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May 21, 2021
GFA World is installing thousands of toilets in some of the world’s remotest and least developed areas -- places where people typically relieve themselves in the bushes, by the local river, or in the street.
It’s part of a global effort to curb deadly diseases spread by people practicing open defecation, known as OD, says the agency’s new report Taking the Toilet Challenge.
OD spreads cholera, dysentery, hepatitis, typhoid and leads to chronic diarrhea -- killing millions of children worldwide every year.
Dec. 18, 2020
More people will die from diseases linked to lack of toilets and poor sanitation than from COVID-19 this year.
Feb. 5, 2020
It was supposed to be Lochani’s first day of school, but it was not a happy day for her. Her family had lost everything in a fire that day—and now her parents …
Aug. 7, 2019
Discussing the life of Bir and the rest of the children in his village, who, despite the challenges of poverty and the difficulties in school, were given hope …