Postcards from the Field


Isabel, a mother from Papua New Guinea is smiling at the camera in front of lush green plants

The difference that reusable pads have made to the life of Isabel and her eight daughters

Posted on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:58 AM

With a big family and a small income an enterprising mother in Papua New Guinea has found a way to supply her eight daughters with the sanitary napkins she could not afford to...

A Solomon Islands University researcher is sharing picture cards with a community member in a table outdoors to help understand behaviours around management of child faeces

Behaviour-Centred Design research methods for safe interventions in child faeces management

Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2021 01:28 PM

Solomon Islands National University Researchers, including Sheilla Funobo (below) and Patishadel Jonah interviewed community participants to understand routines, motives...

A man in a wheelchair is speaking to an audience in a hall, there are large photos around him for an exhibition about

Water and Sanitation for all - understanding perspectives for inclusive WASH in Vanuatu

Posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 01:41 PM

Nineteen year old James is a passionate advocate for people with disabilities, whose voices all too often go unheard when it comes to accessing Water, Sanitation and...

A woman in India is helping to lay a pipe in dug out ground, with machinery and people in the background

After 40 long years, Valmiki Colony is working together to improve water supply for its community

Posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 09:59 AM

“CFAR made us realise that it is within our capacity to secure safe water for our families,” says Manju. Valmiki Colony is 40 years old, and in all that time, they...

A group of school girls in the Solomon Islands are laughing and smiling together against a wall of their school. They wear blue uniforms and look very happy

It takes a village: how the Aruligo school community rallied to improve their water supply

Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 06:04 PM

The students at Aruligo school are pretty happy with the changes at their school! When we all work together, great things can happen, with the help of Water for Women...

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