Recognized for efforts in climate action and community resilience, funds will advance global water security and accelerate the delivery of safe water and sanitation.
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The impact of COVID-19 activated an acute awareness of the importance of handwashing, and sensitized citizens across society to the importance of following safe handwashing protocols.
The promise of a brighter future forms part of the aspirations built over the course of a young girl’s life and school career. A safe, functioning school environment, with access to clean water and sanitation facilities is expected during this milestone period of life.
As water related issues have emerged at the forefront of climate related effects, this year’s World Water Week theme of Seeing The Unseen: The Value of Water very timeously draws attention to the far-reaching consequences underscoring global water challenges.
Amidst the myriad of climate related challenges in our daily existence, we pause to reflect and celebrate World Water Week and this year’s theme Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water.
Current global conflict, and the resulting impacts of geopolitical issues on global resources, has brought the climate emergency and water-related challenges into sharper focus.
zendaya and smartwater are collaborating with Global Water Challenge (GWC) and its women for water platform to launch smart solutions: global water challenge, a program that provides funding to help uplift women and their communities through clean water access, sanitation, hygiene and healthy watersheds. As part of the launch, grant funding with be provided to organizations in Oakland, CA, Zendaya’s hometown, and India.
On Thursday, May 5, Global Water Challenge (GWC) held a webinar entitled, The Sanitation Economy: Where Impact and Investment Meet, featuring the newly-established Sanitation and Hygiene Fund (SHF).
As the world acclimatizes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, daily routines across the world have adjusted to heightened awareness around handwashing and the importance of clean sanitary environments.
As we reflect upon this month’s International Women’s Day, we are cognizant, now more than ever, of women and children’s vulnerability amid the upheavals and unpredictable events of the world.