During my time in Malawi I learned a lot about the challenges of rural safe water access, and about the challenges of addressing those challenges. I left believing we still have a lot to learn about how change happens, and how to support processes of improvement. This post is to share where I'm...
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.
During the last WEDC conference in Hanoi, IRC and Aguaconsult organised a side event to discuss how different service delivery models are combined to provide universal and better access to rural water.
Many sector organisations in Uganda believes water boards will bridge gaps in community management. The IRC-led Triple-S initiative has been supporting an experiment to assess whether and how these boards can be made viable.
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.