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Women-Led Water Advances Gender Equity in Rwanda

by Global Water Challenge
Women-Led Water Advances Gender Equity in Rwanda
Women-Led Water Advances Gender Equity in Rwanda
Women-Led Water Advances Gender Equity in Rwanda
Women-Led Water Advances Gender Equity in Rwanda
Women-Led Water Advances Gender Equity in Rwanda
Women-Led Water Advances Gender Equity in Rwanda

Thanks to your generosity, Global Water Challenge and women for water are supporting Global Grassroots’ water venture – Bright Future.

Bright Future is working to increase access to safe and clean water for 750 families –approximately 3,000 people – while reducing gender-based violence and increasing the economic and emotional wellbeing of women and girls living in the Bugarama Village, Rwanda.

Global Grassroots is also conducting trainings and disseminating information on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), gender equity and family planning across the community and providing health insurance and improved water access to vulnerable families.

Again, thank you for your continued support! Because of you, we are able to provide clean water to Rwandans who need it most.

Follow women for water’s journey to empower women and girls across 10,000 communities with access to WASH and life skills programs by 2030 on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook! You can also see Global Grassroots’ impact here.

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Thanks to your generosity, Global Water Challenge and women for water are able to support Global Grassroots’ work to advance gender equity in Rwanda. Together, we are providing clean water access and business training to community members in the Jali Sector. Global Grassroots is also mobilizing women-led water ventures to transform their community through clean water access, while addressing violence, equity, and now COVID-19.

In recent months, Global Grassroots has adapted their long-term goals to respond to the immediate need for publicly available water for handwashing and sanitation. Through their women-led venture teams, Global Grassroots is installing ten temporary handwashing stations near water points and distributing soap-making supplies to over 1,500 people. Additionally, each venture team will conduct hygiene training on handwashing and COVID-19 prevention to keep community members safe and healthy.

Follow women for water’s journey to empower women and girls across 10,000 communities with access to WASH and life skills programs by 2030 on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook! You can also see Global Grassroots’ impact here.

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Global Water Challenge

Location: Arlington, VA - USA
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Project Leader:
Victoria McLeod
Arlington, VA United States
$5,835 raised of $12,000 goal
 
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