Delhi water line. India, 2011.
October 28, 2011 PBS NewsHour
Fred de Sam Lazaro, Steve Sapienza
The world is on the brink of a major population milestone. Fred de Sam Lazaro and Steve Sapienza report on how a growing population is impacting societies across the globe.
October 10, 2011 The Washington Post
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Millions of children from around the world celebrated Global Handwashing Day, an effort to raise awareness about importance of good hygiene.
Image by Jake Naughton. Kenya, 2011.
March 22, 2011 Untold Stories
Jake Naughton
The international water shortage has created numerous challenges for populations in both rural and urban communities.
March 22, 2011 PBS NewsHour
Steve Sapienza
Special correspondent Steve Sapienza reports on an innovative approach for getting water to slum dwellers in Bangladesh.
October 14, 2010 The Washington Post
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One of the leading causes of death among Bangladeshi children is drowning. But some adults are battling the problem by starting centers dedicated to teaching kids how to swim.
October 11, 2010 Untold Stories
Jon Sawyer, kem knapp sawyer
In Bangladesh drowning is a leading cause of death among children aged 1 to 17. A pilot program aims to reduce that toll by teaching children to swim.
September 9, 2010 Untold Stories
Jon Sawyer
Reports from Bangladesh on innovative programs that combine supervised child care and low-cost swim instruction to combat deaths by drowning.
September 6, 2010 Untold Stories
Steve Sapienza
In Bangladeshi schools, co-ed toilets and poor sanitation impede students' attendance and performance, especially for women.
September 5, 2010 Untold Stories
Jon Sawyer, Steve Sapienza
The non-government organization Lighthouse shows the value of community-learning on hygiene and sanitation, in its successful program for the west Bangladeshi village of Mostafapur.
September 5, 2010 Untold Stories
Jon Sawyer, Steve Sapienza
In old Dhaka, the heart of Bangladesh's sprawling capital, water is a constant -- from the over-sized ferries and the annual monsoon rains and floods that define this river delta to the supply and...
September 2, 2010 Untold Stories
Steve Sapienza
Sucking sewage from Dhaka's pit latrines, the Vacutug improves water sanitation for the city's exploding population.