Information About Water & Sanitation

Water And Sanitation

This component focuses on the improvement of sanitation both at domestic and institutional level. The domestic water supply and quality to mitigate the effects of waterborne and other diseases in the community. This is done through sanitation education and conservation of natural water sources. As a results:


a)      The time freed up from water collection means women have more time for work and productivity within the community increases

b)      When children no longer have to collect water they can spend more time in education, improving their chances of a brighter future

c)      Hygiene education programmes and practices dramatically improve the health of a community, heavily reducing the amount of water related diseases and deaths

 Clean water lays the foundations to a brighter future and creates a happier world

For every $1 invested in water and sanitation, there is an economic return of between $3 – $34 (WHO)