USAID In the News

We scour global news sources to find the latest stories featuring USAID's work in the water sector (so you don't have to). Check in for weekly updates to this page or let us know if you have an item to share.

16 May 2019 | USAID

“Thanks to the installation of the pump, students no longer go home to get water to drink. Moreover, now that we have water, we will plant trees in the school compound...

16 May 2019 | OFDA

Trevor White is a Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Advisor at USAID/OFDA. As part of the USAID/OFDA WASH team, Trevor provides support at the country level during...

10 May 2019 | CocaCola Journey

A new partnership between The Coca-Cola Foundation and USAID in Tanzania will deliver sustainable water access to over 70,000 rural Tanzanians, using solar-powered...

10 May 2019 | CNBC Africa

Poor access to safe water in most parts of Africa remains a critical problem that leads to safety and education issues. Automated machine learning platform Datarobot is...

10 May 2019 | Botswana Daily News

USAID has partnered with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on a five-year project to address water challenges facing communities in the Limpopo River...

1 May 2019 | Ye Dallas Radio

"We support the Government of Ethiopia’s efforts by incorporating water, sanitation and hygiene activities into its health, education, humanitarian assistance and...

25 Apr 2019 | GhanaWeb

“The ministry has launched, through the support of USAID and global communities, guidelines for targeting the poor and vulnerable for basic sanitation services in Ghana...

25 Apr 2019 | TtInspires

"To increase women’s participation in water related decision making, we look at the time of the meetings, proper information, seating arrangements, and social norms.”