In response to devastating impacts of COVID-19, together, we are working hard to support the most vulnerable communities.
Victor wants to be a pilot, but without access to a clean toilet, he may never realise his ambition. This is the photo story of how one clever toilet is protecting children from disease, keeping kids in school, and changing the lives the people in the Mukuru slum in Kenya.
In Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, almost two million people live in informal settlements or ‘slums’. Water and sanitation facilities are completely inadequate, disease rates are high and poverty is rife. Amy Christian travelled to the Mukuru slum in Kenya and discovered how one innovative toilet is saving lives and changing them for the better.
Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is one of Oxfam’s key areas of expertise. So naturally, we’re pleased to be involved with the second WASH Conference in Brisbane later this month.