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USAID Water 2023 Year in Review

Global Water Strategy 2023 USAID Annual Report

Celebrating Atef Sayed’s Three Decades Advancing USAID Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Efforts in Egypt
Over the past three decades, Atef Sayed played an integral role in USAID partnerships to transform Egypt’s water and sanitation systems. From the construction and rehabilitation of wastewater systems to the development of a water regulatory agency that operates and maintains these systems, Atef’s…
Sanitation and hygiene workers of Bharatshila GP, Banka, Bihar, India. Photo credit: USAID/WASHPaLS #2
It is estimated that two billion people—a quarter of the world’s population—live without access to safe, sanitary toilets. To achieve SDG 6.2 (‘Achieving access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all by 2030’) investment must quadruple. However, current subsidy and demand…
A Rural Water Innovation and its Ripple Effect: Informal Water Operators Ready to Embrace Clean Water
Bono and Ahafo Region, Ghana — What happens when the paradigm changes from “water is life” to “safe water is life?” Although subtle, the shift toward ensuring the safety and quality of drinking water supplies has implications for viability of water operators and the potential for wide-ranging…
Champion for Change: One entrepreneur’s mission to transform sanitation in Kakamega County, Kenya
Felix Ywaya owns a hardware store in Kakamega County, Kenya. Photo credit: Marian Siljeholm/USAID Western Kenya Sanitation Project Felix Ywaya's entrepreneurial journey began when he took note of the poor sanitation conditions around his home in Kakamega County, Kenya. As it turned out, Felix…

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