U.S. Congress Must Uphold Foreign Aid To Maintain Global WASH Progress

U.N. Dispatch: A Trump Administration Proposal Would Put Clean Drinking Water out of Reach for Millions Around the World
In this guest post, WaterAid America CEO Sarina Prabasi discusses a recently released U.N. report on progress on drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), and the report’s implications for U.S. policymakers as they make decisions about the foreign aid budget. Prabasi concludes, “As it continues to shape next year’s federal budget, Congress should ensure robust funding for development assistance. And it must protect USAID’s vital role in administering it” (7/26).