​Studies show children grow taller and perform better
on cognitive tests in communities where residents have
access to improved sanitation and do not defecate
in the open. Photo...

Claire Chase, Meera Shekar, Richard Damania, Martin Gambrill |

Photo Credit: Water.org via Flickr under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic license This blog originally appeared on the The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (...

John Ikeda, Heather Arney |

العربية The World Bank at World Water Week 2015 The Stockholm World Water Week’s focus on “Water for Development” comes at an opportune time. Water as a sector in world affairs is reaching a...

Junaid Kamal Ahmad |

العربية La Banque mondiale à la Semaine mondiale de l’eau 2015 Le thème ne pouvait être mieux choisi pour l’édition 2015 de la Semaine mondiale de l’eau de Stockholm : « De l’eau pour le...

Junaid Kamal Ahmed |

العربية El Banco Mundial en la Semana Mundial del Agua 2015 La Semana Mundial del Agua en Estocolmo se centra en el tema “Agua para el Desarrollo”, lo cual llega en un momento oportuno. Entre los...

Junaid Kamal Ahmad |

Imagine you are a busy mother scrubbing your laundry next to the public water stand near your yard. You realize your two year old — who is playing in the dirt — has to go to the toilet. What do...

Emily C. Rand, Louise Maule, Libbet Loughnan |

Imaginons que vous êtes une maman en train de faire la lessive à la borne-fontaine située à proximité de la maison. Votre enfant de deux ans, qui joue par terre, a besoin d’aller aux toilettes....

Emily C. Rand, Louise Maule, Libbet Loughnan |

Sesame Street’s Global Health Ambassador Raya and math expert Count von Count at World Bank HQ. Characters © Sesame Workshop. All rights reserved. Photo ​© Simone D. McCourtie/World Bank Stephen...

Stephen Sobhani, Junaid Kamal Ahmad |