New Data Added to WASHfunders

October 9, 2013  |  by

Our team at WASHfunders.org is pleased to announce several new enhancements to the site. The funding map now includes a data feed from the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI). IATI is a voluntary, multi-stakeholder initiative that seeks to improve the transparency of aid. Following consultations with donor and developing countries, the initiative developed a common, open standard for…

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…

Diarrheal Disease Indicator Added to Funding Map

February 7, 2012  |  by

Lack of access to clean water, inadequate sanitation, and poor hygiene are inextricably linked to the prevalence of gastrointestinal infections. Diarrhea, a common symptom of these infections, kills around 2.2 million people globally each year, mostly children in developing countries. Given this stark reality, diarrheal disease death rates are a critically important contextual indicator for…

Introducing WASHfunders.org

October 21, 2011  |  by

The Foundation Center is pleased to announce the launch of WASHfunders.org. Designed with philanthropic donors in mind, WASHfunders.org gives funders a “one stop shop” for the data and information they need to improve water access, sanitation, and hygiene around the world. Though grantmakers are the primary audience for the site, we suspect that others interested…