An Iraqwi woman standing outside her improved toilet, Mbulu district, Tanzania, 2011

Achieving universal access to sanitation in Tanzania6 Jan 2015

With 2.5 billion people globally lacking access to improved sanitation, we need to find sustainable solutions that work on a large scale. WaterAid’s Director of International Programmes and Deputy Chief Executive, Girish Menon, talks about his experience of WaterAid’s approach in Tanzania.
A guinea worm is extracted from the ankle of its victim in rural Ghana.

Cholera’s lessons must not be rejected12 Dec 2014

Dr Afia Zakiya and Dr Chaka Uzondu from WaterAid Ghana discuss the importance of water, sanitation and hygiene in the prevention and treatment of cholera and achieving the goal of universal health coverage.
Bata Alamer, 10, is a third grade student at Wohnie Full Cycle Elementary School. She is now able to wash with clean water during her break. Terefamba, Wohni Durbete, Burie, Amhara. 16 October 2014.

Celebrating Universal Health Coverage Day12 Dec 2014

WaterAid’s Regional Advocacy Manager for West Africa Apollos Nwafor celebrates the first Universal Health Coverage Day and argues that ensuring good health for all requires more than just providing services.

Girish Menon

The urban sanitation business2 Dec 2014

WaterAid UK’s Director of International Programmes Girish Menon describes how market-based approaches to sanitation could be the future of urban waste management in developing countries.