Being able to drink high-quality water is a privilege that depends on the rigorous control systems we do not see. However, we would not be able to live without them. A reflection on the quality of drinking water raises our awareness of its vulnerability and of the high cost of wasting and polluting it.
The short film by Bertrand Ndukong, winner of the We Art Water Film Festival 3 in the micro-fiction category, denounces the harsh reality of millions of African women who, due to the lack of access to water, need to make the most of the little water they are able to carry with the risks this implies for their safety, health and education.
Maximize takes place in Cameroon, one of the countries with the greatest climate contrasts in the world. One “miniature Africa” that shows us the range of water access problems suffered by the inhabitants of the continent.
The We Are Water Foundation collaborates with the Vicente Ferrer Foundation promoting the installation of photovoltaic panels to operate the pumps that draw water from the subsoil and distribute it in a drip irrigation system. The goal is to revolutionize the farming productivity and water management in the Anantapur and Kurnool regions, some of the poorest areas hit by desertification and threatened by climate change.
Food security depends on water. Agriculture is the human activity that consumes more water. The end of hunger on earth depends on the water management we carry out, this being one of the biggest challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals. The projects of the Foundation that help small farmers are examples of the roadmap to follow.
It was much more than just a gala. The third edition of the We Art Water Film Festival presented its awards in an event that showed the strong viral potential of awareness and solidarity. A window to the world of water and sanitation that has reached its maturity and has become a key reference in audiovisual art.
The world watches out for carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The excess gas is the main cause of global warming due to the greenhouse effect. We will show you a video and a chart with conclusive data to understand the importance of the compliance of the Paris COP21 resolutions. Global warming worsens the lack of access to water and it increases droughts.
To run out of water in our flask or to do the washing up in a river are for most of us small anecdotes when we go hiking. Millions of people experience this every day. The musician and actor Joan Dausà, new friend of the We Are Water Foundation, reminds us of this in his message.
The short film by Azadeh Deghani, winner of the We Art Water Film Festival 3in the category of micro-animation, shows with tenderness how an ecological disaster can be an emotional blow that leaves a wound in our memory.
The drying up of Lake Urmia, similar to that of the Aral Sea, is a lesson we need to learn. The main character in Childish blue gives us a clue.