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Hygiene

No regrets for investing in sanitation

January 6, 2023

It’s been five months since Valentine Uwamahoro says she first heard about the importance of constructing an improved latrine for her family. The USAID-funded Isoko y’Ubuzima project community mobilizers, together with the volunteers of “Twungurane Ibitekerezo,” a village savings and loan association (VSLA), visited her community to facilitate access to basic sanitation and hygiene services. …

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Access to basic sanitation:  Inclusively overcoming the challenges 

January 6, 2023

Thousands of rural households in Rwanda still lack access to sanitation and hygiene services. and for people living with disabilities, the lack of access to hygiene and sanitation services and products is even more complex. Rwanda aims to reach universal access to basic sanitation and hygiene services by 2024 and safely managed by 2030; presently,…

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There’s something worth celebrating in the water

July 29, 2019

Simon’s exuberant smile gives away his passion for his task at hand: improve the health of his village through better hygiene and sanitation. Simon was born in this village in the rural hillsides of Rwanda and has lived here all 46 years of his life. Growing up, he says they lacked clean things in the…

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