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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.