This is how the BRAC WASH programme (2006-2015) is achieving lasting behaviour change and transforming hygiene, sanitation and water services with half the rural population of Bangladesh, using an equity-based approach and sustained intensive interaction.
The post-2015 Millennium Development Goals should include access to water and sanitation in schools, clinics and the work place. This was stated by IRC and Simavi during a networking event on Thursday 4 December at the Mauritshuis in The Hague.
Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) are essential to daily life and overall development, but, they are often not the top priority of the media. IRC and RNTC joined hands to train journalists and communications specialists how to tell compelling stories about WASH.
Good news from Ghana! IRC Ghana and its contribution to help build Ghana's rural water monitoring seems to be going very well. "Indeed, we are firmly on the path to support the establishment of a national system for rural water monitoring in Ghana", says country director Vida Duti.
Triple-S has been leading a process of active innovation and experimentation in Ghana (as well as in other countries). This involves running a number of experiments (five in Ghana and seven in Uganda) spanning the range of areas where innovative approaches to current challenges have been identified.
Triple-S has been leading a process of active innovation and experimentation in Uganda (as well as in other countries). This involves running a number of experiments spanning the range of areas where innovative approaches to current challenges have been identified.
On World Toilet Day, IRC presents its ideas how to 'systemically change sanitation in cities'. A new working paper marks one of the first steps in finding answers on how to reform a sanitation sector, which is failing a large part of the urban population.
Honduras, just like other Central American countries has adopted SIASAR (the Rural Water and Sanitation Information System) to monitor water and sanitation services in rural areas. IRC supports the development and roll-out of SIASAR in different ways.
Former president of Kenya, HE Mwai Kibaki, officially launched the Millennium Water Alliance-Kenya strategic plan last week in Nairobi and called for efficient and effective water governance. IRC is a partner in the Millennium Water Alliance.
The Millenium Water Alliance – Ethiopia Programme (MWA-EP) brings together some of the largest NGOs working on WASH in Ethiopia. Just like in the One WASH National Programme, a new and eye catching activity in the second phase of the MWA-EP programme (2014-2017) is the inclusion of Self-supply...
The Pan-Africa programme also known as "Empowering self-help sanitation of rural and peri-urban communities and schools in Africa" launched Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Ghana, Niger and Sierra Leone.
The second edition of Africa Works! showcased several successful examples of public private partnerships (PPPs) between Dutch and African organisations. In his opening speech the Deputy Director-General for International Cooperation, Mr. Christiaan Rebergen, said that PPPs are the way forward...
Your organisation is doing post-implementation monitoring of water systems and detects a serious problem. What to do? This guidance document, published by Improve International, helps in the resolution of those problems.