"The partnership has raised over GBP 2.6 million since 2002 for our vital work and we are extremely proud to continue to be supported by H&M and their customers"
Dave Hillyard, Head of Major Partnerships, WaterAid
WaterAid works with local partners who understand local issues, and provides them with the skills and support to help communities set up and manage practical and sustainable projects that meet their real needs. As part of their projects, WaterAid runs courses in personal hygiene in collaboration with partner organisations:
"This can be about washing your hands before you eat or after you have been to the toilet – simple things that are very important in reducing the spread of disease," says Caroline Whatley of WaterAid UK.
Nazma, 25, lives in one of the areas in Bangladesh that WaterAid has helped. Gaining access to clean water near her home has made a massive difference to her life: