Postcards from the Field


Young Vietnamese woman speaks to elderly Vietnamese women with a small handwashing device in between them

Women's initiatives in Vietnam ensuring no one is left behind in the fight against COVID-19

Posted on Monday, October 12, 2020 02:06 PM

Women’s Union officers handing over Labobo Handwashing device to local households in Ha Tinh (Ngo Dinh Le Dung – Senior Program Officer, WOBA Vietnam )

The outbreak...

Woman with a disability demonstrates difficulty in collecting water, sits on chair, filling up bottle from a large green tank

Hanson's story: a multi-dimensional struggle and the importance of WASH during a global pandemic

Posted on Friday, October 09, 2020 02:27 PM

Hanson collecting water, demonstrating the challenges people with disabilities face when collecting water, especially without adequate access to appropriate assistive...

A man turns on a tap at a newly installed metal public handwashing station

Keeping the public safe: SNV and partners deliver 77 tap points for handwashing and drinking

Posted on Thursday, October 01, 2020 08:20 PM

District Governor using the accessible handwashing station at the Punakha Dzong entrance  (SNV in Bhutan/Tashi Dorji)


Rapid and collaborative response...

Young school girl washes her hands carefully at a handwashing station at school

Handwashing: a critical starting point for healthy communities and a first response to a crisis

Posted on Friday, September 25, 2020 04:47 PM

The sudden and rapid onset of COVID-19 globally was met with great anxiety in Solomon Islands where a weak and under-resourced health system, coupled with shortages of locally...

Group of hospital workers washing their hands at a long steel handwashing station

No one left behind: Building capacity of all in healthcare facilities in Myanmar

Posted on Friday, September 25, 2020 04:28 PM


In five townships in the Ayeyarwaddy Region of Myanmar, WaterAid is promoting adequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and infection prevention and control (IPC) as...

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