WASH Rotary Action Group supports and ensures sustainable long-lasting clean water, sanitation, and hygiene programs to communities in need.

World Water Summit 15 - It All Starts With WASH!

Join us in Melbourne on May 26, 2023   8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Our keynote speaker is Mark Balla, the Toilet Warrior.

Mark has seen the lives of hundreds of thousands of school students, their families and their communities, changed for the better thanks to the provision of WASH infrastructure and education. 
In 2017 he was inducted into the World Toilet Organization Hall of Fame by his friend and mentor Mr. Toilet himself. Singaporean Jack Sim, founder of the World Toilet Organization. 
Mark is a passionate public speaker, especially when it comes to WASH in Schools and Behavior Change in the world of WASH. In his nine years as a Rotarian, he has spoken at seventeen District Conferences in Australia, the USA, and India, at Ravi Ravindran's Presidential Summit on WASH & Literacy, and at over 100 Rotary Clubs. He delivered a TED talk, and presented at World Water Summits in Sao Paulo, Toronto and Hamburg.
Mark, a member of the Rotary Club of Box Hill Central in District 9810 in Australia, was a member of the WASH-RAG board for six years and is a member of the Rotary Foundation Cadre of Technical Advisors. 

Story from Kabarole, Uganda
Sally and Keith Halsey spent two years as volunteer lecturers at a Teachers' College in Uganda. During this time they worked with the Rotary Club of Saltash, Cornwall, UK as the International partner and the Rotary Club of Kabarole, Uganda as the Host club to accomplish a number of projects to improve this community. 
Large projects included improving a medical clinic and bringing clean water to the college. They also undertook some smaller projects like teaching students at a school how to make Tippy Taps. 

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