Water

6/22/17

WA-WASH: 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 implemented the WA-WASH project 2012-2015.

WA-WASH Ghana had six main intervention areas:

6/20/17

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

School Water, Sanitation and Hygiene plus Community Impact (SWASH+) is about finding sustainable and scalable solutions for school WASH in Kenya.

4/7/17

Somalia drought: When second-guessing costs lives

Two weeks ago, while traveling through Somaliland, a self-declared independent state in the north of Somalia, I heard many stories of drastic loss. One that stuck with me was an elderly woman who had lost over a hundred goats to the drought. I asked what we could do.

3/28/17

CARE: People in urgent need of life-saving assistance in Somalia yet to be reached

HARGEISA/NAIROBI (March 28, 2017) — Large areas of communities in urgent need of life-saving assistance in Somaliland and other regions of Somalia are yet to be reached by the emergency response, warns global poverty-fighting organization, CARE.  

1/17/17

New report: 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2016

CARE highlights ten neglected humanitarian crises around the world in latest report

1/10/17

CARE Applauds Congressional Passage of the Water for the World Act

Thanks to everyone who took action! 529 people submitted letters to congress through the CARE website.

December 2014 congress passed HR 2901, or the Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act.

6/1/16

Life After Ebola: Lisa Zayza's Story

“In my life, I have never wished for death before like I did when I lost my family. When I was discharged, I didn’t know what to feel; should I be happy that my son and I survived or sad that I lost my husband and two children.

5/27/16

Health risks of low water levels alleviated by water tanks and filters

Thi Mom, 47, has a lot of responsibility resting on her slim shoulders. The mother-of-four not only cares for her children and young grandchild but also for her husband, who has a disability which means he has been unable to walk for the past nine years.

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