Sanitation & Hygiene

SCORE, Through Partner Shanthiham, Increases Access to Mental Health Services During Covid-19 Lockdown and Beyond

By Kathya de Silva Senarath The Covid-19 pandemic is not only a health issue— it is also an economic issue with businesses declaring bankruptcy and …

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Joining Forces Against the COVID-19 Pandemic in Tanzania

In a bold effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Tanzania, PCI Tanzania and the Mara regional government have teamed up to jointly implement interventions …

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World Toilet Day Highlights Global Sanitation and Health Crisis

By Eddy Perez, Global Communities Technical Director for WASH With billions of people lacking access to the safe, sustainable sanitation essential for public health and …

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Making Schools Safer for Children to Return During COVID-19 in Sri Lanka

By Kathya de Silva Senarath, Reporting Officer, USAID SCORE Program in Sri Lanka As thousands of children returned to school in August following five months of …

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Effective Health Care Delivery Made Easier for Nine Health Care Facilities with Provision of Water

“At about 12 midnight in June 2019, a baby boy was born to a young couple at the Tutukpene Health Center in the Oti Region. …

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Same Heroes, New Culprit: Pivoting from Polio to COVID-19

In India, the same unsung heroes who helped stop the spread of polio are working tirelessly to defeat COVID-19. Drawing on decades of experience in …

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The Kenyan Cooperative Sector Tackles COVID-19 Head-On

This article was first published at AgriLinks. Kenya saw its first case of COVID-19 on March 13, and the Ministry of Health fears that if …

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Ebola Response in Liberia

Global Communities took a comprehensive approach to Ebola programming by coupling infrastructure development, community mobilization and behavior change communications to improve sanitation and hygiene practices. …

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Haiti Cholera Response

The 2010/2011 Cholera Prevention Initiative, under the post-earthquake OFDA-funded KATYE, promoted disease prevention in Port au Prince, Gonaives, Cap Hatien, Carrefour and Leogane. Over a …

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WASH Capacity in Humanitarian Emergencies in Syria

Global Communities has been implementing WASH programming in Syria since 2016, with support from OFDA and UNOCHA. Our work focuses on the provision of basic …

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COVID-19 Response in Rwanda

The Global Communities Rwanda team is working with USAID to provide technical response to this pandemic through messaging and provision of handwashing facilities to communities …

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WASH Capacity in Humanitarian Emergencies in Liberia

Global Communities, as a partner to IRC, implemented the $6.5 million USAID-funded program Partnership for Advancing Community-based Services (PACS) program from 2015-2019 with the goal …

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Vitas Iraq: Together Against Corona

Babylon Province Wednesday, 18-3-2020 The corona crisis hit Iraq hard, imposing lockdown in major cities and exerting pressure on the healthcare sector all over the …

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Moving Forward: One year after Cyclone Idai in Malawi

A year ago this month, Sera Mosque was one of thousands of structures facing a risky road to recovery following the destruction of Cyclone Idai …

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Global Communities Celebrates World Toilet Day 2019

By Eddy Perez, Global Communities Technical Director for WASH Hundreds of millions of people globally do not have access to sustainable safe drinking water and …

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PCI Continues Post-Cyclone Support in Malawi

When Cyclone Idai first made landfall in March 2019, Malawi had already experienced intense flooding in 15 districts, with the Government of Malawi citing Machinga …

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Global Communities Ghana Celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2019

Earlier today, two of the USAID WASH for Health project’s Behaviour Change Communication experts (Edward Thompson and Martha Tia-Adjei) were engaged on TV3 and 3Fm’s …

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Global Communities Celebrates International Day of the Girl 2019

By Sarah Goddard #DayoftheGirl #GenerationEquality #unstoppable Twenty-five years ago, the World Conference on Women in Beijing marked a significant turning point for global gender equality …

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