What Can WASH Grantmakers Learn from the Sanitation and Water for All Partnership?

April 30, 2012  |  by

“Forty years ago today, Apollo 16 landed on the moon… By anyone’s standards it was a triumph of science, technology, and political will. I remember so many of us thinking that if humankind can do this, what could humankind NOT accomplish?” UNICEF executive director Anthony Lake continued on April 20 at the Sanitation and Water for…

5 Questions for… Ned Breslin of Water For People

April 23, 2012  |  by

If you are interested in participating in this series, send us an e-mail at: WASHfunders@foundationcenter.org. 1. What is the number one most critical issue facing the WASH sector today? That, as a sector, if we continue to muddle through with small-scale projects, and with programs that have no chance of scale or replication, and if we…

Interview with WaterAid’s Joshua Briemberg

April 16, 2012  |  by

Credit: WaterAid / Joshua Briemberg Joshua Briemberg, WaterAid’s Country Representative in Nicaragua, discusses the launch of WaterAid’s Nicaragua program, the organization’s first foray into Latin America, and outlines future plans for helping some of the country’s poorest, least accessible and largely indigenous communities gain access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene. Why did WaterAid decide to…

JMP Indicators Updated on Funding Map

April 9, 2012  |  by

Last month, the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) publicly released new country-level data on the proportion of the population using an improved drinking-water source and the proportion of the population using an improved sanitation facility.  We’re pleased to report that WASHfunders has added the 2010 JMP data as a new overlay to its funding map, giving site users the…