The Crown Princess Couple with Cecilia Chatterjee-Martinsen, Jan Eliasson and Lena Treschow Torell during their visit to WaterAid. Photo: Oscar Segerström/WaterAid
On Friday 15 June, The Crown Princess Couple visited WaterAid in Stockholm.
The Crown Princess Couple were welcomed by Jan Eliasson, Chair of WaterAid Sweden, and Cecilia Chatterjee-Martinsen, Secretary General of WaterAid Sweden. The Crown Princess Couple then learnt about WaterAid's work to provide the world's poorest populations with water and sanitation, through concrete aid in 27 of the world's poorest nations and by influencing decision-makers at global and national levels.
WaterAid is an independent international organisation that strives to provide access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene education for the world's poorest people, through concrete aid, opinion-forming and influencing. WaterAid's vision is of a world where everyone has access to safe water and sanitation. The organisation was founded in the UK in 1981, and now has a presence in the US, Australia and — since 2009 — Sweden. The organisation works in 27 of the world's poorest nations. Since it was founded in 1981, 16 million people have gained access to clean water and toilets as a result of WaterAid's efforts. Find out more about WaterAid.