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The 4th Kyoto World Water Grand Prize
Recipient of the 4th Kyoto World Water Grand Prize Decided

The JWF awards the 4th Kyoto World Water Grand Prize to an organization involved in grass-roots activities dealing with water problems, which may serve as a model for others.
During the application period from August 1 to October 24, we received 110 applications from 37 countries. As a result of the final screening, it was decided that the 4th Kyoto Water Grand Prize would be awarded to the Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO), Nepal. The award ceremony will be held at the 7th World Water Forum.

Outline of the 4th Kyoto World Water Grand Prize
Organizer Japan Water Forum
Co-organizer World Water Council
Sponsors Japanese private companies which are interested in contributing to solving water related issues.
- SHIMADZU CORPORATION
- Kajima Corporation
- Taisei Corporation
- TOKEN C.E.E Consultants Co., Ltd.
- KAWAI SAKUSEN KOGYO CO., LTD
- PACIFIC CONSULTANTS CO., LTD.
- Bruce Travel co., ltd.
Application period August 1 ~ October 24, 2014
Applicants 110 applications from 37 countries
Prize Grand Prize: 1 organization (2 million JPY to 1 organization)
The prize should be used by the winning organization. The winning organization is requested to explain how it plans to use the prize at the awards ceremony.
Prize Winner
Name Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO)
Country Nepal
City Kathmandu
Sponsors Established in 1990, ENPHO is a service-oriented, scientific, national non-governmental organization that envisages contributing in sustainable community development by combining research and actions through the integrated programs in the areas of environment and public health. With the vision of creating eco-societies and mission of developing and promoting appropriate technologies to enable societies become eco-friendly, ENPHO has been working with the community and institutions in coordination with government bodies.
ENPHO runs a government accredited laboratory and promotes eco-friendly technologies such as SODIS, ECOSAN toilets, Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) systems, bio-sand filter (BSF) promotion and waste water treatment through reed bed systems.
Website http://www.enpho.org/
Photos of the activity
  • ´┐╝(Left) Construction of Anaerobic Baffled Reactor(ABR) for fecal sludge treatment.
  • (Right) Construction of child-friendly hand washing platform
Other finalists
Organization Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum (LRWHF)
Country Sri Lanka City Pelawatta
Website http://lankarainwater.org/
Organization Regional Institute of Appropriate Small-Scale Agriculture (IRPAA )
Country Brazil City Juazeiro
Website http://www.irpaa.org/
Organization Teuk Saat 1001
Country Cambodia City Phnom Penh
Website http://www.1001fontaines.com/en
Organization VOICELESS ORPHAN TASKFORCE UGANDA (VOTU)
Country Uganda City Kampala
Website http://www.voicelessorphan.org.ug/index.php/Extravaganza-2009/

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