In Africa, it is estimated that over half of the urban population lives in informal settlements, sometimes referred to as “slums.” Most informal settlements do not have access to basic city services such as piped water, sewer systems, or waste col
Developed by Princeton University, with support by USACE’s International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management and UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Hydrological Program, the African Flood and Drought Monitor (AFDM) provides daily rainfall, te
In this Challenge, the Gates Foundation seeks fundamentally transformative and innovative ideas to support the design and development of new menstrual hygiene products that meet key criteria of being responsive to user needs with priority focus on
This collection of tools includes practical guidance and “how-to” manuals for those designing, implementing, or assessing water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) activities, including USAID implementers and other WASH practitioners.
Meet Elizabeth Jordan a Water and Sanitation Advisor in the United States Agency for International Development’s Bureau for Food Security. Read on and learn more about her experience and advice for the next generation of wome
The startup has been mostly self-funded, but has been selected into the USAID Development Innovation Ventures program, which is supporting its operations for the next couple of years. Triple Bottom Line (3BL) Enterprises is working on a proje
In emerging markets, there is a significant gap in access to water and sanitation services. Mobile technology, with its almost ubiquitous presence and coverage is uniquely placed to help address this problem.