The acronym “WASH” stands for watersanitation, and hygiene. These basic necessities of life are not available to many people in developing countries all around the world. In fact, 663 million people do not have access to clean, safe drinking water and 2.4 billion people do not have access to adequate sanitation.

WASH 101

WASH and Ebola


WASH and Conservation

WASH and Food Security


WASH and Nutrition

WASH and Neglected Tropical Diseases (update coming soon)

WASH and Menstrual Hygiene (update coming soon)

WASH and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) 

WASH and Women and Girls

WASH and Education

WASH in Schools


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