Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

People need access to clean water and to methods of managing their hygiene needs. ACROSS works to ensure communities have access to water and hygiene education. This includes rehabilitation of wells, prevention of food/water borne illness, programs on menstrual hygiene, and maternal/infant hygiene.

Posts related to WASH:

  • Innovation through Integration The Integrated Community Based Development Project (ICBDP) in Rumbek East County impacts communities in many ways. As the name suggests, the project utilizes an integrated response to transition communities from relief to resilience by building community capacity to address their needs…
  • Girls’ WASH Project at Local Orphanage ACROSS conducted four (4) sessions on Menstrual Hygiene Management training to girls, aged 12 - 18 years, in Living Water Ministry Orphanage Centre. The Menstrual Hygiene Management training brought together 26 participants (divided into 4 groups due to Covid-19 social…
  • She is Worthy! Menstrual Hygiene Management Pilot Project Girls and women living in Mahad Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp face many barriers, especially when it comes to managing menstruation. Mahad IDP Camp residents are people who have been forcibly displaced by conflict and…
  • A Dry and Thirsty Land Kassengor Payam of Pibor county in Boma state is a place where food security and water/sanitation needs have been worsening, particularly among vulnerable and displaced persons. Residents continue to face challenges including inter-communal violence, fire, flood, economic hardship and aggravated…
  • Refugee Care While many South Sudanese have been internally displaced from their traditional homes, others in surrounding countries have some to South Sudan to seek refuge. The need for refugee care in South Sudan is a tragic outcome of instability and unrest…
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