Evidence-based international development at scale

East Meets West is an international NGO pioneering evidence-based programs in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), healthy cities, and resilient communities. In the United States, we are known as Thrive Networks.


We Help
Millions of People

We support underserved communities to gain access to basic services like water, sanitation, and hygiene

  • 7.4M

    People impacted since 1988

  • 1.6M

    People supported with clean water

  • 1.3M

    People with improved sanitation

What We Do

Our priority programs are Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Healthy Cities, and Resilient Communities

  • WASH

    We pioneer and scale evidence-based programs to deliver water, sanitation, and hygiene services to underserved populations

  • Healthy Cities

    We are an implementing partner of JSI in the USAID-funded Building Healthy Cities project in Danang, Vietnam

  • Resilient Communities

    Our community programs for climate resilient homes, WASH in Schools, Skills2Thrive, and school construction are incubators for larger impact programs of the future

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Where We Work

Stories from the Field

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