Water, sanitation and hygiene
Lack of access to clean water and basic sanitation is one of the leading causes of death among children in the world. Improving sanitary conditions is therefore a vital part of our mother and child health projects and our work in humanitarian emergency situations.
Terre des hommes’ water, sanitation and hygiene projects
Water and sanitation infrastructure
Sharing expertise and collaboration
Blue Schools support education authorities and teachers to include environmental education and safe water and sanitation in schools.
Terre des hommes has developed FACET, a digital tool to evaluate water, sanitation and hygiene conditions and services in healthcare institutions and schools
Improving hygiene and breaking taboos
Tdh has developed an application dedicated to hygiene and adolescence so that children can learn while having fun.
«We had to go to the toilet in plastic bags and bury the bags in the garden. It's much better now that we have toilets. We also have showers where we feel safe.»
Luisa, an internally displaced person in the Córdoba regionRead more...