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Two Vietnamese women inspecting a crop in a field

International Day of Rural Women Global Handwashing Day

Posted on Friday, October 15, 2021 03:27 PM

Ms Do Thi Dep (left), had the idea to “produce organic vegetables combined with drip irrigation technology and agricultural mulch to promote sustainable livelihoods...

A woman washing her hands with soap and water using a handwashing station, Bangladesh

Global Handwashing Day 2021

Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 01:55 PM

Handwashing with soap and water is a first line of defence against disease, including COVID-19, and vital for good health and wellbeing (photo: World Vision Bangladesh...

WASH club students raising their hands for inclusive water, sanitation and hygiene

From classroom to community: Solomon Islands students drive WASH improvements

Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 01:15 PM

Schools are at the heart of efforts to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in rural Solomon Islands.

In western Guadalcanal province, some 6,000 students are actively...

Women from Dandi Kot village in Buner district, Pakistan, carrying water vessels on their heads

LIFE changing attitudes rural women at the centre of WASH decision making in Pakistan

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

Ms. Gulzari, a mother-of-three, would spend up to 10 hours a day fetching water for her family in northern Pakistan.

Like many other residents of Dandi Kot Village in the Buner...

Deepak demonstrating correct handwashing procedure with community members at a handwashing station in Transport Nagar

Joining forces to improve WASH services in Jaipur

Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 01:10 PM

Deepak was one of 95 men from Slum Development Committees and Youth Forums who joined forces with Single Window Forum members to improve WASH services in Jaipur, including...

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