food Awards—WAFA opened their “Finals Voting” on World Environment Day, 5 June 2018.

    10 Finalists for the annual WAFA Awards.
    Voting is online, at http://wafaward.org/polling/ , and promoted via international television, social media and organisational networks. The winner and runners-up will be announced at the gala event - WAFA Awards 2018 . Winners in each Category are flown to the destination, provided with accommodation, and given an opportunity to present their initiatives to a global audience. The winners receive a trophy for the best-practice initiative and WAFA’s support in global media coverage. This garners attention from corporations and organizations that can support, scale and replicate expansion to reach more people in need.

    The WAFA 2018 Awards will be celebrated in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 24 October 2018.
    The ceremony will be held during Kind Malaysia Expo, a pilot initiative by United Business Media Asia on 24 & 25 October 2018. With “Giving Back” as the central theme, this expo is geared towards bringing together humanitarian organizations in Malaysia, enabling them to highlight their impact on people's’ lives, and to enabling the public, corporations and government agencies to engage with them and their initiatives.

    Testimonial from WAFA Award Winner: Africa Centre for Holistic Mgmt.
    "Winning The Water Air Food Awards 2014 has been a great boost and benefit for The Africa Centre For Holistic Management and also to the Savory Institute, and I would say in the long run it would be even more so for the whole world." Allan Savory, president and co-founder of the Savory Institute, working to fight desertification.

    Since 2010, WAFA has focused on spreading the word about sustainability entrepreneurs’ breakthroughs in every corner of our planet. These “silent heroes” beat the odds to provide their communities with clean water, air, and food. The world needs to hear from them!

    WAFA contacts:
    Jasmine Lam - jala ( @ ) wafaward dot org
    Christel Riley Watts - chrw ( @ ) wafaward dot org

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