Global Waters Stories – June 2016

A Community Approach to Better Public Health in Rural Liberia
USAID projects have encouraged rural Liberians to abandon open defecation and take ownership of their sanitation futures.

Changing Climate, Changing Minds: How One Philippine City Is Preparing for a Water-Scarce Future
The nation’s sixth-largest city gets proactive in the face of crippling drought.

The NOURISH Evaluation: Can WASH and Nutrition Boost Kids’ Growth?
There is a growing interest in the potential for combined nutrition and WASH interventions to yield complementary and even synergistic effects on the health and growth of children. 

Podcast: Darren Saywell on Community-Led Total Sanitation
Plan International’s Darren Saywell discusses the results of a new study confirming that community-led total sanitation enables large-scale sanitation behavior change.

USAID Joins 100,000 Women in India to Bring Dignity, Safety, and Health to a City of Two Million
Global Water Coordinator Christian Holmes reports on his recent visit to India and the inspiring difference women are making in reaching open defecation free status in urban areas.

Podcast: Piet deVries on Sanitation Behavior Change in Liberia
Global Communities’ former Chief of Party on USAID’s IWASH Project explains the popularity and effectiveness of community-led total sanitation in Liberia.

Clean Water Means Life to These Indian Moms
Distribution of purified water revitalizes the health and safety of low-income city dwellers.

 

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