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Does Micro-financing Sanitation Really Work? Episode 3

Inspired by Ned Breslin's "Naked Truth" episode on Micro-finance Loans (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnNPgtx7mdY ), Water For People-Malawi takes a step back and asks some probing questions about the effectiveness of micro-financing sanitation.
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Author: Water For People
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Blantyre
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30 April 2013
Last updated: Wed, 05/15/2013 - 12:40

The Widows’ Plight

Providing knowledge and changing behaviour, and need to cater the social and
financial issues in the community

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Author: Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd
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25 February 2013
Last updated: Mon, 02/25/2013 - 12:20

Does Micro-financing Sanitation Really Work? Episode 2

Water For People-Malawi takes a step back and asks some probing questions about the effectiveness of micro-financing sanitation. Through one woman's story , Water For People looks beyond the repayment/default ratios and statistics to understand whether micro-finance can catalyze a longer term relationship between humans and their toilets.

 

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Author: Water For People Malawi
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Peri-Urban Blantyre in Malawi
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December 2012
Last updated: Thu, 01/03/2013 - 11:33

Livelihood Links to Poor Water Quality in India: Alternates

 

The water quality problem in India is severe in many pockets of the country. It has been learnt that there are comparatively less efforts toward addressing the problems related to water quality by government and other agencies in India. We have examples where the youth could not find jobs in organizations or public sector agencies those take physical fitness test by looking in each parameter of health of a person. In majority of cases the health authorities are not aware about the severity of endemic water quality problems in their area. The institutional coordination and knowledge networking efforts are shockingly negligible. This article tells that what the agencies and government should consider in such situation.  

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Author: K N Vajpai
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India
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30 November 2012
Last updated: Tue, 12/11/2012 - 19:40

Life In Dhaka’s Largest Slum

Each day poses new threats and new questions for Jahan Ara, 33: Whether to eat food cooked beside the rolling sewage near her home or stay hungry and avoid disease?

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Author: Alka Pande
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13 August 2012
Last updated: Tue, 08/14/2012 - 10:32

Umesh Pandey wants to make sanitation and hygiene everybody's business

Umesh Pandey from Nepal talks to WSSCC about making sanitation and hygiene part of the global development agenda and "everybody's business".

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Author: Umesh Pandey
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21 June 2012
Last updated: Thu, 06/21/2012 - 12:07

Keo Samon brings sanitation closer to home

Keo Samon lives in Koh Ko village in south eastern Cambodia, together with her family. Despite being from a poor background, she was inspired through GSF work to contruct a simple toilet. Read more!

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17 April 2012
Last updated: Thu, 05/24/2012 - 13:12

A Story of Sana & Kalsoom for Menstrual Hygiene Promotion

Sana, a young girl -  a student of  class 9 and member of the School Hygiene Club is proving herself as an agent of change by promoting best practices of Menstrual Hygiene Management in Pakistan.

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Author: Saifullah Khan
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Mardan Khyber Pakhunkhwa
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1 February 2012
Last updated: Wed, 03/21/2012 - 11:31

My experiences at the WSSCC Global Forum on Sanitation and Hygiene in Mumbai

Having benefitted from being a WSSCC member since 2009, I was incredibly fortunate to have participated in the Global Forum on Sanitation and Hygiene in October, with financial support from WSSCC.

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Author: Janet Ngene
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9 December 2011
Last updated: Fri, 12/09/2011 - 17:17

Water for Children’s Health in Cambodia

New wells boost health, safety, cleanliness and food security

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Author: Hang Hybunna
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Kampong Cham, Cambodia
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19 September 2011
Last updated: Wed, 09/21/2011 - 19:28