Tag Archives: sanitation

Christian Holmes on WASH Accomplishments and Lessons Learned



Christian Holmes is Deputy Assistant Administrator in USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment, and the Agency’s first-ever Global Water Coordinator. In his capacity as Global Water Coordinator, Holmes has been responsible for overseeing the Agency’s water programming portfolio since 2011. As he departs from the Agency in January 2017, Holmes sat down with … Continue reading Christian Holmes on WASH Accomplishments and Lessons Learned


Cheryl Hicks on USAID-Toilet Board Coalition Partnership



Cheryl Hicks is executive director of the Toilet Board Coalition, a public-private partnership that uses market-based solutions to deliver sustainable sanitation improvements, at scale, in communities around the world. In honor of World Toilet Day (November 19), Hicks speaks with Global Waters Radio about the Coalition’s recently launched multi-year partnership with USAID, and the Coalition’s … Continue reading Cheryl Hicks on USAID-Toilet Board Coalition Partnership


The Suaahara project teaches mothers how often to feed their infants in a day and the importance of responsive feeding. Since 2011, the project has worked in 20 districts to improve maternal and child nutrition. Photo credit: Valerie Caldas, Suaahara Source: https://flic.kr/p/jxcz9Q

Emily Rand on Improved Child Feces Management



Emily Rand is a water supply and sanitation specialist at the World Bank, who also teaches about the design, implementation, and evaluation of WASH programs at George Washington University in Washington, DC. In her recent conversation with Global Waters Radio, Rand discusses key findings from recent research produced by the World Bank and UNICEF in … Continue reading Emily Rand on Improved Child Feces Management


Piet deVries on Sanitation Behavior Change in Liberia



Piet deVries is Senior WASH Specialist and Liberia Country Director for Global Communities, a Maryland-based NGO with programs in more than 20 countries around the world. In his recent sit-down with Global Waters Radio, deVries discussed his experiences in Liberia promoting community-led total sanitation (CLTS) over the past several years, as former chief of party … Continue reading Piet deVries on Sanitation Behavior Change in Liberia


Eddy Perez on Lessons Learned and New Trends in the Sanitation Sector



Eddy Perez is a professor of practice in sanitation at the Emory School of Public Health’s Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. In his recent conversation with Global Waters Radio, Perez talks about his career in the sanitation sector, shares lessons he has learned along the way, and explains why sanitation improvements in … Continue reading Eddy Perez on Lessons Learned and New Trends in the Sanitation Sector


Darren Saywell on Community-Led Total Sanitation



Darren Saywell is Senior Director for the Water, Sanitation and Health Practice with Plan International USA. Plan International has recently teamed up with the Water Institute at the University of North Carolina on “Testing Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) Approaches for Scalability,” an operational research initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In this … Continue reading Darren Saywell on Community-Led Total Sanitation