Alternative financing for water investments
The Ewaso Ng’iro North Catchment Area (ENNCA) in Laikipia County has limited water availability due to the small volume of existing storage capacity. This is attributed to insufficient investment in dams, pans, farm ponds, and rainwater tanks. Lack of finances and...
Published on August 20, 2020
Adherence to regulated pro-poor water access tariffs in low income areas
Nanyuki Water and Sewerage Company Limited (NAWASCO), like many other water companies in Kenya has a pro-poor unit that targets the poor facilitating access to service delivery in compliance to Kenya’s constitutional right to water and sanitation for all. NAWASCO...
Published on August 19, 2020
Climbing the access ladder for safe water supply
This case study documents how, by engaging local communities in evidence generation and providing them information about their entitlements from related policies and programmes, can provide an enabling environment for prioritising and successfully articulating their...
Published on May 8, 2020
Pipes, policy and public money
Pipes, Policy, and Public Money is a report on new research by KEWASNET and the Water Integrity Network that shows how integrity in public financial management can be strengthened to increase WASH sector efficiency and accountability towards citizens. Developed in...
Published on March 16, 2020
Joint Case Study Watershed Partnership & Health Systems Advocacy Partnership in Kajiado, Kenya
This document presents the report for the joint case study for Watershed Partnership and the Health Systems Advocacy Partnership in Kajiado County, Kenya under the Dialogue and Dissent Programme. The Dialogue and Dissent Strategic Partnerships (SPs) programme is...
Published on March 2, 2020
Creating enabling environments for civil society to influence annual budgets – case study
This paper demonstrates how, capacity building in India can empower communities to make informed choices and influence village level planning as well as service providers, to pave the way for sustainable WASH and WRM. (more…)
Published on November 28, 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
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
Using citizen science for evidence based advocacy in Odisha, India
Located along the eastern coast of India, Puruna Chhatrapur village in Ganjam district of Odisha is home to about 600 fisherfolk families. This case study shows how the Watershed programme has built capacities of locals, resulting in renewed WASH priorities for the...
Published on August 6, 2019
Citizen score card used in Bhola, Bangladesh
Scoring by using Citizen Scorecard in Bhola in Southern Bangladesh was a civil society initiative undertaken in October 2017 to evaluate government WASH and IWRM services in terms of efficiency and accountability. Citizen Scorecard is an influential tool to...
Published on June 18, 2019
More than just demand – citizen scoring
Scoring by using the citizen score card in Bhola (Bangladesh) was a civil society initiative to value government WASH and IWRM services and get feedback from public agencies. This has helped in developing relationships with citizens and improve the services of the...
Published on November 7, 2018
Report Launch: Socially inclusive WASH programming
A mapping study of social inclusive strategies and approaches in WASH programmes and projects of a selection of Dutch-based and international organisations active in the WASH sector. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) and Simavi (Watershed) invite you to...
Published on August 30, 2018