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 Uganda is currently involved in key advocacy initiatives to increase operation and maintenance (O&M) funds and ultimately to change the budget allocations in the District Water and Sanitation Conditional Grant.
In 2011 the Ministry of Water and Environment in Uganda adopted a strategy of establishing district based Hand Pump Mechanics Associations (HPMAs) to strengthen Operation and Maintenance of rural water systems and increase functionality of rural water sources. IRC Uganda has been working closely...
While IRC/Triple-S was still operating in Lira District, it provided a lot of support to the newly established Sub-county Water Supply and Sanitation Boards. Since the closure of the Triple-S Initiative in the district in November 2014, the boards have strived to continue operating in spite of...
In 2013, IRC/ Triple-S Uganda conducted an assessment of the performance of the Service Delivery Model for point water sources. Findings show that there was generally a low service levels but ironically, users were satisfied. This working paper attempts to explain the reasons for that paradox.
Hand Pump Mechanics Associations (HPMAs) have been recognised by the Ministry of Water and Environment as a key actor in improving the functionality of rural water systems in Uganda. Triple-S Uganda has been at the forefront of the association's capacity development.
55%-85% of households in Uganda access water services that do not meet the minimum required standards but water users are generally satisfied with the service they receive. A study on the performance of Water Source Committees as service providers for rural water supply in Uganda reveals.
In a bid to enhance monitoring of rural water service delivery in Uganda, IRC/Triple-S Initiative in conjunction with the Ministry of Water and Environment undertook to develop a set of Service Delivery Indicators (SDIs).
Learning has over the past few years taken centre stage in the Ugandan WASH sector. Different actors are working in partnership to establish learning platforms or learning alliances to assess challenges, find solutions, share lessons and scale up good practices.