Sustainable and Inclusive WASH in Communities (WinC) - Online Certificate Course

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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) plays a key role in not only promoting health among communities but also in improving the quality of life of individuals in the target communities. WASH programmes continue to face the challenge of sustainability especially in developing countries. Sustainability mechanisms focus on ensuring that the established WASH systems continue to function optimally over an extended period of time. Sustainability is multi-dimensional consisting of enabling factors, technical factors, community factors and environmental factors among others.

IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has organized a training focusing on promoting sustainability of WASH interventions in target communities. The course will serve to contribute towards the realization of SDG 6 (Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all) and the concomitant targets.

Who should attend this training?

WASH programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies including project managers, officers, engineers, hygiene promoters and public health officers.

What are the key aspects of the training?

  • Introduction to Sustainable and Inclusive WASH in Communities (WinC);
  • Sustainable community water supply systems;
  • Sustainable community sanitation facilities;
  • Sustainable community hygiene promotion;
  • Community participation in WASH interventions;
  • Institutional set-up for WASH programmes;
  • Cost recovery for WASH services.

What is the main training objective?

To equip participants with knowledge and skills on sustainable management of WASH interventions in communities.

What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

The training method of delivery will consist of interactive webinar sessions, videos, articles, reference materials, quizzes and assessments.

The entire training will be facilitated in English.

When is the training period?

30th August to 3rd September 2021

Fee information

The training cost is US$ 350 which will cover the tuition fees, learning materials and certification.

How to register

Interested individuals should complete and submit our Course Application Form before Sunday 29th August 2021.

For more information, send an email to or call +254 (20) 2345572.