Handwashing with soap a crucial component in the fight against Ebola

October 15 marks the seventh Global Handwashing Day – an international campaign to motivate and mobilize millions to wash their hands with soap. This year, as the Ebola crisis largely preoccupies the global health community, UNICEF states that the fight against Ebola further underscores the importance of handwashing for disease prevention. “Handwashing with soap is Continue reading

For Anatolia, contaminated water is a thing of the past. And she intends to keep it that way.

As told by Mario Goeb This World Water Week, Pure Water shares with you a story similar to those we hear from our field teams throughout the year. For many of our partner community members, biosand filters have become a staple of daily life. It’s been three years since Anatolia Nolaco, a 63 year-old Trojes Continue reading

World Water Week in Stockholm builds capacity, promotes partnerships, reviews implementation

World Water Week in Stockholm is a leading annual global event that seeks to address the planet’s water issues and water-related international development challenges. The week attracts more than 2,500 participants and 200 collaborating local and international organizations working in some 130 countries. The 2014 World Water Week in Stockholm will take place Aug. 31 Continue reading