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WSSCC welcomes Mr Alex Manyasi as its new National Coordinator in Kenya

By Lidia Kleshchenko WSSCC has appointed Mr Alex Manyasi as National Coordinator for Kenya. He assumes a pivotal role representing WSSCC and will oversee activities with partners and coordination of the Council’s engagement and interventions in the country. Mr Manyasi works for a Nairobi-based sanitation and waste management company known as Sanergy, and succeeds previous […]

Double honours for Tobias Omufwoko, WSSCC’s Kenya National Coordinator!

On 14 August 2018, Mr. Tobias Omufwoko, CEO of WASH Alliance Kenya and WSSCC National Coordinator of Kenya, was appointed to serve as the Civil Society Organizations (CSO) Focal Person for Sanitation and Water for All (SWA). Moreover, Mr. Omufwoko was elected to sit as a Board Member representing the Kenya Water and Sanitation Civil […]

Un évènement important organisé par le WEDC au Kenya inclut une formation d...

  La séance de renforcement des capacités comporte plusieurs aspects, notamment : présenter les concepts d’égalité et de non-discrimination (END) dans le cadre des droits de l’homme, en mettant l’accent sur les programmes de changement des comportements dans le secteur WASH (EAH) ; comprendre comment identifier les personnes généralement susceptibles d’être les plus défavorisées dans les pratiques […]

Important WEDC event in Kenya includes WSSCC training on Equality and Non-D...

WSSCC has a broad-based engagement in this week’s 41st WEDC International Conference, being co-hosted with Egerton University in Nakuru, Kenya, and including more than 400 participants from around the world. The annual conference is a known and respected platform for reflection, debate and exchange of sanitation and hygiene knowledge and ideas that are rooted in […]

What is Real Time Learning? An Example from the WSSCC-funded K-SHIP Progra...

Knowledge, inspiration and innovative solutions are shared in the WSSCC-funded Kenya programme through on-line real-time learning platforms

Raise Your Voice for Menstrual Hygiene Management: A Participant’s Perspect...

WSSCC member Daniel Karanja argues that male inclusion is vital if we wish to normalize MHM

Second Training of Trainers on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Kenya empowe...

WSSCC has now covered 36 counties with MHM Training with support from the Kenyan government

Second Training of Trainers on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Kenya brings...

The training features the three key elements of MHM which are: Breaking the Silence, Managing Menstruation Hygienically, and Safe Reuse and Disposal

WSSCC’s Work in Kenya – Innovative Approaches for Better Sanitation

With innovative and targeted programming, WSSCC has supported 81,500 people in Kenya to live in Open Defecation Free (ODF) environments

Josephat’s journey: How a local government actor in Kenya became a WASH cha...

Find out how Josephat Geteya Onchari was triggered to become a key WASH champion for Kenya

Executive Director Chris Williams reinforced WSSCC’s mandate that supports Sustainable Development Goal 6.2.
WSSCC Executive Director Chris Williams at the Second National Sanitation C...

Executive Director Chris Williams reinforced WSSCC’s mandate that supports Sustainable Development Goal 6.2.

WSSCC Executive Director Chris Williams at the Second National Sanitation C...

Executive Director Chris Williams reinforced WSSCC’s mandate that supports Sustainable Development Goal 6.2.

Advocating for sanitation at Kenya Water Week

WSSCC & its partners participated in the event demonstrating that sanitation & hygiene are essential components in improving health, safety & dignity.

Advocating for Sanitation at Kenya Water Week

The first Kenya Water Week was held in Nairobi from 20-25 November 2016, with the theme “From Aid to Trade”.

First National Training of Trainers on Menstrual Hygiene Management – Kenya

This report captures the highlights of the six-day Training of Trainers workshop organized by WSSCC, the Kenyan Ministry of Health, UNICEF and other partners in Naivasha, Kenya.

WSSCC Menstrual Hygiene Management training in Kenya breaks silence on mens...

The workshop was the first national ToT and was attended by 77 participants.

GSF Kenya Launch
The Global Sanitation Fund-supported programme in Kenya

K-SHIP aims to help reduce the disease burden resulting from poor sanitation and hygiene, while helping to improve health outcomes in the country.

GSF Kenya Launch
Global Sanitation Fund support launches in Kenya

The Kenya Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme is a five-year programme aiming to reach 1.92 million Kenyans.

Kenyans celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day on 28 May 2014

In Kenya, the Menstrual Hygiene Day celebrations were hosted by the County Governor and government of Tharaka Nithi.

WSSCC supports Kenya’s First National Annual Conference on Sanitation & Hyg...

WSSCC is a supporting partner for Kenya’s First National Annual Conference on Sanitation & Hygiene, which is being held 1-3 April 2014 in Nairobi.

