A handpump is to a safe water system what a propeller is to an airline: essential but not enough
We rely on complex systems, but we are "systems blind"
To celebrate World Toilet Day, let’s talk sanitation systems not just toilets.
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Hygiene cost effectiveness study in Bhutan
The SuperAmma approach to improve handwashing behaviour was used for the first time in Bhutan. It is now part of the national programme.
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A photo story about the water challenges facing the people of Banfora in Burkina Faso.
New SWA portal supports practical implementation of Building Blocks and Collaborative Behaviours.
Le vendredi 5 octobre 2018, la commune de Banfora, au sud-ouest du Burkina Faso a franchi une...
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Delivering good water, sanitation and hygiene services not just to a few people for a while but to everyone forever requires a fundamental shift in the way we all think and work together.
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We support national governments to lead development processes and direct funding to where it is most effective and needed.
When we stop asking how much it costs to dig a well and start asking how much it costs to provide access to drinking water forever, everything changes.
No matter how good the infrastructure is, if it isn't hygienically used and operated, people's lives and health will not be improved.
Around the world, fewer than one in three people have access to adequate sanitation. We want to change that.
Water security is about ensuring that people have sustainable access to unpolluted water to meet their needs.
It's not just what you know, it's what you do with that knowledge that matters. Doing monitoring better and making it count is our focus.
IRC-supported commune in Burkina Faso promises water and sanitation for everyone by 2030.
"I am bored with this work", my friend, WASH, confided. I recommended him not to waste his mid-life crisis.