See it happen

Akvo’s tools are used by hundreds of organisations around the world from small local NGOs to national governments and multilateral aid organisations. Below is a snapshot of what’s going on across the network of organisations using our tools right now.

You can find out about our core partners and the main programmes we support on our partners page or browse all the projects and organisations currently on Akvo RSR.

This page will be expanded significantly over the next few months, with more in-depth data.

Data collected with Akvo tools

  • Akvo RSR

    • Projects:

      4793
    • Number of updates:

      20789
    • Organisations Using RSR:

      4428
    • Project Budgets:

      € 37.643billion
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    How is this data collected? Automatically from the Akvo RSR database via the RSR API

    How often is this data refreshed? Every four hours.

  • Akvo Flow

    • Surveys Created:

      18418
    • Data Points:

      5,250million
    • Devices:

      33299
    • Organisations using FLOW:

      258
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    How is this data collected? Manually, via a script run on the Google App Enging FLOW instances.

    How often is this data refreshed? Monthly.

RSR: Latest project updates

  • RSR Update

    MDU prototype version 2

    • by  Henock Belete Asfaw
    • Since the first time we tested the MDU, some important changes have made based on the recommendations from the first testing. The changes include the addition of safety components in a vacuum system which has been the main sludge pumping mechanism option. The second thing is the mobility issue with the two-wheeled tractor. Though this has been a great idea, it faces the user friendliness with heavy mobility challenges, low speed, needs not only two people to operate but more people needed. Difficult to maneuver like crossing busy roads, bumpy roads especially when the tank is full. Hence; the two-wheel tractor is replaced by a 4 wheel-tractor as shown in the picture.

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  • RSR Update

    Partners meet at project site

    • by  Reinilde Eppinga
    • SNV and Greenergia K Ltd and their supporting organisation Illumina Africa met at the peninsula at Rare Beach Kisumu to discuss first steps and assess the site and equipment. Together with Deltares, the partners will work towards pellet production from water hyacinth and other locally available wastes for an adoption trial during which the local community will trial the use of the fuel-pellets in combination with improved cookstoves; gasifier stoves. In the weeks leading upto the meeting Greenergia started harvesting water hyacinth manually and a heap of dried water hyacinth was awaiting us. This will be used as raw material for the first samples of fuel-pellets. The companies are now focused on getting the water hyacinth harvester water-ready awaiting arrival of the water hyacinth in the bay.

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  • RSR Update

    Fingerlings Procurement from commercial hatchery for further culture onsite

    • by  mark yeboah-agyepong
    • The fish species considered for culture under SaniFish project is African catfish (Clarias gariepinus).The fingerlings for the project were supplied by GalaFarm, a private commercial hatchery farm located at Offinso near Kumasi (about 45 minutes drive to our project site).The key challenges encountered during the fingerlings procurement included scarcity in getting the appropriate quality, quantity and sizes of fingerlings. Among some of the reasons given for this fingerlings scarcity were high customers demand for their products and effect of climatic changes on hatchability of their fish eggs (farmers claim they have low hatchability rate during dry seasons - December and January in Ghana). This led to the inability of the commercial fingerlings suppliers to meet our order for 5000 fingerlings proposed for stocking into three wastewater-fed ponds: second facultative ponds, first and second maturation ponds (MP’s) of the waste stabilization pond. The supplier was able to deliver only a total of 2000fingerlings (5g average weight) which could be stocked into two wastewater-fed ponds: first and second MP’s. We propose to produce our own fingerlings as part of our future plans. The procured fingerlings were received into enclosed onsite concrete tanks constructed on the project site at Chirapatre Estate.The fingerlings will be further cultured in the onsite concrete tanks until they reach a desired weight (approx 40g) before they are transferred into the treated wastewater-fed ponds for growing out.

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