IRC, WaterAid and Water for People's shared principles for driving the systemic change necessary for Universal Access by 2030
Delivering good water, sanitation and hygiene services not just to a few people for a while but to everyone forever requires a fundamental shift in the way we all think and work together.
To deliver services that last, the whole system of individuals, organisations, technologies and the institutions that link them needs to work more effectively.
Real-life change requires change by individuals and organisations. Learning alliances are helping make this happen, by engaging people in joint and collective learning, planning and action.
Despite decades of investment, universal, sustainable services are not a reality; in too many cases, services do not even meet the most basic requirements. This needs to change.
Patrick Moriarty and Stef Smits talk about the importance of taking on a systems approach in the...
20 February 2017 you can listen to the very first episode of IRC's podcast WASH Talk.
To our shared vision of change
IRC has been awarded a US$ 1 million grant to develop a fourteen year programme.
Can Agent-Based simulation models help us to improve services in complex WASH systems?
Increasing interest in the Agenda for Change and investments in the systems approach.
In the Ugandan district of Kabarole, IRC is working to support local government create sustainable water and sanitation services and assisting to sustain them.
Highlights from the first day, 21 June 2016, of the symposium, which brought together the 21st SuSanA Meeting and the 2016 WASH Sustainability Forum.