WAFA’s mission is to identify and promote outstanding sustainability entrepreneurs in the area of water, air, and food worldwide. These “silent heroes” beat the odds to develop breakthrough solutions for the poor and forgotten.
Our Selection Committee of international experts evaluates and certifies these projects. They can be scaled and replicated in partnership with individuals and organizations throughout the world.
Since 2010, WAFA has bestowed 14 Awards to silent heroes from Canada, China, Haiti India, Ireland Jordan Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.
Award-winners were chosen from 33 finalists from a group of 74 pre-selected candidates among 401 applicants from 82 countries on 4 continents.
WAFA Silent Heroes