6 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
26 Nov 2010 description

Updated - Friday 26 November 2010

Authors: Lucrezia Koestler, Andreas G Koestler, Marius A Koestler

Life-cycle costs of rural water systems have until now been poorly documented and paid little attention to. Most actors such as donors, NGOs, governments and other stakeholders tend to focus on the capital costs and do not know what it costs to run and maintain systems over time.

01 Oct 2010 description

Communities in Uganda are responsible for making cash payments towards the construction of water supply facilities (e.g. boreholes), their operations and maintenance.

11 Jun 2010 description

Football superstars including Didier Drogba and Arjen Robben have joined WASH United to fight for safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene for all.

WASH United is an initiative set up by German NGO Brot f=FCr die Welt linking sector organisations with sport.

19 May 2010 description

Where sectors develop and cost recovery is introduced, a demand for better services emerges. Consumers who pay for water want in return good services. Payers also expect relevant communication on these services from water managers. They want to know what actions are planned to address their concerns, in what timeframe and with what financial implications.

16 Nov 2009 description

The Triple-S initiative 2009 to 2014

IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre is leading a six-year multi-country learning initiative to improve water supply to the rural poor. Sustainable Services at Scale (Triple-S) seeks to move away from project-based, stand-alone implementation of water systems towards indefinitely sustainable rural water services delivered at scale.

17 Feb 2009 description

IRC and two local partners have started a project to strengthen WASH governance in the West Nile sub-region of Uganda, by strengthening and supporting dialogue between elected leaders and technical staff, NGOs, CBOs and businesses in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector. Its main objective is to help to create accountable and responsive WASH services for rural communities in Moyo, Adjumani and Nebbi districts and in Amuru sub-county.

Main implementing partners

Three partners are working together, using European funding (EuropeAid/ 126-522/M/ACT/UG).