How water and sanitation affects school attendance
In a country with over 20 million children out of school, a project has shown that clean water and sanitary toilets are means to get and keep children in school.
May 03, 2023
Safe drinking water: Catalyst for new business opportunities and improved wellbeing
The Small Town WASH Activity is providing relief, improving the wellbeing of families and helping residents of Dikumari community, Yobe state actualize their dreams of economic growth. Umar’s story.
May 02, 2023
Creating solid structures for sustainability with the Water Consumers Association
How do we preserve facilities built in communities? Here’s how the Small Town WASH Activity is improving the capacity of residents to encourage ownership, foster coordination and ensure sustenance.
May 01, 2023
Access to clean water helps restore the dignity of indigent families in Yobe state
Access to clean safe through the Small Town WASH Activity is ending embarrassment, enhancing the quality of life and improving productivity for families in Dikumari community, Yobe state.
April 16, 2023
Finding ability in disability: Conflict affected family empowered to conquer the past
Displaced by insurgency and in despair, Karu Bulama and her husband, both partially blind, faced hardship. See how the ADAPT II program fanned the flames of hope, changing their lives for the better.
April 14, 2023
Helping rural women adapt to government’s cashless policy through innovation
How Mercy Corps innovative payment system is fostering compliance with the new cashless policy and empowering women in communities in Katsina state to own their finances.
April 11, 2023
Leveraging communities’ trusted source of information to vaccine access and acceptance
The vaccine access program is increasing the rate of COVID-19 vaccination through the establishment and strengthening of Community COVID-19 Response Committees (CRC), which are composed of diverse community leaders and members of diverse groups.