To all our amazing fundraisers, we have a very useful blog for you! We know that around deadline time it can be a bit nerve wracking and some of you may be feeling nervous or even a bit disenchanted about fundraising. This is normal, and it is definitely possible to reach your target! You may be sick of hearing that from us by now, so we asked some other students who are fundraising just like you this year about what they think has worked for them in their fundraising challen
Today is International Women's Day, a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. To celebrate this, we are going to post a series of blog posts highlighting why women are so central to how we do our work, and then some profiles of the phenomenal women we have working for Dig Deep in Kenya.
So, first things first. Why are women and girls so important to our work? Women and girls in Kenya are the primary users, collectors and managers
Caroline has a background in development communication and community development from St Paul's University in Nairobi. She has extensive experience managing water and sanitation programmes across Kenya, working with various international NGO's before joining Dig Deep as the Country WASH (Water, Sanitation, Hygiene) Manager in 2014. She works with local partners and stakeholders to coordinate all of our water, sanitation and hygiene interventions. We asked Carol to tell us abo
It is evident that hygiene is one of the most cost-effective public health interventions through which health and economic benefits can be maximized, saving millions of lives every year. Hand washing with soap is recognized as one such highly cost-effective public health intervention. A body of research has shown that hand washing with soap at critical times alone can reduce diarrhoea by up to 35%. Effective hygiene promotion programming at scale is essential in improving beh