Project Blog

Not so simple samples


The goal of this project is to reduce the need for frequent and costly emptying of pit latrines. The benefit worm-based sanitation brings is that it lowers the volume of…

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FAST – Conference attendance


8th Emergency Environmental Health Forum, Johannes Bousek The 8th Emergency Environmental Health Forum (EEHF) is the scientific counterpart and follow on of the Global Wash Cluster Meeting. The conference was…

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#DIGITALPH: A Legacy of the Philippine Catholic Church

Imagine yourself having to swim against all kinds of floods since you were 3 years old – muddy and murky, raging and angry. Now picture yourself lining up for food…

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Prevention is better than a cure

The old adage is still as popular as ever, because it generally holds true. Our first project, funded by the HIF in 2016, looked at how refugees with communication disabilities,…

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Ndrelmba, perotiyapa and dora: Translating menstruation


In August 2018 WoMena Uganda, with our implementing partner Welthungerhilfe (WHH), visited Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in West Nile, Uganda, as part of our HIF-funded feasibility assessment of reusable menstrual products…

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Spreading the Love for Open Aerial Imagery

In 2016, a group of local innovators in Zanzibar decided to map their entire island with drones. With support from the World Bank and other partners, the Zanzibar Mapping Initiative…

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NASSA/Caritas Philippines’ Readies to Launch Digitised Disaster Maps

I started to share the dream about this project with Ms. Jing Rey Henderson in 2016 during one of our trainings in Tagaytay City. As a monitoring and evaluation officer,…

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Welcome to the FAST project


The “Field lab wider Applied for Sludge Treatment” project, FAST for short, is a HIF diffusion project and the follow up to the Microbial Sludge Quality (MSQ) project. In the…

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Human-centred design, it makes sense

Theoretically human-centred design consists of three phases. In the inspiration phase you’ll learn directly from the people you’re designing for as you immerse yourself in their lives and come to…

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#DIGITALPH: A Dream Come True

I am a survivor of the humanitarian chaos brought about by the devastation of super typhoon Haiyan in Leyte in November 2013. I almost lost my wife who was pregnant…

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