The 2018 International Menstrual Hygiene Day commemoration in Uganda started off with a one-day symposium in Kampala, during which actors were advised to take the MHM message to girls and women outside the school context.
The WASH Agenda for Change (WA4C) partnership in Uganda embarked on an exercise to document the untold story of WASH, profiling the unserved populations and highlighting the key issues and circumstances that characterize their lack of access to WASH services.
Stories from the community after IRC Uganda rehabilitated ten boreholes in Kabarole district, an effort to ensure a safe and reliable supply of water for over 3000 people, which in turn would improve health and livelihoods for the benefiting communities.
The Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity in conjunction with Water Integrity Network (WIN) organised the first ever Water Integrity Forum for East Africa, May 9-11. The event was in Addis Ababa.
In January 2017 it will be seven years since I joined the IRC team. Over the years, I have done nearly everything that a communication practitioner can do within an organisational setting – and I have many outputs to show for it.
For decades, people in Uganda have been encouraged to wash their hands as a way of preventing the spread of diseases. However, the percentage of the population accessing and using hand washing facilities remains low at only 36%. What are the challenges?
The Uganda WASH Sector on Friday 7th October recognised the media for informing and educating the public about water sanitation and hygiene. The purpose of the initiative is to promote coverage of WASH issues in the local, national and international media and to have a positive influence on...
At the 6th Africa Water Week, IRC - International Water and Sanitation Centre, convened a session to discuss the importance of knowledge management and sector learning as essential components in strengthening national WASH sector systems, and make appropriate recommendations.
IRC has since 2011, supported Hand Pump Mechanics Associations to develop into viable business entities. To enable the HPMAs understand, visualize and communicate their business plans, IRC Uganda introduced the business canvas - a tool used for developing, documenting and visualizing business...
On behalf of the National Sanitation Working Group, IRC Uganda and the Uganda Sanitation Fund (USF) organised a learning journey to Lira and Alebtong districts. The purpose was to enable members of the group to learn more about Follow Up MANDONA method and the improvement of sanitation in both...