GIWA Lauded at Residence of US Ambassador

U.S. Ambassador gives certificate of appreaciation to GIWA members

U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma hosted a reception at the Roosevelt House yesterday in which the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance was lauded for its work in helping to ensure that everyone, everywhere has access to sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). GIWA, with support from UNICEF, is demonstrating the critical and unique role of religious leaders to reach large numbers of people across economic classes and geographies to promote improved WASH. The event explored potential areas for collaboration between GIWA and other laudable agencies to support the Government of India’s Swachh Bharat (Clean India) Mission, particularly focused on behavior change to promote healthy WASH behaviors, such as the use of toilets and hand-washing.

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GIWA is the globe’s first organization to bring together the leaders of all faiths and people from across India and around the world to inspire a planet where everyone, everywhere can have access to sustainable and healthy water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

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