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Nicaragua

Women Leading the Charge
for Water and Sanitation

June 17, 2019

As mayor of the district of San Rafael del Norte in Nicaragua, Doña Norma commands respect. She and her family have a long and respected history in the district, so when Doña Norma speaks up, people listen.

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Loans for Toilets

October 4, 2018

A lasting approach to sanitation must consider how to create behavior change and local ownership. Many governments or nonprofits give away toilets, but we’ve found that model ineffective and unsustainable. If families invest in improving their own bathrooms, they are more likely to use them.

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Changing the Future
through Safe Sanitation

October 4, 2018

Francisco Javier Palacios is creating healthier futures in the district of San Rafael del Norte, Nicaragua by changing the way people think about sanitation.

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