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Delegates at the High Level Meeting, Washington, April 2012.

Playing our part: WaterAid prepares for the Sanitation and Water for All high-level meetings
10 April 2017 | Ibrahim Musah

The Sanitation and Water for All high-level meetings later this month are an opportunity to drive progress towards reaching everyone everywhere by 2030. In the lead up, WaterAid is aiming to catalyse conversations around improved sector efficiency and effectiveness. Ibrahim Musah, WaterAid’s former Regional Advocacy Manager for West Africa, explains how.

Ester Musonda extracts water from a protected dug well in Milengue, East Zambia, developed through self-supply.

DIY water provision: the advantages of self-supply
21 February 2017 | Mark Fabian 

In some contexts, incremental improvements to water supply can offer greater sustainability than can full interventions. Mark Fabian, Regional Technical Advisor for Southern Africa, describes the proven positives of self-supply.

Esther Cheelo of Chobana village in Monze

0.7% to aid becomes law – a historic day for the UK
9 Mar 2015 | John Garrett

On the day the UK government seals its commitment to dedicating 0.7% of the UK’s income to overseas aid, WaterAid’s Senior Policy Analyst – Development Finance, John Garrett, looks at why this is such a welcome move for the international community.