Three reporters from Kenya, Pakistan and Vietnam were awarded the 2017 World Water Week Journalist Grant. They travelled to Stockholm to report from the conference.

The grant winners were Sylvia Chebet from Kenya, Farahnaz Zahidi from Pakistan and Nhat Pham from Vietnam. Below you can read their stories on World Water Week.

Sylvia Chebet (Kenya)

Farahnaz Zahidi (Pakistan)

Nhat Pham (Vietnam)

All three show a deep interest in water and water-related issues, and prove that journalism can be used as a tool for positive change.

Close to a hundred journalists sought the opportunity to report from World Water Week with SIWI’s Journalist Grant this year. Several weeks of reading, listening to, and watching impressive stories on water and water-related issues led to the selection of three highly qualified reporters for this year’s Grant.