#WASH

  • Article: Period Poverty Causes Girls in the UK to Skip Out on Sports & Extracurriculars
    Water & Sanitation

    Period Poverty Causes Girls in the UK to Skip Out on Sports & Extracurriculars

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 8, 2019

    Not being able to afford pads can have lasting effects for years to come. Read more

  • Article: These Eco-Toilets Could Help South Africa Eradicate Pit Latrines
    Water & Sanitation

    These Eco-Toilets Could Help South Africa Eradicate Pit Latrines

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 7, 2019

    They’re eco-friendly, affordable, and don’t require much water. Read more

  • Article: 16 Million FEMA Water Bottles in Puerto Rico Expired Before Anyone Could Drink Them
    Water & Sanitation

    16 Million FEMA Water Bottles in Puerto Rico Expired Before Anyone Could Drink Them

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 5, 2019

    An expert says it doesn’t make sense. Read more

  • Article: These Students Created a Game-Changing Device for Reusable Menstrual Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    These Students Created a Game-Changing Device for Reusable Menstrual Pads

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 29, 2019

    Cleans Right uses solar energy to sterilize cloth pads and make them safer to use. Read more

  • Article: More Than 100,000 Iraqis Were Hospitalized Due to Unsafe Drinking Water in 2018
    Water & Sanitation

    More Than 100,000 Iraqis Were Hospitalized Due to Unsafe Drinking Water in 2018

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 24, 2019

    Human Rights Watch released a new report that investigates Basra’s water crisis. Read more

  • Article: This Green Device Could Bring Power and Clean Water to the World's Most Vulnerable
    Water & Sanitation

    This Green Device Could Bring Power and Clean Water to the World's Most Vulnerable

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|July 23, 2019

    If researchers can make the new technology affordable and scalable, the prospects look promising. Read more

  • Article: New Hampshire Passes Teen's Bill to Offer Free Period Products in Schools
    Water & Sanitation

    New Hampshire Passes Teen's Bill to Offer Free Period Products in Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 19, 2019

    All public schools will be required to provide free tampons and pads next year. Read more

  • Article: This South African Woman Invented a Toilet That Uses Just Half-a-Litre of Water to Flush
    Water & Sanitation

    This South African Woman Invented a Toilet That Uses Just Half-a-Litre of Water to Flush

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 19, 2019

    “Our toilet uses so little water that even rural communities could use it.” Read more