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What is WAFA?
WAFA (Water Air Food Awards) is a forward-thinking NGO, headquartered in Copenhagen, that identifies and celebrates environmentally-savvy “silent heroes” around the world – people whose low-cost, high impact solutions (primarily in developing countries) are having a positive impact in their local communities.
Founded in 2008, WAFA is staffed by an international team of volunteers – academics, professionals and business leaders with a shared passion for a sustainable, healthy
WAFA supports United Nation’s Global Compact, signed EU Brussels’ Declaration Pledge to Peace, is a member of World Green Design Organization Brussels, and contributes to UN Sustainable Development Goals: #1, #2, #6, #7, #11, #12, #13, #15, #17.
WAFA recognizes and promotes sustainable solutions that ensure safe drinking water, clean air and food for all.
WAFA Award Celebrations
Over 30.000 rainwater harvesting systems installed in India – guaranteeing healthy water for households throughout the dry season.
745 solar ovens built and installed in Nicaragua – boosting family health and reducing deforestation.
345 women’s aquaculture businesses established in rural Nigeria – providing sustainable income and healthy food for the communities.
Established a wetland cleanup campaign, permaculture garden, water reduction pledges and water conservation projects.
Award Winners for Previous Years
Sustainability Entrepreneurs in the area of water, air, and food.
Their commitment strengthens us on our journey to abundant water, clean air & food for everyone
Our volunteers help make it happen! WAFA welcomes professional volunteers from every country.
Award Ceremony: The WAFA Award represents international credentials and exposure.
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What’s New at WAFA?
YOUTH CLIMATE AWARD
We are Excited About the Launch in February 2020 !
WAFA YOUTH 2018
WAFA Youth’s vision is to involve a whole generation of young people in changing the world
Las bombas manuales sobre plataformas elevadas salvan vidas en India El problema Las inundaciones son un problema recurrente en Uttar Pradesh, India. Cada año durante la época de lluvias, las lluvias torrenciales, tifones y la rotura de represas a menudo causan...
The Chiapas Water Project – Building Community in the South of Mexico The Problem Water is a chronic issue in Chiapas State, particularly among the indigenous Maya communities. Periodic drought impedes agriculture, threatening the livelihood of millions. The...
Tobacco Crop Replacement: A Win-Win for China 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...
“A more sustainable and peaceful world is something we all want. WAFA has an incredible potential. Collaborating with WAFA is a beautiful way to start creating a better world, and overall it makes me feel good”.