Globally,  2.4 billion people still live without access to basic sanitation – and over 760 million of these people live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Today only 27% of Sub-Saharan Africa’s population has…

Ayat Soliman |

New World Bank report shares lessons on how CBS can be an option in achieving citywide inclusive sanitation   Download a free copy here Cities are growing at unprecedented rates, with over two…

Clementine Marie Stip, Seema Thomas, Martin Gambrill |

A redesigned public toilet facility in Addis Ababa Photo: Rebecca Gilsdorf With a population exceeding 3 million, only 10% of Addis residents are connected to the sewerage system and an estimated…

Seema Thomas, Yitbarek Tessema Mammo, Amanuel Teshome Woldetsadik |

Co-authors:  Martin Gambrill, Lead Water Supply & Sanitation Specialist, World Bank  Rebecca Jean Gilsdorf, Water Supply & Sanitation Specialist, World Bank Ndeye Awa Diagne, Young…

Seema Thomas |

Ms. Tettey wakes her children up at 3.30 am every morning to be able to make it to the front of the line at the nearest public toilet block, located about 150 meters from her house in Accra’s La…

Sanyu Lutalo |

اليوم، يعيش أقل من 10% من سكان العالم في فقر مدقع. وبناء على معلومات عن الاحتياجات الأساسية جُمِعت من 15 من البلدان منخفضة الدخل، يُعرِّف البنك الدولي الفقراء المدقعين بأنهم أولئك الذين يعيشون على…

Dean Mitchell Jolliffe, ديفيانشي وادوا |

  Sanitation Blocks in Charmanculo Poor sanitation is the all too familiar story in many expanding African cities and Mozambique’s capital city Maputo is no exception. In fact, over half of the…

Baghi rathan, Odete Duarte Muximpua |

An Introduction to Shared Sanitation Co-authors:Rachel CardoneMartin Gambrill How many people can share a toilet? This question might sound like the start of a joke but it’s actually a serious…

Rebecca Jean Gilsdorf |

马达加斯加Antananarivo,Baobab银行网点出纳员在为客户数钱。 ©  Nyani Quarmyne/IFC 近十年来,国际社会和各国政府为扩大普惠金融做出了不懈努力,为了创造一个惠及全民并推动稳定与公平进步的金融体系。   这是一项艰巨的挑战。早在2013年介入金融可及性问题之初,我们就提出要设定一个真实的目标,要有一个截止日期,使我们能够集中精力,…

H.M. Queen Máxima, 金墉 |