Collaborate with Rotary partners to further your Water and Sanitation projects

2 Apr

Service in Action

By Chandra Palmer, Rotary International Area of Focus Coordinator

Throughout the developing world, access to clean water and sanitation is far from common. Rotarians work with cooperating organizations to create lasting, positive change through water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) initiatives.

Since 2009, Rotary International has been partnering with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on an International H2O Collaboration in targeted countries to help both organizations take advantage of their unique strengths to improve social and economic conditions in developing countries. For Rotary, this partnership is an opportunity to tap into our global network to support projects that provide access to clean water and improved sanitation. For USAID, it’s a chance to advance the Water and Development Strategy Plan by giving Rotary members and their partners the technical support needed to design and carry out WASH initiatives.

20090407_UG_387By promoting local solutions to address community needs, the collaboration is creating a…

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