Clean water and safe toilets transform lives, but empowering communities to practice good hygiene creates lasting change.
Broken handpumps and wells are no longer a problem in Mahoba district, India, thanks to Ram Rati and her team.
WaterAid Uganda has been working with 40 schools in the slums of Kampala, the capital. As well as providing safe water and sanitation facilities, we’re promoting menstrual hygiene in schools to empower students and teachers to talk about the subject.
Meet our Programme Officer in Sierra Leone, a post-conflict country where we have recently started working again.
Vida has her own business in Pobaga, Bolgatanga, Ghana. She makes and sells tie dye and printed cloth to make a living and support her family. Without safe water, she would not be able to provide for her family.
Mariette was reluctant to get involved in her community’s water management. But now she’s an inspiration to other women in her village!
23 year old health worker Nigsty Samuel teaches communities about hygiene and helps them to build toilets. She visited the village of Adi Sibhat in Ethiopia every day during our Big Pipe Project.
After losing her baby daughter to diarrhoea, Tiangay now leads the development of her village.
Safe water and her husband’s love have transformed life for Jhalak.