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The hub for everything you want and need to know about providing sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services at scale. We're here to talk about Everyone Forever, systems change, sustainability, and real solutions to reaching Sustainable Development Goal 6 - water and sanitation for all.


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WASH Sector Reflections in India

By Arpita Chatterjee, Water For People and Shiny Saha, IRC
After conversations on the need to explore ways to enhance the Government of India’s efforts to ensure water and sanitation services to all, IRC, Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) India and Water For People India organised in November a meeting with the Aga Khan Development Network, Arghyam, Tata Trust, UNICEF, and WaterAid India to brainstorm on the methodology for a joint sector reflection. Here’s a summary of the event and our takeouts.

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Navigating the Waters of Communications for the WASH Sector

By Alejandra Catter
In this blog, we’ll discuss experiences and learnings regarding the critical role of effective communications in creating positive change in the water sector. Here are some challenges and takeaways that may help those who are starting to navigate in the not-so-calm waters of communications for the WASH sector:

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Stakeholders! Who are they and what do they want?

By Yvonne Lugalli
Conducting a stakeholder analysis for a WASH project includes very specific steps, however, while the process may seem standard, there is more to consider than what theory dictates. In this blog, Yvonne Lugali will share her experience in managing stakeholders in WASH projects to ensure a successful outcome for everyone.

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Hat Trick in Peru – WASH System Strengthening in Action

By Mark Duey
Mark Duey, Co-CEO of Water For People, shares the achievements and challenges faced in the process of achieving systems strengthening in Peru at three different levels.

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From 51 to 1: Criteria for Expanding into a New Country

By Samson Hailu
Samson Bekele, the co-CEO of Water For People, shares his vision for Water For People, as he tells us how he created the criteria to select our new partner country in Africa.

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From Adversity to Resilience… Spirit-Powered Solutions for Children’s Smiles!  

By Nora Herrera
Toilets are a vital part of the learning environment in schools. Meet Julia and other students in Quiché, Guatemala, and get to know how Water For People’s participation achieved a safer, more inclusive and sustainable learning experience for them.

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