• Activity Collection
    View and filter USAID activities & projects with a sanitation and/or hygiene focus. Check out USAID Water's overview of sanitation & hygiene.
  • Resource Collection
    Did you know one out of every three people in the world lacks a hygienic toilet in their homes?
  • Video
    We have been using the same toilet system for the past 200 years. The sewer system is safe and clean, but also resource intensive, and many countries cannot afford the water and energy needed. Can there be a new solution?
  • Fact Sheet
    Some of the lowest rates of improved sanitation in the world are found in three project countries: Benin (13 percent), Côte d’Ivoire (14 percent), and Ghana (28 percent).
  • Report
    In the face of urbanization, alternative approaches are needed to deliver adequate and inclusive sanitation services across the full sanitation service chain.
  • Interagency Story
    In Kenya, more than 95 percent of human fecal sludge is released into the environment untreated or inadequately treated, contributing to a high burden of childhood morbidity and mortality from diarrheal diseases.