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Global Water Challenge Announces the Development of WHdx - an Open Data Exchange to Improve Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) in Healthcare Facilities

New platform to be a critical resource for governments, NGOs, and companies to close the gap of 1 in 4 healthcare facilities without basic water services
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WASHINGTON, November 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Global Water Challenge (GWC), in partnership with Millennium Water Alliance (MWA) and funding partner the Conrad N.

Global Water Challenge and AMREF Health Africa Launch Women and Girl-Focused Impact Partnership

Program to Empower up to 125,000 Women and Girls in Coffee- and Tea-Growing Communities of Kenya and Tanzania
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WASHINGTON, October 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, as the world celebrates Global Handwashing Day, Global Water Challenge (GWC), with Amref Health Africa, launched a high impact community water partnership with support from The Starbucks Foundation to empower women and girls in coffee- and tea-growing communities of Kenya and Tanzania. This support is part of The Starbucks Foundation’s commitment to invest in at least 250,000 women and families in coffee-, tea- and cocoa-growing communities globally by 2025.

Oceans 2050 Receives Grant From WWF, With Support From Bezos Earth Fund, for Global Effort to Quantify Seaweed Carbon Sequestration

Groundbreaking Global Study Will Deliver Evidence and Methodology to Validate and Monetize the Carbon Sequestration Impact of Ocean Farming
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MARCH 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Today, Oceans 2050 Co-Founder Alexandra Cousteau and Chief Scientist Professor Carlos Duarte announced a new grant for their work from World Wildlife Fund (WWF). As part of its $100M grant from the Bezos Earth Fund, WWF will provide support to Oceans 2050 for their pathbreaking work on seaweed and carbon. The funding will support the group’s work to quantify the role of seaweed aquaculture as a key recovery wedge for the world's oceans and its ability to sequester carbon.

Global Water Challenge & The Coca-Cola Foundation Announce Support for Ten New Grantees

New wave of investment will positively impact over 100,000 people, advance progress for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
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WASHINGTON, December 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Global Water Challenge (GWC) and The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF) announced US$1.28MM in new grantmaking from their ongoing partnership to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across Eurasia, the Middle East, and North Africa.

Global Water Challenge - Celebrating 10 Years of Impact

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Global Water Challenge, or GWC, is celebrating 10 years of impact in the water sector. Founded in 2006, GWC is non-profit coalition of leading organizations committed to universal access to clean water and sanitation. Drawing upon the expertise and assets of its members, GWC is able to create partnerships that achieve far greater results than any one organization could by itself.

Travel + Leisure Auction to Support Global Water Challenge and WaterHealth International


Founded in 2006 as an independent 501(c)3 organization, Global Water Challenge (GWC) works to raise awareness on our world’s most pressing water challenges and shine a light on effective solutions across developing world markets. GWC works with partners from across sectors to create innovative and sustainable partnerships that fund a number of high-impact water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) initiatives across the globe.

Parkour and Ninja Athletes Team Up With Global Water Challenge and H2O for Life to Raise Awareness of Global Water Crisis Among Youth

Know Obstacles, in partnership with Rockethub, and Ovation Network, to launch with film, iKnowObstacles: Water Crisis
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ARLINGTON, VA, October 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Around the world, 884 million people lack access to safe drinking water, and 2.6 billion have inadequate sanitation. Every 20 seconds, a child dies of preventable water-borne disease. These water-related challenges stunt international development and economic growth around the world. In response, Know Obstacles, Global Water Challenge and H2O for Life are teaming up to bring awareness of these challenges.

Global Framework for Sharing Water Point Data Launched with Largest Ever Public Data Set

New Approach to Sharing Water Data Promises Improved Water Access around the World
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WASHINGTON, May 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Around the world, one in nine people lack access to safe water. While progress is being made, efforts have been limited by challenges in establishing a clear picture of water point access. Despite a growing trend of collecting data on water projects, there has previously been no consistent way to share this information among parties, making it difficult to fully understand the water challenges faced around the world.

Fifth WASH Sustainability Forum, Tipping Point in the Sustainability Debate?

Amsterdam will soon host the 5th WASH Sustainability Forum, where over 160 water, sanitation and hygiene professionals will discuss how to tackle sustainability challenges.

Sustainability is a hot topic in the development sector at large. In the water and sanitation sector, there have been a range of events, partnerships and websites dedicated to collectively recognising, understanding and addressing sustainability challenges. In March this year, for example, the Australian WASH sector organised the 'WASH for everyone, everywhere' conference in Brisbane exploring the topic in light of the post-2015 development agenda.

Video and Photos From the 2014 WASH Sustainability Forum

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On 30 June and 1 July practical tools to keep water and sanitation systems running were discussed at the 2014 WASH Sustainability Forum. 


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