Entries by Aisha

2015 in retrospect

Before the novelty of the New Year wears off, we decided to pause and reflect on the past twelve months. In 2015, we brought clean water to an estimated 147,000 people in 39 villages across rural Asia thanks to alliances with some amazing partners – the Coutts Foundation, CITIC Envirotech, UNICEF Cambodia, Prince Albert II of […]

Field Notes for November and December 2015

 Cambodia From the post-project monitoring and evaluation activities of previous projects, delivered under the Community Water Enterprise (CWE) programme in Cambodia, we identified the inability (of the water management committee and water entrepreneur) to raise demand levels of bottled water as a key challenge to the financial sustainability of the water service delivery. As such, […]

Ending Poverty by 2030

On 25th September 2015, more than 150 world leaders gathered at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit to celebrate the accomplishments and review the shortfalls over the past 15 years, and to renew their commitment to end poverty. This renewed commitment was translated into seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with 169 targets set to address […]

Field Notes for September and October 2015

Cambodia The construction of 9 Community Water Treatment Plants in selected communes (refer here to previous field notes for more details) was completed in October, with all plants passing water quality tests based on local drinking water standards. This follows the completion of September’s training of the entrepreneurs and community water management committees, which focused […]

Save The Wave: Students Design a Game to Raise Water Awareness

This contributed blog post is the result of a partnership between Lien AID and Year Two Advertising & Public Relations students from the School of Film & Media Studies at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Students Geena Hui, Nurul Natasha, Benjamin Sim, Lisa Leong, and Shee Wen Shin contributed to create this. Lien AID thanks these students for […]

Field Notes for March, 2015

Singapore: Celebrating World Water Day 2015 with #The Water Machine                   Every year, the Singapore Public Utilities Board (PUB) celebrates Singapore World Water Day with community partners throughout the month of March. This year, the main event on 21 March was staged together with partners from both […]

Fifteen Completed Treatment Plants Transferred to Local Cambodians

On Thursday, March 26th Lien AID and UNICEF handed over 15 recently completed water treatment project sites at an event in Tbong Khmum province, Cambodia. The completed water treatment plants and associated infrastructure are now owned by the local communities. The project sites in Prey Veng Province, Kampong Cham Province and Tbong Khmum Province were a collaboration […]

Field Notes for January and February, 2015

Every month we share updates on recent work from our offices around Asia. This month’s Field Notes has updates from the three countries we work in: China, Cambodia, and Singapore. China: On January 30th in Guizhou Province Lien AID, held project management training for six Student Village Officers whose projects have been selected for implementation […]