Access to clean water is essential to a safe and decent place to call home. Over several years we worked in Bangladesh with Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh to improve community access to safe water and hygiene.
Where would we be without our mothers? Here are some inspiring stories of mothers that we work with across the Asia Pacific.
Today marks World Health Day and we are reminded of the impact that safe housing has on health. No one should have to choose between good health and other life necessities.
There are 7.4 billion people in the world and each and every one deserves access to safe water for a healthy future. However, 2.1 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water. In fact, by 2050, the world’s population will have grown by an estimated 2 billion people and global water demand could be […]
Thuan, her brother and his four daughters live in a remote village in Vietnam, where access to improved water and sanitation facilities is a crucial need.
In Northern Bangladesh, Habitat for Humanity is helping families upgrade existing unhygienic toilets.
Farida and five neighbouring families live in a remote village in Northern Bangladesh, where lack of access to clean water is crucial need.
November 19 marks World Toilet Day, a day to celebrate all things toilet, and to raise awareness about the huge challenges the world still faces in achieving sanitation for all. This year’s theme, ‘Where Does Our Poo Go?’ reflects the raised bar for sanitation that was set in the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs. […]
Imagine if you had no privacy while using the toilet. For Rojina Khatun and her family, this was a daily struggle.
Habitat for Humanity has organised a water and sanitation committee in Northern Bangladesh and is training local facilitators such as Toma, to help raise awareness in the community.