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Empowering Communities Through Handwashing & Entrepreneurship

Although handwashing can be a low-cost intervention when safe water is accessible, the practice is often limited by a lack of hygiene education.

December 10, 2018
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InterAction, NGO Leaders Join Congress in Launching WASH Caucus

Every day that the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on underscores that access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) has never…

September 16, 2020
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WASH During COVID-19: What We Know So Far

September 10, 2020
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The Top 9 Causes of Global Poverty

11% of the world’s population is living in extreme poverty, which is defined as surviving on only $1.90 a day.

October 17, 2018
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Building Water and Sanitation Systems to Survive Climate Change

Around the world, climate change is already compromising our most precious resource: access to water. Today, less than one percent of the world’s water is available to drink. As extreme weather events increase, the threat to drinking water will also increase.

September 25, 2018
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Safe water for new mothers: Upgrading Sierra Leone’s health centers

In a country with some of the highest rates of maternal and infant mortality, water and sanitation improvements at health centers are preventing infections and saving lives.

March 22, 2018
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Agents of change: Children in Lesotho bring improved sanitation from classrooms to communities

From saving young lives to boosting girls’ attendance in schools – safe water and sanitation can have immense health and societal benefits.

September 27, 2017
Young girl standing over a well, cups water in her hand and it slowly drips out
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No Laughing Matter

November 19 is World Toilet Day—a day that is sure to gather its usual collection of smirks and giggles here…

November 19, 2019
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#SafeHands: InterAction Celebrates World Water Day in the Age of COVID-19

The 22nd annual World Water Day is Sunday, March 22, and never has there been a better or more important time…

March 19, 2020
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Improving Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Access Amid the Pandemic

Just over one year since we entered the COVID-19 pandemic, many have a much better understanding of how access to…

March 20, 2021