Water

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.

2/26/16

Creating Space for Women to Participate Provides Mutual Benefits

It’s another hot and humid August morning in Ghana’s Upper West region.

2/25/16

Breaking Out of Traditional Gender Roles

Change is taking place in the Upper West region of Ghana.

2/23/16

Building Local Knowledge is Key to Solving Sanitation Problem in Ghana

The deadline for the world to meet its Millennium Development Goals is just months away, yet in Ghana, while the country is on track to meet its 77 percent safe water source goal it is coming up short for reaching 53.5 percent improved sanitation access.

2/11/16

Risking your life everyday just for water

Even before the conflict started, collecting water was a risky business. Most water points in the area consist of little more than open wells and it was not uncommon that women or children would fall down them while trying to collect water, injuring themselves, or even worse, dying.

9/10/15

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.

6/12/15

Youth of Yemen: Being the change Yemen wants to see

“We will not run away and give up on our country. We will survive this war, and help bring change to Yemen.”

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