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More money and more confidence: WASH committees in Bangladesh achieve spectacular results
Water and sanitation committees in Bangladesh urge their local government to put safe water first in their budgets. Simavi trains and guides them.
Taking matters into your own hands for better access to water: the story of Magreth Augustino
When Magreth Augustino, as the only woman on the water committee, failed to get the interests of women and girls on the agenda, she took matters into her own hands. Thank...
How the Water Justice Fund inspired a community leader and her entire village
Nirmala Chaudhary is a member of the Mehenatisheel community group. When I spoke with Nirmala in July 2023, her story left an undeniable impression on me.
Women in water committees make the difference: the story of Hellen Mollel
'Only with female leaders are we going to succeed in solving water problems', is Hellen Mollel's conviction. She herself is a shining example of it.
WASH SDG: this is how building effective coalitions contributed to system change
Bangladesh is one of the countries that is not on track to reach SDG6 for water and sanitation. The successful WASH SDG WAI sub-programme led by Simavi shows how effectiv...
COP28 cannot end without financial commitments to reach the Global Goal on Adaptation
11.12.23 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
COP-28: make water and gender an integral part of the Global Goal on Adaptation
Live-blog COP28: Put climate and water justice first
From November 30 till December 12 world leaders gather at COP28 to tackle the climate crisis. Simavi will be present in Dubai, as an NGO delegate. In this liveblog we pub...
Joyce Mahanyi: “When you educate a woman, you educate the whole community”
After being trained by various water organisations in Tanzania on the importance of safe water sources, Joyce decided to educate her community on water source protection.