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WEDC Institute publishes village and school program evaluations

This July Program Director Angelique Dioguardi and Program Manager Osbert Atwijukye presented three papers at the WEDC International Conference, with topics including improving water point sustainability through savings groups, creating hygiene habits in schoolchildren, and turning sludge into fuel briquettes. Below we have included the conference paper...

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The Water Trust welcomes Mike Trapanese to the board

Mike Trapanese is an executive at analytics company VantageScore Solutions, where he has helped to scale operations through a period of rapid growth. He has previously held roles in strategy and corporate development within the financial services industry. Mike holds an undergraduate degree in Economics...

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A story of community empowerment for the new year

In Kanayaranyara village in western Uganda, 350 people began the year without a trustworthy, inexpensive way to save and take out loans. What does this have to do with clean water? The year before, the village’s well broke and they couldn’t come up with the funds they...

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