Report of Gender Impact of the Watershed Project in Bhola Bangladesh
In this report, the impact is written in the form of two tables, with columns about 2017, which is to be considered as a baseline, and about 2020, which is impact. Furthermore, the information is analysed, using the Empowerment Approach. Then there are lists of...
Published on August 27, 2020
Importance of good community entry to boost sustainability
Numerous water projects in Kenya have failed due to poor community entry. According to the Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MWI), more than 34.4% of Kenyan households depend on point sources of water (springs, boreholes), while 64.3% live in the rural areas. A...
Published on August 26, 2020
Coaching manual for gender and inclusion in advocacy for IWRM, WASH, epidemics and disaster management in rural areas
This coaching manual is based on GWA’s experience with coaching the CSOs in Bhola. Whilst a training manual is meant for training workshops of at least 3 days, for coaching only a few hours were available, per occasion or session. The shorter the time, the more...
Published on August 11, 2020
Leaving no one behind: identifying and addressing barriers to WASH service delivery in Uganda
This policy brief highlights issues and obstacles that impede access to Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services for nearly ten million people in Uganda. The unserved people face multiple vulnerabilities brought about by social, economic, environmental,...
Published on December 16, 2019
Water & sanitation: Vulnerable groups live a dog’s life
A feature article in the Ugandan Saturday Vision of November 16, 2019. A recent study done by IRC Uganda established that different groups of people in Uganda are marginalised from access to adequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services. The groups include...
Published on November 25, 2019
Giving rural communities voice at the table with local government: A case study in Ghana using community score card
Hope for Future Generations (HFFG) is working with rural communities in Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipal Area in Western Region of Ghana; to empower citizens to do lobby and advocacy on water and sanitation. HFFG developed Community Score Card indicators with the citizens...
Published on November 6, 2019
Recommendations for social inclusion in the Dutch WASH strategy
Watershed report with recommendations on social inclusion for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ WASH strategy 2016-2030. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ (MFA) WASH strategy for 2016-2030 ‘Contributing to water, sanitation and hygiene for all,...
Published on August 22, 2019
Promoting social inclusion for piped water supply in Bihar, India
Bihar has remained India’s poorest state between 1998 and 1999 and between 2015 and 2016. Within the layers of poverty, the Dalit and Mahadalit families remain the most deprived and vulnerable communities. This case study shows how the Watershed programme has been...
Published on August 6, 2019
Civil Society Organisation engagement in budget tracking
The Government of Bangladesh has acknowledged the crucial role of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and which is actually also one of the targets (17.17), SDG 17. Though no institutional framework has been developed to...
Published on June 19, 2019