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Catalyzing Economic Growth in Rwanda

Nestled between the bucolic hills of the Mukunguri Marshland lie paddy fields, where the members of the rice cooperative “Abahuzabikorwa” transplant rice seedlings for the new growing season. With the support of ICCO Cooperation, and its local partner UGAMA, farmers in Mukunguri received agricultural  and managerial training.

Finding Sustainable Solutions to Urban Sanitation: Environment-friendly toilets for Bangladesh

"I am moved by the fact that a child dies every two and a half minutes from diseases linked to open defecation. Those are silent deaths – not reported on in the media, not the subject of public debate. Let's not remain silent any longer"  UN Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson (May 2014)
 
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