By Lisa Talley, WASH-Rotary Action Group Marketing and Communications Chair The WASH Rotary Action Group (WASH-RAG) supports and ensures sustainable, long-lasting, clean water, sanitation, and hygiene programs to communities in need. In 2007, WASH-RAG was formed to help local Rotary and Rotaract clubs find international projects and global partners, ensuring sustainability by providing technical advice … More Every day is World Water Day for the WASH Rotary Action Group
By Erica Gwynn, Area of Focus Manager for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (M.S., MPH) What if I told you that you were standing on top of a treasure – a treasure that is hidden from view, slowly flowing between cracks and spaces of the soil, sand and rock beneath your feet? I’m speaking of a … More Groundwater: Making the invisible visible through Rotary
By Service and Engagement Staff It’s easy to take access to water for granted. Your access to water relies on pipes, tanks, treatment systems, and more to get water to your door. Many people lack access to clean water, putting them at risk of dehydration and disease. Every year, UN-Water coordinates the United Nations international … More Celebrate #WorldWaterDay
By the Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group (WASRAG) Water is one of the most essential parts of life and a basic human right. According to the United Nations, there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home, spending countless hours queuing or trekking to distant sources, and coping … More Splash into action, it’s World Water Day
By the Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group (WASRAG) Today, 1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water contaminated with feces, putting them at risk of contracting cholera, dysentery, typhoid and polio. In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly officially designated 22 March as World Water Day. This annual day is coordinated by UN-Water … More Cleaning up the rivers of the world
By the Water and & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group (Wasrag) Today, World Water Day, is a wonderful opportunity to take a look back at the goals Rotary members have achieved in the Wash, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector. Founded in 2007, the Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group (Wasrag) strived to reach the Millennium Development … More Making a splash on World Water Day!
By Rebeca Mendoza, Rotary International Regional Grants Officer Today, World Water Day, is dedicated to learning more about water related issues, sharing our individual stories and projects, and taking action to make a difference. Nearly 1.5 billion people work in water related sectors and nearly all jobs depend on the safe delivery of water. The … More Take the plunge, it’s World Water Day!
By Ellina Kushnir, Rotary Programs staff Every 22 March, World Water Day, clubs around the world join the global community to reaffirm our commitment to improving access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. This year, the United Nations urges us to undertake initiatives that address inadequate access to safe drinking water, proper sanitation, sufficient food, … More Dive into action: it’s World Water Day!