Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Water.org Receives $2.9M Grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust to Provide Safe Water and Sanitation in East Africa
Through a $1.2 million grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust and the work of Water.org, 16,000 people will gain access to safe water and improved sanitation in Kenya. In addition, Water.org's health and hygiene education programs will reach at least 8,000 people, resulting in improved healthy behaviors and long-term change within the community.
An additional grant of $1.7 million will provide 26,000 people in Ghana with safe water and sanitation while Water.org's community-led total sanitation activities are implemented in 15 communities, focusing on the behavioral change needed to ensure real and sustainable sanitation improvements....