Counting Heads

In 2010, brightly colored latrines began popping up in and around Jakarta, Indonesia. The latrines were perhaps the most visible sign of global relief and development agency, Mercy Corps and its recent efforts to conduct a water, sanitation and hygiene program in the area. In Jakarta, as in much of…

Counting Heads

A Better Way Out

Around half the people in the world and as many as 90 percent of rural households in developing countries cook using solid fuels or biomass, everything from coal to wood, dung and agricultural wastes. When such fuels are burned in rudimentary stoves, as is often the case, poor combustion results…

A Better Way Out