PROGRAMS + IMPACTS

WE SUPPORT A RANGE OF PROVEN PROGRAM TYPES AROUND THE WORLD, INCLUDING:

Community
Water Access

Community
Water Access

women for water initiatives focused on community water access provide reliable drinking water and water for productive use to communities – saving women time, improving family health, and reducing incidence of violence during walks to water sources.
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Sanitation


Sanitation

women for water initiatives that focus on menstrual hygiene management (MHM) address taboos related to menstruation, support entrepreneurs in relevant business ventures and provide young women with the ability to attend school during menstruation. Such initiatives improve health, privacy and dignity.

WASH Enterprise
Development

WASH Enterprise Development

women for water initiatives support community members, and particularly women, in mobilizing their own WASH enterprises, including latrine production and sales and MHM-related ventures. <br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>

Business Skills
Development

Business Skills
Development

women for water pairs water-based activities with business skills training and resources to support community members, particularly women, in starting and managing their own enterprises. Such activities include capacity building, mentorship, acccess to microfinance and land rights advocacy support.

Sustainable
Agriculture

Sustainable
Agriculture

Sustainable agriculture is a focus of the women for water platform because of the high percentage of women farmers in the agricultural industry, particularly in Africa. women for water initiatives equip farmers, particularly women, with the resources and training needed to overcome barriers to agricultural productivity.

Whole Person
Leadership

Whole Person
Leadership

In addition to the enterprise-related training that the platform provides, women for water prioritizes Whole Person Leadership by investing in women both personally and professionally to support mental, emotional, and
physical well-being.

RAPIDLY
EXPANDING
IMPACT IN
COMMUNITIES
OF NEED.

We aim to reach 10,000 communities through WASH and life skills programs by 2030.

Our programs are currently implemented in various communities within the following countries:

  • Armenia
  • Cameroon
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • eSwatini

  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan

  • Kenya
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Mozambique
  • Pakistan
  • Rwanda

  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • USA

COMMUNITIES ARE TRANSFORMED WHEN WOMEN AND GIRLS HAVE ACCESS TO WATER.
MASS SUPPORT IS CRITICAL TO TAKE OUR PROVEN PROGRAMS TO SCALE.

PROGRAM TYPES

Water Access
Provides reliable drinking water and water for productive use.

Sustainable Agriculture
Equips women farmers with resources and training to overcome barriers to agricultural productivity.

Sanitation
Enables young women to attend school during menstruation and improves conditions in healthcare facilities.

Small Business Creation
Facilitates training and resources that enable women to start and manage their own enterprises.

Partnership snapshot – Global Grassroots

women for water and Global Grassroots are providing women-led water ventures in Rwanda’s Jali Sector with the resources needed to help transform their communities.

With reliable access to clean water closer to their homes, women in this community:

  • Reinvest their time into other productive activities, including enterprise and education
  • Experience less violence both in fetching water and at the home
  • Benefit from improved health and the ability to provide their families with more nutritious foods

Partnership snapshot – Jordan River Foundation

  • The Jordan River Foundation (JRF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization focused on child safety and community empowerment. women for water is partnering with JRF to promote the efficient and sustainable use of water at both the household and community through trainings and awareness raising sessions on water conservation technology and techniques.

Partnership snapshot – Mama Maji

  • Mama Maji is a non-profit organization that works to empower women through water access. Their programs provide women the necessary tools to turn their greatest burdens into pathways to success. In Kenya, women for water is partnering with Mama Maji to empower women entrepreneurs to establish and scale their own water and sanitation enterprises. Women will gain access to locally-made machines to build and sell rainwater harvesting tanks and compressed earth blocks.

PARTNERSHIP SNAPSHOT

women for water and Global Grassroots are providing women-led water ventures in Rwanda’s Jali Sector with the resources needed to help transform their communities.

With reliable access to clean water closer to their homes, women in this community:

  • Reinvest their time into other productive activities, including enterprise and education
  • Experience less violence both in fetching water and at the home
  • Benefit from improved health and the ability to provide their families with more nutritious foods

The Jordan River Foundation (JRF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization focused on child safety and community empowerment. women for water is partnering with JRF to promote the efficient and sustainable use of water at both the household and community through trainings and awareness raising sessions on water conservation technology and techniques.

Mama Maji is a non-profit organization that works to empower women through water access. Their programs provide women the necessary tools to turn their greatest burdens into pathways to success. In Kenya, women for water is partnering with Mama Maji to empower women entrepreneurs to establish and scale their own water and sanitation enterprises. Women will gain access to locally-made machines to build and sell rainwater harvesting tanks and compressed earth blocks.