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World Toilet Day - Who Really Gives a Shit?

Earlier this year the Mothutlung township in the North West province of South Africa nearly went up in flames over prolonged water cuts. Though short-lived, the protests brought the importance of access to fresh water into sharp focus for communities around the country. 374 more words

Politics

Breathe Free: A Crowdfunding Project for the Future of Cairo, Egypt

Submitted by Mohamed Yousry, edited by Nalat Phanit-Black on November 14, 2014

“To solve the climate crisis, we have to solve the democracy crisis.” – Al Gore… 649 more words

Volunteerism And Advocacy

Celebration Marks End of Open Defecation in Three Villages in Mopti Region, Mali

The WASHplus Project, funded by the United States Government via USAID, triggers change in sanitation practices through the community-led total sanitation (CLTS) approach with a “plus” component that includes an emphasis on hand washing with soap after using the toilet. 543 more words

WASH

Highlights from the University of North Carolina Water and Health Conference

Highlights from the University of North Carolina Water and Health Conference Oct. 13-17, 2014, complied by the USAID WASHplus Project. For more information about the conference, schedule and available presentations, visit: … 2,154 more words

WASH

WASHplus Kenya End of Project Experience Sharing Workshop and Report

From January 2010 to September 2014 WASHplus worked with the Kenyan government to generate demand for sanitation; improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) practices among all households; and introduce simple supportive technologies to vulnerable households. 572 more words

WASH

Possible Ebola victim in Dallas TX.

This is not to cause panic but to give you a heads up that Ebola may already entered the States.

“Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has admitted a patient into strict isolation to be evaluated for potential Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) based on the patient’s symptoms and recent travel history. 1,180 more words

Mental