The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) has specified in its Medium Term Strategic Plan 2012-2016 that all programmes funded by WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) are subject to independent mid-term and five-year evaluations. These evaluations are aligned with the overall GSF financing mechanism, which is based on a five-year programme cycle.
Key Resource Centre at Uttarakahnd Academy of Administration organized the national workshop on Community-Led approaches in the context of the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA), in collaboration with WSSCC with the support of Ministry of Drinking Water & sanitation, Government of India.
WSSCC expresses its condolences to the family of Ms. Parveen Rehman, a well known social worker in Pakistan who served as Director of the Orangi Pilot Project. Ms. Rehman was murdered on Wednesday 13 March outside of her office in Orangi Town, which is in the northwestern part of Karachi.
The SHARE Research Consortium and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) have joined together to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) with a total value of £400,000 for research on sanitation and women in India.
As a woman commune leader, she plays a variety of roles in championing Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), a process that aim to bring about community-wide behavior change for sanitation and hygiene practices, thereby eliminating open defecation.
This note is an attempt to analyse the partnerships and collaborations in place in Jharkhand to improve programme interventions and contribute to wider sector debates and learning as a strategy towards continuous improvement of sanitation and hygiene status in the project districts
This study covered twelve villages across Dumka, Deoghar and Saraikela Kharsawan districts in Jharkhand as part of the learning exercise.The observations and lessons elaborated in this note take into account the issues of equity in access to, and use and benefits of improved sanitation services in these three districts.