A boy splashes water in Madagascar.
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WaterAid number one water, sanitation and hygiene charity25 Mar 2015 | UK

Philanthropedia – whose mission it is to improve the effectiveness of non-profit organisations – awarded WaterAid the number one spot in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector after surveying experts to identify who was making the greatest impact.

Registered Nurse Esther Mongi examines 19-year-old Rose Vincent, 9-months pregnant with her first child, at  Mlali Health Centre, Tanzania.

It’s time all babies had a Healthy Start17 Mar 2015 | UK

Fleur Anderson, WaterAid's Global Head of Campaigns, explains why safe water, toilets and good hygiene are a matter of life or death for newborn babies in the world's poorest communities.

Boy walks through the floods in Malawi

Helping prevent disease in flood-stricken Malawi13 Feb 2015

Over the past several weeks, torrential rains have brought massive floods to southern Malawi, killing 104 people, displacing over 200,000 and causing widespread destruction to homes, crops, livestock, infrastructure, and supplies of safe water.

WaterAid supporter George Rosenfeld

action/2015: changing the course of our future15 Jan 2015 | UK

WaterAid supporter George Rosenfeld is one of 15 15-year-olds launching the action/2015 movement to end extreme poverty. He explains why he believes this is the year we can create a better world.