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Women & Girls

Women Leading the Charge for Water and Sanitation

August 17, 2019

As mayor of the district of San Rafael del Norte in Nicaragua, Doña Norma commands respect. She and her family have a long and respected history in the district, so when Doña Norma speaks up, people listen.

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On your period? No problem.

August 17, 2019

Ten girls are keeping hundreds of girls in school in India.

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A Better Toilet, a Better Life

August 12, 2019

Folomina’s face lights up when she talks about her toilet. Two years ago, the state of water and sanitation in Folomina’s village was dire. She and the other 20 families in her community would walk two hours each day for water. The sanitation situation was just as bad. Most latrines didn’t have roofs, so they…

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Water Gives Prosperity

August 12, 2019

Didacienne had five children and no home of her own. Her husband died nearly 25 years ago in the Rwandan genocide, and after that she had few options to provide for her family – they lived with various family members to get by. And without water in their village, life was difficult. For Didacienne and…

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