In WaterAid Bangladesh, we emphasise on consolidation of the past programme accomplishments, replication and scaling-up successful models for sustainability

We aim to address WaterAid’s objectives of ensuring water and sanitation rights, hygiene promotion, capacity development of sector stakeholders, generation and dissemination of critical knowledge, policy change and institutional development.

Small Town programme aims at improving WASH rights for the citizens living in small towns through community led environmental actions. It also intends to promote citizens.

The process: Queueing for water

Community women are waiting in long queue for pipeline water at municipal waterpoint, Paikgacha, Khulna.
Since the Paikgacha town have severe water problem with high intensity of Iron and Arsenic, people can’t use the shallow tubewell water and have to wait in long queue for collecting water from municipal waterpoint.
June 2014


The process: Cozy comfort

Residents walk home after collecting water from the new supply point at Rakibnagar Abashon, Shakhipur, Tangail, Bangladesh.

WaterAid started constructing a submersible pump system, which will pipe water to each home in the community. The pump is installed and other infrastructure is being built. However, people started using it.

January 2012


The impact: Advancing menstrual hygiene: unveiling social constructs

A girl of Fulbaria Pilot High School shows a pocket book on menstrual hygiene management by WaterAid. Though menstruation is a natural process that every girl and women goes through, not many talk on this and hence have misconceptions leading to health hazard, Mymensingh.

WaterAid's work on menstrual hygiene helped improve life of many, especially the school girls, who are now confident and less stressed during their periods.

February 2012