Monthly Archives: December 2013

Supporting Local Leaders, Supporting Sustainable WASH

The Second Water and Sanitation Management Fair (Nuestra Agua 2013) was held in Granada, Nicaragua and focused on building capacity among local water board leaders.

By Jackie Powell I took a leap of faith and gave away $500 to a colleague in Guatemala who is a water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) leader in his community. I gave him $500 to attend II Our Water Conference

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Top Ten Advocacy Tips from Local Latin American Leaders

Juan de Dios holds up a toolkit that helps communities understand the recently passed law granting water boards official status in their local governments.

By Jackie Powell From July 30 to August 1, I had the pleasure of attending the IV Latin American Community Water Management Conference in San Bernardino, Paraguay. Approximately five hundred delegates from fourteen Latin American and Caribbean countries gathered to

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Supporting Local Leaders: WASH Advocacy in Latin America

Diego leads a group of volunteers and community members on a site visit to a water catchment tank in Nebaj, Guatemala

By Jackie Powell I took a leap of faith and gave away $500. In September 2012, I attended the III Latin American Community Water Management Conference in Cuenca, Ecuador. Read a summary of my experience here. As I witnessed delegates

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