Impact Cockpit

The bank Lombard Odier and A2W are partners in ‘Crystal Note’.

The Lombard Odier Group has launched an impact investment product: ‘Crystal Note’, in partnership with Access To Water, to support access to quality water to those living in water-stressed rural areas in Senegal.

By the end of 2022, the aim is to provide 83,500 people with 2 litres of water per day free of charge and on a permanent basis, i.e. 167,000 litres of water per day and almost 61 million litres per year.

To achieve this, A2W is installing small water treatment systems in health posts, schools and women’s groups, which will generate the following impacts for the beneficiaries:

Improved health, through the reduction of illnesses caused by brackish, polluted or infected water.

Improvement of the local economy by reducing absenteeism from work due to illnesses caused by drinking unsafe water and by creating jobs in the project.

Improved local quality of life, thereby reducing rural-urban migration.

Reducing the ecological footprint of water consumption by eliminating disposable plastic bottles and reducing transport by producing safe drinking water at consumption sites.

Situation on 15 March 2023

2022: More than 90,000 people have new access to free drinking water.
2023: a new project starts in 40 schools in regions with severe water stress. More information will be available by the end of the summer!

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Next update: April 15, 2023

Forecast distribution of water point

Forecast people with access to 2 lit./day of free drinking water


Forecast water treatment Units with Crystal Note project

Sokhna Ibrahina Sale

"With this treasure that you have just brought to us, we will no longer have the recurrent worries about the quality of the water in our Health Post. The whole team thanks you.

Mrs Sokhna Ibrahina Sale
Midwife of the Dendoudy health post, Senegal.
12 April 2021

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