Water

4/19/16

Proper Hygiene Prevents Disease Outbreak

Desh Kumar Ghale inconveniently hops down the stairs as he makes his way home. He pulls his traditional Nepali stool and sits in his quadrangle where his nephews hustle in a playful manner. His oldest niece accompanies Desh as she pulls out another stool and sits beside him.

3/29/16

Ethiopia Drought: We can be the answer to untold prayers

In recent days we’ve been hit with a seemingly ceaseless cycle of disastrous news – from the terrorist attacks in Belgium and Pakistan to the protracted crisis in Syria.

3/17/16

Working with National Government for Lasting Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Schools

With ambitions to create change at a national level for the benefit of Kenya’s schoolchildren, the SWASH+ project has focused on research and advocacy on the benefits of school WASH, and later, on solutions to keeping these services in place.

3/17/16

Policy Learning Partner (PLP)

In contrast to the more “us vs. them” stance of traditional advocacy models, the policy learning partner (PLP) approach to policy change starts with the position that government is not an external agent to be influenced by facts and findings but a partner and collaborator for a common cause.

3/17/16

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and Gender Equity Work Improve Lives in Northern Ghana

In order to meet the interconnected socio-economic needs of poor communities in Ghana’s Upper West Region, CARE began implementing the WA-WASH project in 2012. Overall, WA-WASH Ghana had six intervention areas:

3/1/16

Building Demand for Sanitation Marketing

Most rural villagers in Ghana’s Upper West region had never considered installing a toilet.

3/1/16

A Way Forward

Baby Yelfaabasoglo vividly remembers the day three years ago when her children were chased from school because their school fees weren’t paid. It nearly broke her heart. She simply couldn’t afford the cost.

2/29/16

Marking the End to Open Defecation

It was a day to celebrate big change in Nandom, a town in Ghana’s Upper West region, and mark a concluding milestone for a successful USAID-funded West Africa Water Supply, Sanitation & Hygiene (WA-WASH) program, implemented by CARE.

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