Global Women's Water Initiative

GWWI supports African women leaders to become water and sanitation technicians, educators, and entrepreneurs through sustainable, community-driven clean water initiatives. We also work to stimulate local economic development by investing in women's long-term entrepreneurial leadership and expertise. As technicians, women are trained and supported to build self-supply WASH solutions such as rainwater harvesting systems, toilets, and water treatment technologies. As educators, women offer hygiene education in the community to encourage proper hygiene practices to reduce the risk of water-related disease. As entrepreneurs, women earn income by making and selling water and hygiene rela...
Help Kenyan and Ugandan Women Provide Clean Water
Over 3.4 million people die per year from poor water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) conditions. Global Women's Water Initiative (GWWI) trains African women to build and sell water filters, promote good hygiene practices and become social entrepreneurs launching WASH businesses. Help GWWI support female technicians to build 200 biosand filters providing clean water and promoting good hygiene to 1000s of students and families in Kenya and Uganda, keeping girls in schools and women earning income! project reportread updates from the field
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