Global Waters Stories – May 2017

Where WASH Saves Lives: Creating New Traditions in Nepal
Safe WASH II is trying a new approach to chhaupadi to ensure sustained behavior change with the hope that traditional healers and religious leaders can harness community energy to transform the meaning of menstrual taboos.

Doubling Access to Safe Drinking Water: How Four African Countries Did It...
The WALIS project identified four common elements applied to local systems in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Senegal, and South Africa that contributed to meeting the Millennium Development Goal for clean water access to help other countries learn how to replicate their success.

Tackling Water Issues Lightens the Load for Garment Workers
On World Water Day 2017, USAID and Gap Inc. announced the formation of the Women + Water Global Development Alliance to advance the health and well-being of women, families, and communities touched by the apparel industry.

Real Impact: Water Security for Resilient Economic Growth and Stability
Working in six sites in the Philippines, Be Secure has spent the past five years increasing sustainable access to water and wastewater treatment services and resilience to water stress and extreme weather. (From USAID's "Real Impact" series)

With Water Pours Out Hope: One Village in Tajikistan Builds a Better Future
USAID is working with local governments to improve their capacity to deliver municipal services and providing support to install inexpensive water systems to improve citizens' access to clean drinking water. (From USAID 2030 on Medium)


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