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24 September 2015

By Jonathan Ekhator and Patrick England Benedict Emori is a community-led total sanitation (CLTS) champion from Abi Local Government Area (LGA), located in Nigeria’s south-eastern Cross River State. He is participating in the Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion in Nigeria (RUSHPIN) programme, implemented by Concern Universal and funded by the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) and […]

15 May 2015

The Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion in Nigeria programme aims to support over 2 million people to improve their WASH practices.

15 June 2014

The RUSHPIN programme favours a community-led approach empowering whole communities to collectively change their sanitation & hygiene behaviour.

25 July 2013

n Abuja this week, the Nigerian Society of Engineers honoured two women who are committed to improving sanitation and hygiene in their country – the Honourable Minister for Water Resources, Mrs Sarah Reng Ochekpe, and WSSCC’s own WASH Ambassador, Eng. Ebele Okeke.  The awards were given at a ceremony attended by leading figures from a range of sectors, both government and NGO.

 

7 June 2012

WSSCC’s WASH Ambassador, Engr. Ebele Okeke, was hard at work again on 6 June 2012 when she visited the office of Nigeria’s National Orientation Agency (NOA), and its Director General, Mr. Mike Omeri.

10 November 2010

In sanitation and hygiene work, it is generally agreed that a bottom-up approach – whereby the wants and needs of the people are solicited and acknowledged – works best. However, sometimes, what is working at the “top” needs to be replicated at local and state/regional levels.

9 November 2010

As a global language, English is useful, but to reach people locally, you have to speak with their tongue. For that reason, the National WASH Coalition in Nigeria, the National Task Group on Sanitation (NTGS), held a four-day advocacy materials translation workshop from 20 to 25 April in Jos, Nigeria, with WSSCC support.

18 January 2019

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)’s vision is a world in which everyone, everywhere is able to practice safe sanitation and hygiene with dignity. Working to facilitate sector coordination at national, regional and global levels, WSSCC believes that the 5th African Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene is a unique opportunity to promote political […]

9 January 2019

Cross River State, South-South Nigeria, has held an annual carnival every year for the past 12 years. Tagged, ‘Africa’s Biggest Street Party’, it brings together an average of 3 million people into Calabar every December. The 2018 Carnival Calabar took a different turn as sanitation and hygiene were at the center stage amidst the fun and entertainment.  […]

4 December 2018

USD $55 million on investments in water, sanitation & hygiene were announced at the Global Citizen Mandela 100 Festival in South Africa Over the last few months, citizens around the globe took over 5.6 million online actions to end extreme poverty, including 1 million who asked global and national leaders to commit to water, sanitation […]

7 November 2018

 ‘Clean hands – a recipe for health’ was the theme of this year’s Global Handwashing Day. By all accounts, it was also a recipe for success. With a focus on fun, members of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) engaged children in many countries around the world in creative ways to help spread […]

31 August 2018

À l’occasion de la célébration de la Journée de l’hygiène menstruelle 2018, les membres du WSSCC ont organisé des centaines d’activités dans le monde entier pour sensibiliser et informer les filles et les femmes sur les questions relatives à la santé menstruelle. Des ateliers ont notamment été animés dans les écoles et les centres de femmes. […]