These photos vividly show the water, sanitation and hygiene crisis, before and after our work. They can really help bring a news story to life or illustrate the need, as well as some of the solutions. 

For more information about our photo library and using our images, please contact the Communications Manager.

Please note: All WaterAid photographs are subject to copyright. These photographs may be reproduced in publications and online provided they are properly credited. Please contact us first to let us know you are using them. Thank you.

A woman stands beside a makeshift toilet.

Unhygienic toilets

In Motijharna slum, southern Bangladesh, Raju Begum is pictured next to an unhygienic makeshift latrine that she and her family use.
A smiling child holds up a hygiene education card.

Hygiene education

Eleven year old Moushumi holding a hygiene education card in Kalshi Takar Baa slum, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Two children laughing in front of a mural of a boy washing his hands under a tap.

Good hygiene

Girls beside a hygiene education mural at Bekele Weya School, Kebele 7, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Children wash their hands under an outdoor tap.

Practising good hygiene

Young girls in Sanankoro village, Mali, practise good hygiene by washing their hands in clean water from their new water points.



If you're running an event to support us, then you'll find the "In support of WaterAid" logo useful to print out and display or incorporate in an online design.

Please note this is for individuals to use only. If you are a company wanting to use the WaterAid logo, please contact us on [email protected]. Thanks!