#Water and Sanitation

  • Article: 1 Million Venezuelans Are Drinking Contaminated Water: Report

    1 Million Venezuelans Are Drinking Contaminated Water: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 22, 2019

    “When I drink the water, I feel repulsion.” Read more

  • Article: Nigerian Governors of Lagos and Plateau States Committed $175.8 Million Toward Water and Sanitation

    Nigerian Governors of Lagos and Plateau States Committed $175.8 Million Toward Water and Sanitation

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 16, 2019

    The states are taking open defecation seriously after Nigeria declared a state of emergency. Read more

  • Article: Governor of Lagos Pledges to Embed the 'Transformative Power of Toilets' in Policy-Making

    Governor of Lagos Pledges to Embed the 'Transformative Power of Toilets' in Policy-Making

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 9, 2019|RB

    Nigerian politician Babajide Sanwo-Olu said sanitation is a “defining issue” for him. Read more

  • Article: 4 Factors Driving the Water & Sanitation Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa

    4 Factors Driving the Water & Sanitation Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 7, 2019

    From lack of access to emergencies and disasters. Read more

  • Article: A Pandemic Killed My Great-Grandfather. Here's What We Need to Avoid Another.

    A Pandemic Killed My Great-Grandfather. Here's What We Need to Avoid Another.

    Sept. 17, 2019

    On the UN's first World Patient Safety Day, a cautionary tale. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Villagers Are Using 'Digital Wells' to Help Cope with Record Drought

    Kenyan Villagers Are Using 'Digital Wells' to Help Cope with Record Drought

    June 3, 2019|Voice of America

    The project has brought much-needed water closer to home for villagers. Read more

  • Article: Why Always Wants to Teach Girls and Boys About Puberty

    Why Always Wants to Teach Girls and Boys About Puberty

    May 28, 2019|P&G

    Educating people about periods is the key to building confidence in young girls. Read more

  • Article: In Parched South Africa, Water-Storing Football Fields Give Drought the Boot

    In Parched South Africa, Water-Storing Football Fields Give Drought the Boot

    May 9, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Teachers have noticed improvements in health and class attendance of students. Read more