World Water Day: Better Water, Better Jobs

We believe in the power of water and jobs for transforming lives ! 

WWD 2016 better water better jobs

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Under SPLASH project in Zambia, WASHplus trained area pump menders to repair broken water pumps. 

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On the job latrine building training from SPLASH helped this young man gain meaningful employment.

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Constructing handwashing facilities for SPLASH gave this man valuable experience, and helped secure more handwashing construction jobs. 

 

 

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Fecal Sludge Management Three (FSM3) Conference

WASHplus’ Jonathan Annis Presents at Fecal Sludge Management Three (FSM3) Conference

Jonathan Annis, Sanitation and Innovation Specialist, represented WASHplus at the biennial gathering of policy makers, practitioners, and academics focused on the emerging topic of fecal sludge management in Hanoi, Vietnam, January 19–22, 2015. Jonathan presented learning from WASHplus’s catalytic work on FSM in Madagascar and demonstrate how WASHplus resource partner, Practica Foundation, has taken the initiative forward in other contexts. His talk was presented along with three other papers at a 1.5 hour session focused on handling and transport technologies. See Jonathan’s presentation: The Efficacy of Low-cost Technologies to Improve Traditional Sludge Practices in Madagascar. Other presentations from the FSM3 Conference can be viewed here. Tweets and takeaways from Jonathan at FSM3 are below.

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