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  1. Using Technology and Microenterprise in Honduras

    MWA affiliate member Water Missions International is featured in this report from the American Society of  Mechanical Engineers:—articles/articles/global-impact/clean-water-and-sanitation-come-to-honduras

    August 29, 2012UncategorizedNo comments
  2. New Civil Society Rep Elected for SWA

    Washington, DC | August 7, 2012 WASH NGOs in North America and Europe have elected Thilo Panzerbieter, founder and executive director of the German Toilet Organization, to be the new northern civil society representative to the international steering committee for Sanitation and Water All (SWA), the global network of governments and other organizations committed to […]

    August 7, 2012UncategorizedNo comments
  3. MWA Welcomes New Member

    WASHINGTON, DC, December 4, 2012 – The Millennium Water Alliance (MWA), the consortium of US-based organizations that implement water, sanitation and hygiene education programs throughout the developing world, today welcomes the prestigious  IRC  International Water and Sanitation Centre as an affiliate member of MWA. “This is exciting for us because IRC is so highly respected […]

    December 4, 2012UncategorizedNo comments
  4. Global Handwashing Day September 27, 2012UncategorizedNo comments
  5. MWA Welcomes Pure Water for the World

    WASHINGTON, DC, Jan 14, 2013 – The Millennium Water Alliance (MWA), the consortium of US-based organizations that implement water, sanitation and hygiene education programs throughout the developing world, today welcomes the innovative Vermont-based charity Pure Water for World  as an affiliate member of MWA. “We are extremely pleased to have Pure Water for the World as […]

    January 15, 2013UncategorizedNo comments
  6. New Multiple Use Water Improvements Project in Ethiopia

    Addis Ababa, 12 April 2013: As part of The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation’s commitment to helping create sustainable communities, it announced today the launch of Replenish Africa Initiative’s (RAIN) Multiple Use Water Improvements project. “At Coca-Cola, we recognize that by strengthening the communities we serve, we strengthen our business. We know that providing water access is […]

    April 15, 2013UncategorizedNo comments
  7. MWA Multiple Use Water Services (MUS) Highlighted at USWP World Water Day Event

    Washington DC – MWAProgram Officer Daniel Smith presented MWA’s growing experience in Multiple Use Water Services – or “MUS” at a U.S. Water Partnership workshop at US State Department March 22. The workshop capped off the first anniversary celebration of the U.S. Water Partnership, a coalition of government agencies, academia, NGOs, and the private sector […]

    April 26, 2013UncategorizedNo comments
  8. WASH Collaboration in New PBA Journal

    MWA Program Director Susan Dundon and Improve International Executive Director Susan Davis have coauthored an article showcasing MWA’s development of a partnership platform in water and sanitation.  The article appears in the first publication of Betwixt and Between – The Journal of Partnership Brokering, by the Partnership Brokers Association. The article draws from Improve International’s study […]

    May 21, 2013UncategorizedNo comments
  9. 3R/MUS Pilot in Kamboe, Kenya

    May 15, 2013, Kamboe Village, Marsabit County, Kenya – Shortly into our discussion with the Water Management Committee in this settlement of the Rendille tribe, a notion of just how complex the local water supply situation began to emerge. “In 1996, we moved the village to this place from further downhill because it is safer […]

    June 5, 2013UncategorizedNo comments
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    June 12, 2013UncategorizedNo comments
  11. The Multiple Use Service Strategy (MUS)

    The Millennium Water Alliance has adopted Multiple Use Water Services (MUS) as an institutional strategy to meet the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) needs of users in rural and peri-urban areas of developing countries.  The IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre defines MUS as an approach to water services that considers the multiple needs of […]

    June 26, 2013UncategorizedNo comments
  12. MWA Lazos de Agua, Coca-Cola Latin America, FEMSA Fundacion Launch New Three-Year WASH Program in Five Countries

    May 29, 2013 – The Millennium Water Alliance joined with Coca-Cola Latin America and The FEMSA Foundation in Mexico City on May 29 to officially launch their new partnership to bring new and improved water and sanitation access to more than 110,000 people in some of the poorest regions of Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua […]

    June 13, 2013UncategorizedNo comments
  13. 3R/MUS in Marsabit County, Kenya

    May 22, 2013, Marsabit County, Kenya – Speeding north across the dusty savannah between Isiolo and Marsabit, I saw a young Rendille herdsman with a goad in one hand and an empty plastic bottle extended towards our Land Cruiser in the other. The gesture was universal: he needed water. Upon spotting him, our driver, Mohammed – a steel-toothed […]

    June 14, 2013UncategorizedNo comments
  14. Aligning WASH Sustainability Policy

    Daniel Smith, MWA Latin America Program officer, presented on how NGO headquarters’ sustainability policies translate down to activities in the field, and how ideas from the field get integrated into organizational policy at the Aligning WASH Sustainability Policy webinar. To view this the presentation, click on the link below: MWA Aligning WASH Sustainability Policy     […]

    July 17, 2013UncategorizedNo comments
  15. H.R. 2901 Introduced In the House

    -August 5, 2013- Last Thursday, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced the 2013 version of the Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act on the House floor. The bill,assigned H.R. 2901 is to strengthen implementation of the 2005 act by “improving the capacity of the United States Government to implement, leverage, and monitor and evaluate programs to […]

    August 5, 2013UncategorizedNo comments
  16. Senate Appropriations Committee Approves $405 million for WASH in FY 2014

    -August 5, 2013-   On July 25th the full Senate Appropriations Committee recommended $405 million in FY 2014 for activities under the Sen. Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act, this is the highest level ever since the bill was passed in 2005. MWA particularly acknowledges Senators Dick Durbin(D-IL), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and Lindsey Graham […]

    August 5, 2013UncategorizedNo comments
  17. House Panel Hears WASH Testimony – First Hearing in the 113th Congress

    On the same day as Water for the World (HR 2901) was introduced, the House Subcommittee on Africa & Global Health met to hear great testimony from five witnesses on progress made in public health through WASH interventions.     Watch the full hearing  See the subcommittee transcript The testimony of Part 1 begins at […]

    August 6, 2013UncategorizedNo comments
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