Sep 13, 2021

Wash'Em: Personal Histories

The Personal Histories tool is used to generate a broad understanding about the experiences of populations affected by crisis. Often, a crisis can have an impact on people’s sense of identity, the roles they play in their families and communities, their social relationships, their sense of control, and their ambitions. Remember, the first principle when providing humanitarian aid is: “Do no harm.” Listening to people’s stories helps you to apply this principle.

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CAWST is a Canadian charity and licensed engineering firm. We address the global need for safe drinking water and sanitation by building local knowledge and skills on household solutions people can implement themselves.

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This project is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents are the responsibility of CAWST (Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology) and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

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