sanitation

  • Picture1

    Civil society from across Africa unites ahead of Africa Water Week!

    20 Jul 2016 in Events
    by Megan Macgarry (End Water Poverty) et Héloïse Chicou (Assainissement et eau pour tous – SWA)

    What a powerful day it was at the official opening ceremony of the 6th Africa Water Week, in Tanzania, on Monday 18th of July. Highlights of the event included speeches from Lydia Zigomo, Head of Region - East and Pan Africa - at WaterAid who stated that "we have to do business unusual here in…

  • PatkarMaySummary

    From taboo to empowerment: menstruation and gender equality

    27 May 2016 in
    by Par Archana Patkar, Responsable de Programme; Rockaya Aidara , Chargée de Programme et Inga T. Winkler, Chercheur indépendant et Consultant, tous pour le Conseil de Concertation pour l'Approvisionnement en eau et l'Assainissement.

    Menstruation and menstrual hygiene are emerging as pivotal issues for gender equality, human rights and development. Original article on the Open Democracy website In many parts of the world, menstruation tends to be taboo, surrounded by silence and shrouded in myths. Yet, menstruation and menstrual hygiene are emerging as pivotal issues…

  • image

    The WASH Revolution Alliance has launched a project called WASHCREDIT in Ghana

    15 Apr 2016 in Country Processes
    by Par David Livingston Azalekor, Coordinateur exécutif, Alliance for Water and Sanitation Revolution en Afrique

    The Alliance for Water and Sanitation Revolution works in Africa and is a network of corporate and individual expertise in WASH sector, both profit and non-profit. The project seeks to directly put water and sanitation in the hands of those who need it most. Ghana is  the 7th most dirtiest country in…

  • Partners Perspective8

    Interview with Virginia Kamowa

    22 Mar 2016 in Events
    by Conseil de Concertation pour l'Approvisionnement en Eau et l'Assainissement (WSSCC)

    What has changed for your organization since the 17 Sustainable Development Goals were agreed in September? The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) works towards realization of a vision of a world where everyone has access to adequate sanitation and hygiene at scale and ensuring equality and nondiscrimination in…

  • Partners Perspective9

    Interview with Jorge Mora Portuguez

    16 Mar 2016 in Events
    by Réseau d'Action pour l'Eau Douce d'Amérique Centrale (FANCA)

    ENGLISH TRANSLATION BELOW ¿Qué ha cambiado para su organización desde Septiembre cuando se votaron los 17 Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible? Setiembre marcó un punto de inflexión muy importante para los movimientos y organizaciones ambientalistas y que trabajan con WASH. Significó el momento en que la humanidad alcanzó un acuerdo muy…

  • Partners Perspective10

    SWA Meeting Meeting - The Way forward

    16 Mar 2016 in Partner Perspective Categories
    by Par Hanan E. Muddathir, Point focal Assainissement et eau pour tous (SWA), End Water Poverty (EWP), Réseau de la société civile africaine sur l’eau et l’assainissement (ANEW)

    Year after year, the baby SWA grows bigger and bigger with positive remarks, and outstanding remarkable, widespread and dissolving with all actors… SWA as an alliance and partner movement shows a positive results through its mandate and partners achievements and prospective through those momentum years. Areas of monitoring, institutional arrangements…

  • george

    Establishing a framework for shared learning and for putting knowledge to use

    13 Mar 2016 in Events
    by Par George W. Chaima, PhD, Directeur national – New Restoration Plan – Malawi, ancien membre du Comité directeur de SWA comme représentant des organisations civiles africaines

    SWA is beginning to turn into a vibrant powerhouse for global partnership to engage and set up sustainable mechanism to achieve universal access to clean water and adequate sanitation.   The Meeting of Ministers of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene which takes place in Addis Ababa from March 15th to 16th…

  • District meeting in Ghana

    Creating the capacity to adapt and innovate within national water, sanitation and hygiene sectors

    12 Mar 2016 in Events
    by Par Patrick Moriarty, Directeur Exécutif, IRC

    By 2030 SWA’s 49 partner countries have committed themselves to ensuring that every one of their citizens has access to water, sanitation and hygiene services. What is more, they’ve done this at a time of unique and historically unprecedented change. To deliver on their commitment will mean answering challenges that…

  • Partners Perspective8

    Sanitation and Water for All Requires All of Us

    7 Mar 2016 in Country Processes
    by Par Hanna Woodburn, Directrice du Secrétariat, Partenariat Public-Privé pour le Lavage des Mains

    Delivering sanitation and water for all is no small feat. Over a third of the world’s population lack access to adequate sanitation, nearly 800 million people lack access to safe drinking water, and changing behaviors around poor hygiene practices and open defecation is notoriously difficult. And yet, the global community…