Women are the primary stakeholders of water in many communities. Women from Togo, Liberia, Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon, amongst others, convened at the 2010 West African Women and Water Training in Ghana to learn skills to transform their communities. The trainers and participants included Monica Ayomah, rainwater harvesting specialist; Elizabeth Noah, participant; Gloria Urevbu, participant; Nadia Ali Dawud, participant; Pandora Thomas of the Global Peer USA; Amira Diamond of the Women’s Earth Alliance; Ade Odunsi, action planning trainer; and Elizabeth Kramer of the Women’s Earth Alliance. The workshop supported women to defy gender stereotypes and use technology effectively to promote water sanitation in their respective regions. Photo credit: Women’s Earth Alliance