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Archive for January 2012

Global Women’s Water Initiative, Women, Water and Waves: Rainwater Harvesting for Poultry and Goat Microbusinesses in Uganda

Community decision-making can be one of the key factors of success around any water development project. All over the world in communities of need, you’ll find systems that are functioning with ease and in others, the carcass of broken pumps, unused toilets, tanks in disrepair and the list goes on and on. A major contribution…

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WEA Welcomes our Newest Team Member!

The Women’s Earth Alliance team is excited to introduce one of our newest family members–Gillian Wilson! Gillian, or Gill as she prefers to be called, joins WEA as the Interim Operations Director at a point of inflection. While co-directors Melinda and Amira prepare for and nurture the new additions to their families, Gillian will be…

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Water, Women and Waves on Wednesdays!

  Happy New Year! And what a great start! GWWI is so proud to continue sharing the stories of the amazing women who attended our 3rd Grassroots Women and Water Training and inaugural Advanced Training and Fellowship Program (link to GWWI page). Starting next week we’ll be starting a series called Water, Women and Waves…

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Yesterday, the Save the Peaks Coalition and supporters from Arizona and California gathered for a prayer vigil in San Francisco, while the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in their case to protect the holy San Francisco Peaks. The Peaks, which rise to 12,000 feet above Flagstaff, Arizona, at the Western edge of…

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