Water Security

Giving Kudumbimalai a Lifeline

By Rukshana Rizwie and Lizzie Hickman In Sri Lanka’s Batticaloa district, deep within the jungles of Koralai Pattu South, sits a village of abandoned wells …

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Al-Mahfad Water Supply Enhancement Project

Solar-Powered Pumping System Brings Clean Water to Community in Yemen

Yemen’s ongoing conflict had pushed the community of Al-Mahfad to undertake extreme measures to deal with water shortage. Residents were given access to water only …

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Empowering Access to Water with Solar Power in Yemen

A solution was shining down on the community of Jayshan Abyan, Jayshan — As a general rule, you can survive without water for about three …

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The Value of Water: Feminist Perspectives in the Time of COVID-19

Paula Rudnicka, Sr. Technical advisor for Gender Integration, PCI, A Global Communities Partner It has been over a year since COVID-19 brought much of the …

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Global Communities Commissions Two Small Town Water Systems at Kalba and Tinjaase in Commemoration of World Water Day

Global Communities, under the USAID-funded Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) for Health project has commissioned two Small Town Water Systems in Kalba and Tinjase in …

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‘Global Community’ Provides Water for Tinjase Community

This article was originally published by GhanaWeb Global Communities, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has handed over a potable water system for the community of Tinjase, …

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Kalba Community Gets Potable Water

This article was originally published on GhanaWeb A water system has been inaugurated at Kalba in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District of the Savannah Region to extend …

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A Household Gets A Veronica Bucket After Handwashing Sensitization In School

The WASH for Health (W4H) project has been promoting handwashing as a key hygiene behaviour among Ghanaian households and basic school students since its inception …

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Improving WASH in Health Care Facilities

In Ghana, one place apart from home to feel cared for is a Health Care Facility (HCF). Not only are the health personnel professional, but …

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USAID SCORE Seizes Opportunity for Reconciliation through Channel Repair in Aathiyammankerni

By Kathya de Silva Senarath Tamil and Sinhala villages of Aathiyammankerni and Samagipura in the Trincomalee district have been directly affected by the country’s 30-year …

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Millennium Water Alliance Welcomes Global Communities as Newest Member

This press release was originally published on the Millennium Water Alliance website. Washington, DC, October 28, 2020 – The Millennium Water Alliance Board of Directors …

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USAID SCORE/RDF-established Water Purification Plant in Vavuniya Provides Clean Water to Residents

N. Sridevi, a single mother of two from Maharambaikulam in the conflict-affected Vavuniya district in the North of Sri Lanka, had been concerned over the …

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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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WASH Capacity in Humanitarian Emergencies in South Sudan

From 2015 to 2018, the USAID-funded Promoting Resiliency through Ongoing Participatory Engagement and Learning (PROPEL) Program strengthened the social cohesion of 13 targeted communities along …

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WASH Capacity in Humanitarian Emergencies in West Bank & Gaza

The Local Government and Infrastructure (LGI) program, (2010–2017) improved the quality of life for Palestinians throughout the West Bank and Gaza for both long-term development …

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Ghana Cholera Response

Tapped to lead coordination for USAID-funded projects and affiliated NGOs to respond to Ghana’s rapidly expanding cholera outbreak in 2014, Global Communities convened 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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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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