Wednesday, 19 November 2008

#13 World Toilet Day 2008

Ada Williams, WaterAid's Learning Coordinator for Sanitation in West Africa

19 November is World Toilet Day – a day to celebrate the humble, yet vitally important, toilet and to raise awareness of the global sanitation crisis. Ada Williams, WaterAid's Learning Coordinator for Sanitation in West Africa, explores the issues.



Download our World Toilet Day 2008 podcast MP3, 10Mb, 11mins

Thursday, 18 September 2008

#12: WaterAid's work in Madagascar

WaterAid's Country representative in Madagascar, Lucky Lowe

WaterAid's Country representative in Madagascar, Lucky Lowe, talks about our work in the country - from using puppets shows and drama to break down sanitation taboos at community level to influencing key decision makers at policy level.



Listen to WaterAid's work in Madagascar podcast MP3, 11Mb, 12mins

Friday, 22 August 2008

#11: Voicing water and sanitation

Aline Ou├ędraogo, from WaterAid in Burkina Faso, discusses how they helped set up of the Civil Society Network which acts as the public's voice on issues of water and sanitation, and the use of theatre in broaching the taboo subject of sanitation and hygiene.


Listen to Voicing water and sanitation MP3, 9Mb, 10mins

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

#10: WaterAid's work with children - part 2

Lydia Zigomo, WaterAid's Head of Region - East Africa, explores the problems a lack of clean water and sanitation pose to children and how WaterAid works with them to improve their situation.


Listen to Part 2, MP3, 6.5Mb, 6.5 mins

#10: WaterAid's work with children - part 1

Lydia Zigomo, WaterAid's Head of Region - East Africa, explores the problems a lack of clean water and sanitation pose to children and how WaterAid works with them to improve their situation.


Listen to Part 1, MP3, 8Mb, 8mins

Monday, 23 June 2008

#9: Eco community in Nepal

Lajana Manandhar, who works for WaterAid's partner Lumanti in Nepal, talks about an innovative project to tackle the growing problem of waste water management in the urban areas of Kathmandu.

Listen here (6 mins, 5Mb)

Wednesday, 30 April 2008

#8: Water and sanitation in Pakistan, part 2

Pamela Rodrigues


Pamela Rodrigues, WaterAid's Country Representative in Pakistan, talks about the work of WaterAid and its partners in Pakistan, as well as how the Pakistani Government addresses water and sanitation.



Listen to part 2 (5 mins)

Tuesday, 29 April 2008

#7: Water and sanitation in Pakistan, part 1

Pamela Rodrigues


Pamela Rodrigues, WaterAid's Country Representative in Pakistan, talks about the work of WaterAid and its partners in Pakistan, as well as how the Pakistani Government addresses water and sanitation.



Listen to part 1 (8mins)

Wednesday, 13 February 2008

#6: Managing water, part 2

Yerefolo MaliYerefolo Malle, WaterAid's Country Representative in Burkina Faso, explains why climate change is hitting his country hard, and how water resource management can help.

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#5: Managing water, part 1

Yerefolo MaliYerefolo Malle, WaterAid's Country Representative in Burkina Faso, explains why the need for good water resource management is growing in West Africa, and describes some of the techniques used - including small dam construction and rooftop rainwater harvesting.

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Friday, 11 January 2008

#4: Women in Nigeria

Deborah KogiDeborah Kogi works for one of WaterAid's partners, an organisation called Women in Nigeria. In this edition, Deborah talks about the importance of including women in the decision-making process when carrying out water and sanitation projects.

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