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1 toilet for 100 people: Hear from the girls
Toilets aren’t a glamorous topic to talk about. But they are an important one. There are almost 4 billion people around the world living without safe access to toilets. How do they manage? Some wait until night or walk long distances to find a private place to go. Some use shared bathrooms that aren’t clean. Some are forced to go out in the open near their homes, which creates a major public health hazard. Globally, every day, 700 children die just from diarrhea because of unsafe water and sanitation — that’s one child every two minutes. Learn more.
2022-23 Season Update
WFSS just kicked off the regular operating season in December to implement clean water projects: 32 newly drilled wells, 50 well rehabilitations, 2 water storage and distribution systems, and hygiene education trainings in each community served. But did you know that teams have been working in the field since November implementing projects with established partners like UNICEF and Norwegian Church Aid? Field teams are also gearing up for another project with partner The Carter Center, drilling new wells, and rehabilitating broken wells to continue the successful fight to eradicate guinea worm disease by ensuring access to clean water. Learn more.
Afghanistan's food crisis through the eyes of a mother
To combat malnutrition, FHI 360 is working with Afghan NGOs to train front-line health and humanitarian workers to deliver emergency nutrition services to pregnant and lactating women and their infants. So far, FHI 360 and its partners have trained more than 100 people in five workshops, with more workshops scheduled. Learn more.
Beyond early childhood education
FHI 360, through its local Migrant and Seasonal Head Start programs, is working to provide the children of migrant farmworkers with high-quality, affordable, and reliable early childhood education. Explore this photo story to learn how MSHS is making a difference in the lives of migrant farmworkers.