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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...

Two women are standing outdoors in Indonesia smiling at the camera, one is holding a young boy

Nature-based solutions are transforming communities in Indonesia

Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 05:50 PM

In a COVID-19 and climate change-affected world, women’s access to sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) has never been more important. That is why Australia...

A disabled man in a rural village in Pakistan is sitting on his mobility device and smiling at the camera

Small steps create big change for Wazir and his family in Pakistan

Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 04:32 PM

Sometimes it is small, simple steps that can have a big impact on the health and wellbeing of a family. When Wazir met the IRC team in village Krapa in Pakistan, they...

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