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21 Sep 2017 description

Five projects funded under new "Urban Sanitation Challenge" address dangers of inadequate sanitation worldwide, which disproportionately affect women, girls

Affordable toilets with innovative self-closing trap door minimize odors, insects; contribute to LIXIL's goal of improved sanitation for 100 million people by end of 2020

29 Jun 2016 description

Canadian Government-funded Harvard study also estimates poor child growth results in children losing out on 69 million years of educational attainment per birth year Investing in better childhood growth would yield threefold return

Toronto, ON, Boston, MA - Early life growth faltering in low- and middle-income countries results in a US $176.8 billion reduction in potential career earnings for children born each year, according to new Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health research funded by Grand Challenges Canada.