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The WASHable project, a collaboration between Lancaster University (UK) and the University of Buea (Cameroon) and the Catholic University of Angola, is developing a research network that provides knowledge exchange and capacity building, addressing the need for African academic organisations to open their doors and work with, in and for their communities.

This forms the first community-based research network on water, sanitation and hygiene in sub-Saharan, and especially Francophone and Lusophone Africa, and is a steppingstone for longer and deeper research collaborations that will be strengthened and sustained.

We welcome African as well as other International organisations and individuals with interest in WASH and/or design, community engagement to join and contribute to our network.


Latest News:

Addressing Covid-19 Hand wash in Africa – Publication on low cost filter for household and community water in Africa

We are pleased to be able to share Prof. Kenneth Yongabi Anchang’s publication on ‘Addressing COVID-19 Hand Wash in Africa: Low Cost Moringa Sand Filter Hybrid Technology for Household and Community Water in Africa¬†‘. The publication is part of a book published by the African Union¬† on WASH and COVID19 in Africa. Below you can…

Talk by project team member in Bolivia for Wold Water day Celebration

Prof Kenneth Yongabi Anchang gave an invited talk at the Postgraduate Unit IQPAA – UMSA in Bolivia on ‘Changes, perspectives and optimising low-cost nature-driven technologies in water treatment in Africa‘, in celebration of the World water day. The video of the talk is available below.


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