Catastrophic Cyclone Idai

22 March, 2019 | Amie Nevin
Categories: Mozambique, Safe Water

Considered one of the most severe tropical cyclones to hit the Southern Hemisphere, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall at the port city of Biera, Mozambique on Thursday 14th March. Winds were reported to have exceeded 177km/h (106mph), leaving a trail of devastation as it moved inland. In its wake, Idai devastated critical infrastructure in the… Read the full article >





Issuances in Eritrea!

12 June, 2018 | Ilona
Categories: Eritrea, Safe Water

In the last month, borehole projects in the country of Eritrea have credited over 133,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent saved! The equivalent in weight is 88 fully grown Blue Wales, the largest mammal on Earth, or 1683 heavily laden Boeing 737’s! The projects in the areas of Zoba Maekel and Zoba Debub, Eritrea generate emissions… Read the full article >


A New Beginning in Zimbabwe

10 May, 2018 | Thomas Urry
Categories: Safe Water, Zimbabwe

Since Summer 2017, CO2balance has been exploring the possibility of starting a programme of borehole rehabilitation and maintenance in Zimbabwe. Almost a year after this research began, the idea is finally coming to fruition, with a partnership having been struck up with Diocese of Mutare Community Care Programme (DOMCCP). DOMCCP is an experienced local NGO… Read the full article >



Gender-Sensitive Local Stakeholder Consultation Meeting

2 March, 2018 | Grace Ayoo
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

On the 16th of January 2018, co2balance’s Lango Safe Water project carried out another Local Stakeholder Consultation meeting in Apala sub-county, Alebtong District. This was held to mark the launch of the Gender-sensitive Methodology as a requirement by Gold Standard. This comes with the need for inclusion of gender-sensitive guidelines for the Lango projects in… Read the full article >


Pauline Vialatte’s Visit to Uganda

6 February, 2018 | Grace Ayoo
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

Following the recent partnership between Co2balance and EcoAct Group, a company that provides unique expertise in planning for and implementing positive change in response to climate and carbon challenges, we had the privilege of hosting their Consultant – Pauline Vialatte. Pauline who was visiting Uganda for the very first time had the chance to visit… Read the full article >


Growing Need for More Water

22 November, 2017 | Grace Ayoo
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

According to the Uganda Bureau of Standards, ‘Safe drinking water is water that is free from disease-causing organisms, toxic chemicals, color, smell, and unpleasant taste. In Uganda, safe drinking water is defined as water from a tap and piped water system, borehole, protected well or spring, rain water, or gravity flow schemes. Open water sources… Read the full article >


Tom’s First Visit to Uganda – Our Eastern & Northern Trip

16 July, 2017 | Grace Ayoo
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

Since the beginning of our Uganda projects in 2013, co2balance with the help of its partner Organisation WAACHA in Kaliro District and Project Officers in the Lango sub-region have continuously worked with the communities right from rehabilitating hand-pumped boreholes to maintaining them annually and doing reactive repairs when need arises. This has been done hand… Read the full article >