Verifying latrines in Vietnam and Cambodia

The benefits of every household having convenient, safe access to a hygienic latrine are enormous. Communities and neighbourhoods would be cleaner, safer and healthier. The incidence of diseases caused by exposure to faecal matter would be reduced, potentially saving many …

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Promoting perennial pastures

They call the soil of the coastal sand plains of the Northern Agricultural Region of Western Australia “gutless” and “glass beads”. Farmers here coax extraordinary harvests but periodic droughts are an ever-present threat to their farming systems. How can this …

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Night Outreach

Geraldton Aboriginal Streetwork Corporation is an Aboriginal corporation that has been supporting young people since 1985. Geraldton’s small central business district runs right up to the foreshore of the Indian Ocean. The white sand, clean air and mild climate makes …

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Scaling up maternal and child health interventions in low and middle income countries

The USAID funded Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) increased access to health promoting and life-saving interventions in over 50 countries between 2008 and 2014. A program of this size offers a unique opportunity for learning lessons about what …

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Drummond Cove Progress Association

  Drummond Cove is a small community north of Geraldton’s central business district.  It is home to about 1300 people and is part of the City of Greater Geraldton. Old time residents and newcomers value its spectacular ocean views and …

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Demographic portraits of your community

The Australian census has never been as informative but too few organisations are making full use of it. Social Dimensions produces demographic profiles for local governments, regional development committees, businesses and not-for-profits who need to know more about the people …

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The Demographic and Health Surveys

  Over 90 countries have conducted a Demographic and Health Survey. Financially supported by USAID for thirty years, MEASURE DHS is the single largest and most respected source of demographic, health and social data for low and middle income countries. …

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Connected youth: young people and the Internet

Young people are supposed to lead the way in use of the Internet.  But are high school students in the regional centre of Geraldton really switched on and connected?  As part of a project with the City of Greater Geraldton, …

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