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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 access to funding and support.

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

10 Finalists for the annual WAFA Awards.

Voting is online, at www.wafaward.org, and promoted via international television, social media and organisational networks. The winner and runners-up will be announced at the WAFA2018 Celebrations a gala event held in a different country every year. The finalists are flown to the destination, provided with accommodation, and given an opportunity to present their initiatives to an élite 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 UBM 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 focussed 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!