Finalists 2018-05-28T12:28:31+00:00

WAFA 2016 Finalists

In response to WAFA’s call Earth Day.175 applicants from five continents submitted inspiring projects that secure water, air and food in their communities. The WAFA expert Selection Committee chose nine outstanding finalists.

School Water Kiosks – Empower the Community

By | March 10th, 2018|

WAFA finalist in 2016, “A Water Kiosk at School” project is a great example of the extraordinary results that can be obtained when two countries partner together. The International Transformation Foundation (ITF), a youth-led nonprofit organization [...]

TellSpec: Food Security in Consumer’s Hands

By | March 10th, 2018|

The problem Global competition has driven some suppliers to replace advertised food ingredients with cheaper and sometimes dangerous substitutes. A well-known example of this occurred in 2008, where it was discovered that milk in China [...]

Raised Hand Pumps Save Lives in India

By | March 10th, 2018|

The problem Floods are a recurrent problem in Uttar Pradesh, India. The result of torrential rainfall, typhoons, and broken dams during each rainy season, they often cause humanitarian emergencies: destroying houses, washing away land, [...]

Tobacco Crop Replacement: A Win-Win for China

By | March 10th, 2018|

The problem In China, tobacco cultivation has posed a dilemma. On one hand, it has fueled a multi-billion dollar industry, employing over 20 million farmers and providing major revenue to the government. On the [...]