While improved basic sanitation is crucial for community health and dignity, access to improved sanitation remains low in rural Uganda due to limited household ability to invest, few financing options, and inadequate supply chains.
This report shares the success of the Sustainable Enterprise for Water and Health (SEWAH) program, which aims to supplement women’s traditional roles of carrying water on their heads by supporting women to own and operate local water stations.
Water Aunties have proven that women can successfully operate and manage Water ATMs.
Safe Water Network and USAID have pioneered the ‘Water Aunties’ program helping to develop women social entrepreneurs in water AT
The Women + Water Alliance empowered over 2.3 million people to improve their access to water and sanitation in India. How did they do it? By intentionally incorporating collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) into their programming.