Global Waters Stories - March 2020


Five Ways USAID is Helping Thirsty Cities

This World Water Day, March 22, Global Waters is shining a spotlight on USAID’s efforts to help partner cities and towns around the globe avoid their own “day zero” scenarios, when taps run dry, and improve sustainable water access for the neediest.

Can Mobile Tech Lower the Cost of Household Water in Rural Ethiopia?

An innovative pilot project harnesses the power of community engagement and wireless technology, along with proactive infrastructure maintenance, to bring piped water directly into underserved rural homes.

Creating a Roadmap for Sustainable Water Service Delivery in Haiti

USAID’s work to strengthen the management and revenue-generating capacity of Haiti’s municipal water utilities is improving household coverage and consumer confidence.

Social Media for Social Good: Raising Awareness of Jordan's Water Crisis

Partnering with a local water utility, USAID launched a viral social media campaign that tackles misconceptions surrounding water usage in this water-scarce nation and promotes simple, inexpensive ways to conserve water.

In Senegal, Sanitation Means Dignity

USAID's Global Water Coordinator reflects on her visit with female entrepreneurs who are marketing a sanitation solution that connects customers to products, builders, and financing to deliver lasting sanitation solutions.