Connecting You(th) on Water Issues!


Welcome to YouKnoW!

(Youth-driven Knowledge in Water) platform

A new initiative by the Water Youth Network

What is YouKnoW?

A new virtual space for collaboration founded on collective wisdom towards today’s water challenges. It is a web-based interactive world map where organizations and projects can showcase their work.
Thus, just with the click of a mouse anyone can get information on youth projects and youth organisations aiming to solve water issues.

If you want to learn more about YouKnoW please read our [button color=”btn-info” size=”btn-lg” link=”” icon=”” ipos=”icon-left” target=”_blank” ]Community Guide[/button]

Why participate in YouKnoW?

  • Share your successful and innovative water practices and activities with a worldwide community.

  • Communicate stories, challenges or advice from your project to the world.

  • Get more visibility around the world and be sure to be mentioned in presentations and reports about youth activities in the water sector.

Those are just a few benefits, please read our Community Guide to get to know more about the advantages of signing up to YouKnoW!

How to get involved?

Its super easy! Just watch the video we provided before and then click here:  Get in the map!

Create an account and submit your project or organization!

Suggest us Youth Projects to add on the map

Meet the YouKnoW! platform


Our Team

The YouKnoW team comprises a vibrant and dynamic group consistently working on the management, development and promotion of the platform. Our team is lead by our coordinators and  structured into six (6) Line of Actions (LOAs):

1.LoA 1 :Map development

2.LoA 2 :Usability improvement

3.LoA 3: Tool development

4.LoA 4: Communication + Events

5.LoA 5: Offline usage and capacity building

6.LoA 6- Database management


YouKnoW! platform team structure

YouKnoW in Action

Building a community is important to us. You can also find us at regional and international water and water related events, sharing and disseminating information on the platform.  

During 2017/2018 we presented booths at:

Follow our blogs from these events and look out for YouKnoW at your next water conference!

New Map & Tools

With the award of DUPC & MISK funding we are currently working to update the Map with new features and  improved accessibility and  usability of the  database. Plans including the development  of YouKnoW supporting tools:

  1. The Ideas Incubator; for those who would like to start a new idea and seek for strategic partners
  2. The Research Lab; displays information of up to date technology developed in specific topics
  3. The Strategic Forums; a space to exchange ideas and work in a collaborative way

We want your feedback!!!

To improve our platform we would love to get your feedback on the functionality and usability of the map. Send us an email at and let us know what you think.

If you want to enjoy the advantages of joining YouKnoW!, you can click here:

YouKnoW platform!