Water Security

Georgetown University Intern – My Summer Internship: Finding a Direction

On a field visit in Tuna, Northern Region of Ghana to assess their new piped water system. This is a pilot project to provide sustainable …

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Global Communities at UNC Water & Health Conference

The 2019 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, organized by the Water Institute at UNC explores drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water …

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Community Volunteers Lead the Way to Zika Prevention in Honduras

Zika, the mosquito-borne virus that can cause birth defects was rampant in Honduras three years ago, with about 36,000 cases, and a fear that the …

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Global Communities’ Digni-loo Project Wins USAID’s Private Sector Engagement Award

Liz Calvey Zeller, Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, represented Global Communities at an invitation-only workshop that USAID convened to solicit feedback from development implementers on …

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From Mosques to Barbershops: Unconventional Allies in India’s Immunization Efforts

When India experienced a polio resurgence in 2001, those working to end the disease had to take a leap of faith. In western Uttar Pradesh, …

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Meet Tanzania’s Safe Water Superhero

Yvonne Mwakisyala understands firsthand how access to clean water and sanitation is critical to keeping girls healthy, safe and on track with their education. “My …

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US-funded Projects Ease Drought for Farmers in Honduras’ Dry South

For Honduras, a reliable water supply in the impoverished, dry south is the key to prosperity that keeps families together, stabilizes impoverished communities and gives …

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Taking Concrete Actions to Leave No One Behind: Government of Ghana Pro-Poor Policies and Sanitation Guidelines for Targeting the Poor and Vulnerable

By Alberto Wilde, Ghana Country Director and Eddy Perez, Technical Director for WASH and Health, Global Communities Despite Ghana’s progress in recent years — it is the …

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Get Out the Vote for AfriScout

Today is Election Day in America, but there’s a global vote Project Concern International (PCI) needs for a very special candidate: Our AfriScout program in …

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Video: USAID Water Harvesting in Honduras

The effects of climate change have brought disastrous consequences to the agricultural sector in the southern zone of Honduras. In an effort to combat this, …

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Video: USAID Cosecha Water Harvesting Program in Honduras

Video: USAID Cosecha Water Harvesting Program in Honduras The effects of climate change have brought disastrous consequences to the agricultural sector in the southern zone …

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Collaborating, Learning & Adapting Case Analysis: Deep Dive

Collaborating, Learning & Adapting Case Analysis: Deep Dive Global Communities’ Ebola Response in Liberia Read the full report. Read the summary. From 2014–2015, Ebola devastated …

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Five Reasons Why Water Security Matters to Global Security

Five Reasons Why Water Security Matters to Global Security By Franky Li, WASH Technical Advisor for Global Communities  |  This blog originally appeared on Medium. Across …

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VIP: Milan Bala, Accra, Ghana, Factors Impacting the Effectiveness of Program Interventions

VIP: Milan Bala, Accra, Ghana, Factors Impacting the Effectiveness of Program Interventions 24 May-28 July 2017 Access to water and sanitation are still serious challenges …

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Honduran Farmers Prize Rainwater as Most Precious Harvest

Honduran Farmers Prize Rainwater as Most Precious Harvest Improving prospects for farmers who struggle to produce food through years of drought may also help stem …

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More Than Something to Drink: Water & Long Lasting Development

More Than Something to Drink: Water & Long Lasting Development By Franky Li, WASH Technical Advisor for Global Communities  |  This article originally appeared on …

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World Water Day 2017

World Water Day 2017 World Water Day, recognized on March 22 every year, is dedicated to taking action to tackle the water crisis. More than 1.8 …

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“No More Crying on the Trail:” Securing Access to Water for Rural Communities in Ghana

“No More Crying on the Trail” – Securing Access to Water for Rural Communities in Ghana Community members of Daboya No. 2 use the new pump. …

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