Harnessing the Community to Improve a Nation’s Health

USAID Water Team
Jan 17, 2017 · 6 min read
Community members collect water from a rehabilitated water point in the Kabuela, Kanda Kanda health zone, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo credit: USAID/Democratic Republic of Congo
A Kanda Kanda WASH Committee president conducts an education session on community-led total sanitation. Photo credit: Déca Banza

When it comes to restoring community health it’s important to start with the basics — clean water and sanitation.

WASH Activities

“Our village is clean and the people of other villages envy us.”

A child in the Bilomba health zone washes his hands after using the latrine. Photo credit: Déca Banza

WASH and Nutrition Integration

A woman washes her hands at an IHP-built water point at the Walungu General Referral Hospital. Photo credit: Rebecca Weaver

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Global Waters tells the story of USAID's water-related efforts around the globe, featuring in-depth articles exploring solutions to local as well as global water challenges, opinion pieces by development professionals, and first-hand accounts from stakeholders and beneficiaries.