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Education: a long-term and sustainable investment in WASH

Photo: SEED Madagascar

Education is a right. Every single child should have access to quality education and learning opportunities. Education enables people to escape poverty and move toward a better future. With 262 million school-aged children out of school, global access to education is more crucial than ever. But this won´t be achieved without working towards water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) access for all in parallel. After all, how can a constantly thirsty child keep their mind on classes?