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Articles with keyword "Water Rights"
Posted on: Friday, June 22, 2012
Our partners in Nicaragua are providing clean water to Indigenous coastal communities.
Posted on: Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Read a project update from MADRE's partner organization Wangki Tangni.
Posted on: Wednesday, September 7, 2011
We have great news from our partners at Womankind Kenya!
Posted on: Monday, August 1, 2011
Rose Cunningham speaks on Nicaragua's dangerous rainy season.
Posted on: Monday, July 25, 2011
Our partners in Kenya are mobilizing urgently to give life-saving aid to people suffering in the famine in East Africa.
Posted on: Thursday, April 14, 2011
Ongoing drought in Kenya has put millions of people at risk of hunger and starvation. For women who play a primary role in securing clean water for their families, these severe droughts create new burdens. MADRE partners with the Indigenous...
Posted on: Friday, March 25, 2011
In the North Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, Indigenous Peoples often live without health or sanitation services, a result of government neglect and marginalization. This has left people facing life-threatening risks. We have heard women in the communities of our partner...
Posted on: Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Gaza’s water crisis is one of the most urgent humanitarian crises in the region. In Gaza City, many houses have running water only once a week, and in some of the poorest communities, families do not have taps in or...
Posted on: Monday, August 30, 2010
Here is an update on MADRE and Shirkat Gah flood relief efforts in Pakistan.
Posted on: Wednesday, August 18, 2010
MADRE is working with our partner in Kenya, the Indigenous Information Network (IIN), to support the Kilgoris Girls' School. Together, we are providing young girls with a safe space where they can grow and learn without fear of a forced marriage.
Posted on: Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Ghalia, like so many mothers in Gaza, struggles every day to find clean water for herself and her children. And she worries every day about her children becoming sick or even dying from the filthy water they are sometimes forced to drink.
Posted on: Monday, July 26, 2010
Early last year, Israel destroyed much of Gaza’s rudimentary water infrastructure in a protracted bombing campaign. Since then, an ongoing economic blockade has prevented Gazans from importing materials they need to rebuild the water system. Contaminated drinking water is putting...
Posted on: Wednesday, July 15, 2009
In partnership with our sister organization, the Indigenous Information Network (IIN), MADRE supported the installation of a community water collection point and a drinking trough for livestock for the Emayian Maasai community of Southwest Kenya. These innovations will protect a...
Posted on: Sunday, October 12, 2008
MADRE has been working with Indigenous Samburu women in rural Kenya to make their communities self-sustaining. In collaboration with the Umoja Uaso Women's Group—an organization and community of Indigenous Samburu women formed in 1990 by 15 women who were rejected...