Postcards from the Field


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...

an awareness-raising session to bring about a more equal distribution of WASH and domestic labour in a community in Timor-Leste

A strong partnership to boost access to WASH services by balancing gender roles in Timor-Leste

Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 04:08 PM

GFFTL deliver an awareness-raising session to bring about a more equal distribution of WASH and domestic labour. (WaterAid Timor-Leste)


The first lady of Timor-Leste...

A Papua New Guinean woman sits with community members outside talking

Cecilia is promoting resilient WASH in the islands region of Papua New Guinea

Posted on Sunday, March 14, 2021 03:51 PM

Known as ‘mother’ in the communities she works, Cecilia is a respected and influential advocate for improved water and sanitation in New Ireland and Bougainville....

A standing woman pours water into the hands of a seated woman washing her hands as part of a demonstration to a circle of people sitting on a hilltop

System Strengthening: resetting local WASH governance in rural Nepal

Posted on Saturday, March 13, 2021 03:23 PM

Diverse, cohesive and socially inclusive communities are naturally more resilient, including to shocks from a changing climate and they are more likely to have effective and sustainable...

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