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Bashona’s story

As the new secretary of a water and sanitation committee in the slums of Dhaka, Bashona has gone from busy housewife to inspirational community leader.

September 1st, 2016|

Fatoumata’s story

As a child, Fatoumata lived without safe water, so understands well the challenges faced by the communities she now serves as our Country Representative in Mali.

September 1st, 2016|

Ram Rati’s story

Broken handpumps are no longer a problem for villages in the Mahoba region of India, served by Ram Rati and the rest of a team of handpump mechanics trained by WaterAid.

September 1st, 2016|

Investing in water, sanitation and hygiene is essential to Canada’s international development framework

The evidence clearly shows that sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene is essential for protecting the world’s poorest and most vulnerable populations and helping them reach their potential. In May 2016, Marie Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophone, launched public consultations for the Government of Canada’s international assistance review. Through the consultations, Minister [...]

August 30th, 2016|

The countries where children’s heights and hopes are most stunted.

WaterAid’s ‘Caught Short’ report reveals how a lack of toilets and clean water are major contributors to malnutrition.

August 25th, 2016|

What do you do when a charity calls you?

On August 18, 2016, WaterAid Canada staff called hundreds of supporters with a very special message.

August 19th, 2016|

Aveda Canada says ‘We care’ with more than $4 million over 10 Years

Aveda Canada’s 2016 Earth Month campaign was an incredible success raising $548,000. Thank you to all Aveda employees across Canada who have helped transform lives.

June 27th, 2016|

Water and sanitation critical to ending malnutrition. WaterAid welcomes Global Nutrition Report 2016

Earlier this year, WaterAid implemented a gravity-fed water supply and treatment system for St Paul Primary School in Fenoarivo village, Madagascar. The water comes from a naturally occurring mountain spring that is transported using the force of gravity to different water points in the village and to the school’s water point.

June 22nd, 2016|