Posts tagged "Blog"

2019 OpenIDEO + Wish for WASH Design Jam Write Up – World Toilet Day Edition

December 24, 2019 by Jasmine Burton

The OpenIDEO Atlanta and Wish for WASH (W4W) Design Challenge, known as the Design Jam, was a success on the part of OpenIDEO, W4W, and the 10 participants (comprised of both undergraduates and graduate students from the metro-Atlanta area) that attended for the second event of the year. This 2nd collaboration was held on November […]

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Wish for WASH 5 Year Impact Report

December 18, 2019 by Jasmine Burton

This impact evaluation has been developed for the purpose of assessing the real effect and reach of Wish for WASH (W4W) over its first five years in operation. In 2019, the W4W management team conducted an internal survey that was inspired by our vision to meaningfully engage more youth (under 30s) and women, particularly related […]

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Wish for WASH Design Thinking Course Reflection- Week 2

May 19, 2018 by Hill Belfi

The first time I learned about Wish for Wash, I asked what a bidet was in front of a class of thirty high school students… now I talk about toilets five days a week. In my junior year of high school, I reached out to Jasmine Burton because I was passionate about global health and […]

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Day 1 Reflection of the Wish for WASH Design Thinking Toilet Curriculum Pilot

May 14, 2018 by Anya Smith-Roman

For the past year, I have been working on the Georgia Tech Engineers Without Borders team called WISH for Wash. “Wish for WASH is a social impact organization that seeks to bring innovation to sanitation through culturally-specific research, design, and education because #EVERYBODYPOOPS”. Wish for WASH 2.5 million people do not have access to basic […]

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How One Organization Is Using Sustainable Development Policies to Improve Sanitation in Nicaragua

October 7, 2017 by Emily Ferrando

Sabana Grande or The Community Sabana Grande is a community in Northern Nicaragua within the municipality of Totogalpa. Currently, people living there and in most rural communities across Nicaragua are using pit latrines. Pit Latrines are not impermeable, and thus allow bacteria from the waste collected to escape from the latrine. The bacteria can get […]

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