Category Archives: water & hygiene

What’s Next? Support Women Vendors and Their Children To Have Access to Clean Water


In 2014, women vendors of Carbon Market, Cebu’s largest market were displaced by a devastating fire. In 2017, they’re still waiting for justice. Their substandard homes lack a basic sewer system that created a public health hazard of filthy, standing water and resulted in the death of a toddler due to dengue fever. Can you donate $25 to help build a basic water sewer system and provide access to clean water to 67 families? Continue reading

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“The BOB” Latrine: Toilet Without Water


Rotarian and inventor, Bob Newlon tries out and builds the new “BOB Toilet” a biodegradable, zero waste toilet invention that doesn’t use water in remote village in Giporlos, Samar Philippines. Continue reading

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