#water and sanitation

  • Article: This Community-Led Approach Empowers Villages to End Open Defecation

    This Community-Led Approach Empowers Villages to End Open Defecation

    From WSSCC|July 1, 2019

    "Community triggering" awakens Madagascar villages to the benefits of open defecation free status. Read more

  • Article: These Design Ideas Could Lead to a Better Toilet for Sub-Saharan Africa

    These Design Ideas Could Lead to a Better Toilet for Sub-Saharan Africa

    Nov. 19, 2018

    Every flush sends about 6 to 16 liters of fresh water to wastewater treatment center. Read more

  • Article: These Tweens Used Origami to Raise Millions for Global Water Access

    These Tweens Used Origami to Raise Millions for Global Water Access

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 16, 2018

    The Adams sisters’ origami ornaments raised $1.5 million. Read more

  • Article: Lack of School Toilets Puts 620 Million Children in Danger Worldwide

    Lack of School Toilets Puts 620 Million Children in Danger Worldwide

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 16, 2018

    Children at one in three schools lack access to proper toilets Read more

  • Article: Women in India Face Health Problems and Other Risks as the Rivers Grow Saltier

    Women in India Face Health Problems and Other Risks as the Rivers Grow Saltier

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 31, 2018

    Women are drinking, bathing, and working in saltier water as a result of climate change. Read more

  • Article: Experts Warn That Universal Access to Water Is Off Track

    Experts Warn That Universal Access to Water Is Off Track

    By Sydni Brecher|June 26, 2018

    Turning toilet talk into action. Read more

  • Article: Why Clean Water Is So Critical for Women and Girls Everywhere

    Why Clean Water Is So Critical for Women and Girls Everywhere

    By David Brand|April 12, 2018

    It's a basic human rights issues that impacts women and girls the most. Read more

  • Video: This Start-Up Is Helping Growing Cities Deal With Poop Problems

    This Start-Up Is Helping Growing Cities Deal With Poop Problems

    By David Brand|April 11, 2018

    Sanergy gives cities the vocabulary and the tools to tackle poop. Read more