Remembering Eric Deys

It is with the most profound shock and sadness that Connecting Countries has learned of the untimely passing of Eric Deys. In addition to being an active member of our Board of Directors, Eric was an exceptionally kind and considerate individual with a strong work...

World Toilet Day 2018

World Toilet Day (WTD) is on November 19. This year’s theme is Nature is Calling. It is all about nature-based solutions to meet our sanitation needs. Globally, 892 million people practice open defecation; 1.8 billion use a drinking water source that could be...

Pen Pal Program – Laura Sebben

All the programs associated with Connecting Countries are interlinked. Take for example the Pen Pal Letter Exchange Program. With each letter exchanged, students’ global awareness expands, allowing North American and Kenyan students to build friendships and...

World Toilet Day 2017 – Laura Sebben

World Toilet Day (WTD) is coordinated by UN-Water to inspire action to combat the global sanitation crisis. Globally, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes waste. This year’s theme is wastewater. Wastewater is any water that has been...
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