Tag Archives: sanitation

World Water Day (Photos)

Posted on 22. Mar, 2013 by .

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Today is World Water Day, an official celebration of freshwater and sustainable management. We celebrate this day by lifting up the millions of people around the world who don’t have access to clean drinking water, water for irrigation, or sufficient sanitation. We work hard to ensure that all people have the water they need to […]

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Page 7a: Stories You may have Missed

Page 7a: Stories You may have Missed

Posted on 15. Jun, 2012 by .

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A 32 year mystery has been solved and a culprit can finally be named—yes, a dingo really did take Lindy and Michael Chamberlin’s baby. This seemingly preposterous event has made its mark in pop-culture as a film and more often than not as the butt of a joke. Now the tragedy and skepticism can finally be […]

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Page 7a: Stories You may have Missed

Page 7a: Stories You may have Missed

Posted on 18. May, 2012 by .

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Amongst the continued violence in Syria, controversial magazine covers and political decisions, another week in the US has come and gone.  What big global events have happened this week? Here are this week’s stories, excavated from page 7a:  A Known Military Strategist for the LRA has been arrested: A PODCAST  also talks about the history of the […]

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Page 7a: Stories You may have Missed

Posted on 20. Apr, 2012 by .

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This week in the race to the Presidency, the dogs are out in full force. The press are loving the controversy that has arisen from both the right and the left. Liberals continue to hound Mitt Romney over strapping his dog, Seamus, to the roof of his car in 1983, while conservatives have barked back […]

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Page 7a: Stories You May have Missed

Page 7a: Stories You May have Missed

Posted on 10. Feb, 2012 by .

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This past week the violence in Homs, Syria has dominated front page news. CNN gives us chilling videos from the streets of Homs where civilians are trapped in their homes, warding off hunger, injury and illness, as snipers target anyone who leaves their house. In other news, here are this week’s stories, excavated from page […]

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World Toilet Day 2011

World Toilet Day 2011

Posted on 18. Nov, 2011 by .

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Saturday, November 19 is World Toilet Day. Why? Frankly, because toilets are an incredibly important part of keeping a community healthy. It’s estimated that 2.6 billion people lack access to adequate sanitation. Toilets and other sanitation facilities are vital to preventing the spread of viruses, bacteria and parasites. Here are a few things going on […]

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Water Through the Eyes of a Child

Water Through the Eyes of a Child

Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 by .

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If have or know a pre-teenager, you know they aren’t the easiest humans to get along with. They can be fiercely defiant, moody, quiet and emotional as they start their walk toward adolescence. Trust me, as the mother of a “tween” I am speaking from personal experience. Eleven year-old Rubén, from Tinguipaya, Bolivia, is no […]

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