Burkina Faso is a small, landlocked nation located in West Africa and is among the poorest in the world. Like other nations in the Sahel region, Burkina has been and continues to be significantly affected by climate change. Across the country, nearly 3 million Burkinabè are without access to potable water and over 14 million are without improved sanitation.
Niger is an arid, landlocked country in West Africa with a population of 21.5 million. Due to political instability and terrorist activity, the nation is currently in a state of humanitarian crisis. Approximately 51% of the population is without safe drinking water, and 91% are without sanitation facilities.
Nigeria is a nation in West Africa with a rapidly increasing population, bustling metropolises, and one of the fastest growing economies on the continent. Despite this, nearly 63 million people are without clean water and the urban-rural divide continues to grow as public resources are focused in cities. Likewise, sanitation continues to be a major concern as 128 million are without improved access.