Africa's governments should "put resolute actions in favour of water and should confront the immediate challenges of scarcity of safe and clean water." a plea by Hon. Kibaki at the opening of the 6th Africa Water Week (AWW) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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.
Sangeeta Ramola is the former Pradhan (president) of the Gawana Gram Panchayat (local government), in the State of Uttarakhand, India. Her work and effort shows the importance of local political leaders in achieving access to rural water supply that lasts.