“All our efforts, whether they are sustainability, to feed the hungry, to bring clean water – in our own little way, we want to create a little heaven right here on earth; to leave a legacy of that heaven for the generations to come, so they keep on living the dream of creating the little heaven in their time, for their time ahead.”
Prem Rawat, at London WAF Awards Ceremony 2014
Your VOTE decides the winners of the 2016 Water Air Food Awards!
We received 175 applications in water, air and food security, from 5 continents. The WAFA independent committee of sustainability experts has chosen the top 9 finalists.
Read their inspiring stories and VOTE on your favorite to decide the 3 winners of the WAF Awards 2016, who will be globally celebrated in Beijing on the 5th of November!
We are WAFA
The Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards. Our mission is to acknowledge and promote individuals and organisations all over the world that implement sustainable projects to secure water, clean air and food, and empower local communities.
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The 4th WAF Awards Event is about sharing solutions that are proven to work, and can be scaled to solve global problems and secure clean water, air and food for all.
As a non-profit volunteer organisation we need your help to make it happen. Your donations will cover the event production costs and make sure the winners get on stage and the world sees their life-changing solutions.
Celebrate outstanding pioneers
The WAF Awards ceremony is a yearly celebration of exceptional pioneers and their life changing solutions to global problems. It is our honor to present them to the world in a magnificent event.
The 2015 WAF Awards Ceremony was hosted by Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Apply to WAF Awards 2016
The call for applications to the 4th Humanitarian WAF Awards is open between April 22 and June 26 to individuals and organisations developing sustainable projects to secure water, air and food for communities in need.
Since 2010, WAFA honors water, air and food pioneers all over the world.
The call for applications to the 2016 WAF Awards is now closed. Following the campaign, we have received 172 applications from Africa, Asia, America, Europe and Oceania — the highest number of applications since the launch of the WAF Awards in 2008. Thank you to all the applicants from around the globe — the competition for the best sustainable initiative begins now!
WAFA’s role models of sustainability are its patrons and the continuous work they do for making this world a better place. Since 2006, The Prem Rawat Foundation serves 100,000 hot meals to children and ailing adults in India, Nepal and Ghana, through its Food for People Program (FPP).
President Tina Lindgreen and representative for Italy Dr. Silvia Ficini (MD) are currently visiting, Jordan at the invitation of WAFA patron HRH princess Basma bint Ali of Jordan, to identify potential candidates to the 2016 WAF Awards and new opportunities for collaboration.
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