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Camari Koto (centre) and members of the WASH project research team in Vanuatu standing together for a group photo in Manples informal settlement. Camari is wearing a bright blue and yellow dress and everyone is smiling at the camera.

From Suva to Port Vila: Researcher exchanges accelerating SDG6 progress in Melanesian Pacific

Posted on Thursday, March 07, 2024 12:06 PM

In 2023, Camari Koto (centre) travelled from her home campus in Suva to USP Emalus campus in Vanuatu for the 'south south' researcher exchange (IWC / Benny Ruosso)

In 2023,...

A woman stands beside a newly installed water tank in a rural village in Fiji, she is looking at the camera and smiling

Women at the centre of inclusive water and WASH in Fiji

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 05:24 PM

Through Habitat for Humanity’s Water for Women project, the inclusion of women within community planning activities and school engagements has fostered more equitable and...

A rural Fijian checks his villages water supply.

Strong water committees equals strong WASH communities in Fiji and Solomon Islands

Posted on Friday, March 18, 2022 10:51 AM

A rural Fijian checks his village's water supply (International WaterCentre / Diana Gonzalez) 


It’s a thumbs up for this dam in rural Fiji, where community-based...

Ovini Nawalu using a tippy tap he made at Namuniwaqa Village School

Tapping into better hygiene in Fiji's schools and villages

Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 01:02 PM

The tippy tap takeover

A simple do-it-yourself tap is improving hygiene in Fiji’s schools and villages.

Water for Women partner in Fiji, Habitat for Humanity, has been teaching...

A Fijian woman is sitting inside and smiling at the camera, she is a village health worker

Mere from Malevu: rising to the challenge to protect her community against COVID-19

Posted on Thursday, March 11, 2021 02:48 PM

When the threat of COVID-19 was growing, Mere was mobilising to protect her community! As a health worker in Malevu village, she undertook training with our partner...

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