This water project has been founded in honour of Dennis Bouva (1982-2007), an inspiring and beautiful human being who always sought for a better world.
Thanks to all the members of the DBF Foundation for their ongoing commitment, especially:
Baba Rakotondranaivo Lovaharivelo
Randrianambinina Raoul Sileny
Sara de Wit
This project would have been impossible without the generous financial and mental support from:
Protestante gemeente Westzaan
De Noorderkerk in Zaandam
Bonifatiuskerk in Zaandam
De Vrije Universiteit (Free University) Amsterdam
All personal donations from generous individuals
OZLO accountants, Oostzaan
Studio K, Amsterdam
The technical design and expertise of social enterprise Bushproof - who designed the Canzee hand pump - has been indispensable. It has been a great joy to work with the technical team over the years. Special thanks go to: Samson Armand and José Randriarimanana Ratoson.
Special thanks to the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography (SAME) at Oxford University for rewarding this project with a Special Impact Grant, which was used for the construction and translation of this website.
Also thanks to Dr. Sandra Evers (Madagascar expert, Free University) for her expertise and insipirational teaching.
Text website: Sara de Wit and Carole Rabemanantsoa
French and Malagasy translation: Carole Rabemanantsoa
English translation: Sara de Wit
Evaluation research: Caroline Seagle
Do you have any questions or remarks? Please contact us via e-mail.