With ambitions to create change at a national level for the benefit of Kenya’s schoolchildren, the SWASH+ project has focused on research and advocacy on the benefits of school WASH, and later, on solutions to keeping these services in place.
“We will not run away and give up on our country. We will survive this war, and help bring change to Yemen.”
Water. Tasteless. Odorless. Colorless. You can see right through it. So when you have it in abundance, it’s easy to, well, look right past it, to take it for granted, in fact.
“We were drinking unclean water before CARE came. We feared our children would fall sick from drinking water from the river and the swamp,” Rebecca Utou told me when I met her in Rom, a small town north of Malakal on the Nile River.
Our life-changing and lifesaving water programs help:
- People with clean, safe water, especially during times of disaster
- Schools learn the link between education and water, sanitation and hygiene
Water is essential to life. And yet it could have kept Susan out of school for good.
We partner with organizations and alliances working to bring clean water, safe sanitation and improved hygiene practices to people around the world.
Learn about our partnerships: