The WASH ROOM
WATER FOR PEOPLE
Welcome to The WASH ROOM
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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By Pritanu Mishra & Saurya Sekhar Pal
This story reflects government departments, teachers, parents, students, and project staff coming together to help schools to improve operation and maintenance (O&M) of School Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (SWASH) facilities.
By Aura Cúc Guarcas
In Guatemala, the start of the pandemic highlighted the lack of adequate sanitation systems and the difficulty in accessing safe drinking water in communities and public institutions in rural areas. Amidst this crisis, Water For People had to rethink new strategies to reach vulnerable populations. Learn more about their experience and how they faced this scenario.
By Prakash Nayak
Rooftop rainwater harvesting is a technique through which rainwater is captured from household rooftop catchments and stored in a designated reservoir. Harvested rainwater can be stored in these reservoirs for future household consumption, and any overflow can be stored in subsurface groundwater reservoirs for additional uses, such as irrigation.
THE WASH ROOM REFLECTS our values
Our values at Water For People are based on demonstrating integrity in all we do. By sharing our resources, lessons learned, and methodologies, we aim to embody these values and support others in scaling the Everyone Forever model across the world.
to communities, partners, and each other
to innovate, to risk, to lead
of citizens, families, and local institutions
on the ground, in the sector, and at all levels of government
in what we do, what it costs, and what is working