RFP deadline for Global Sanitation Fund Executing Agency in Kenya is 31 March

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council and its Global Sanitation Fund have issued a Request for Proposals for an Executing Agency to manage and coordinate its planned grant in Kenya. The overall goal of the GSF programme in Kenya is to reach almost 2 million people who will be sensitized on improved sanitation and hygiene practices. The successful organization will be the recipient and trustee of GSF funds in Kenya.

 

East Africa Workshop on Scaling Up of CLTS and Enhancing Area Coverage – Na...

This document reports on an international workshop on Scaling up of CLTS and Enhancing Area Coverage: Running the last miles towards MDG sanitation targeting the next 24 months. The workshop brought together participants from eight African countries, as well as one Caribbean country, to share experience to date and chalk out strategies for moving the […]

Kenya assesses its preparedness to meet the MDGs

The Kenya National WASH Coalition, which is coordinated by NETWAS International, is involved in an assessment to track the country’s achievement of the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target on sanitation.

[Blog] The ‘Leave No One Behind’ concept interwoven into key discussions in...

By Patrick Alubbe 2019 Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) was a unique event amongst many I have attended with thousands of participants from all over the world. Keywords that frequently resonated with me throughout the week include “inclusion, accountability to citizens, transparency in use of resources, access to information, reaching the last mile” and many […]

WSSCC session guide for the 5th African Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)’s vision is a world in which everyone, everywhere is able to practice safe sanitation and hygiene with dignity. Working to facilitate sector coordination at national, regional and global levels, WSSCC believes that the 5th African Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene is a unique opportunity to promote political […]

One brick at a time

A few months ago, Leonard Ochwada was making more bricks than he could sell. Now he can’t keep up with demand. It’s a good problem to have, not just because of what it means for Leonard’s earnings, but also for the health of the people in his community. Leonard is a member of a youth […]

AfricaSan Awards is now open for nominations

Are you an outstanding sanitation and hygiene professional working in Africa? The AMCOW AfricaSan Awards is looking for your nomination. Candidates can submit the nominations no later than January 9, 2019, all information available here. The AfricaSan 5 will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, on February 18-22. The AfricaSan Award aims to raise the profile […]

L’apprentissage au-delà des frontières en Afrique de l’Est

Through peer-to-peer learning, the Global Sanitation Fund is harnessing the immense amount of knowledge.

Join WSSCC at World Water Week in Stockholm!

WSSCC will join the international water, sanitation and hygiene community at the 25-31 August World Water Week in Stockholm. The Council will co-convene important sessions on Hygiene Behaviour Change, Accountability for SDG 6, Building ODF Nations, and WASH4WORK. The WSSCC team will include Secretariat Staff and the National Coordinators from Tanzania and Kenya. For a […]

WSSCC NCs take driving role in supporting government GLAAS focal points to ...

Through its network of National Coordinators, WSSCC recently participated in the 2018 GLAAS Country Survey Workshop organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Water and Sanitation Center (IRC) in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 7-9 August. GLAAS – the Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water initiative of UN-Water implemented by WHO – celebrates […]

HLPF 2018: Sanitation for Education and Health – An Integrated Approach to ...

(The article below was originally published with support from WSSCC by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, here) Presented by Water Supply and Sanitation Collaboration Council (WSSCC), State of Qatar (Qatar Fund for Development), Global Citizen, and Education Cannot Wait, this side event focused on sanitation as a key determinant of health and education. Panelists shared examples […]

HLPF 2018: Why robust multi-stakeholder national accountability mechanisms ...

(The article below was originally published with support from WSSCC by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, here) This side event convened to launch and discuss the findings of a global review on the effectiveness of national accountability mechanisms on progress towards the water and sanitation targets of SDG 6. The report is available online […]

HLPF 2018: Putting menstrual health on the 2030 Agenda

On July 11, 2018 Simavi and WSSCC hosted a panel discussion during the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, about “Putting Menstrual Health on the 2030 Agenda.” This event was the 5th of a live webinar series related to menstrual health management and was attended by over 100 in person and online participants. The event […]

Qatar Fund for Development and WSSCC Join Together at High-Profile New York...

Mr. Ali Abdulla Al Dabbagh, Deputy Director General for Planning at the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), and Mr. Rolf Luyendijk, Executive Director of the UN-hosted Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), will speak to policy- and decision-makers in New York on Thursday, 12 July 2018, about the high returns that sanitation and hygiene […]

Le WSSCC défendra l’ODD 6 lors de l’édition 2018 du Forum politique de haut...

L’édition 2018 du Forum politique de haut niveau pour le développement durable nous donne une occasion historique et sans précédent d’accélérer les progrès vers l’ODD 6 : Eau propre et assainissement. Rejoignez le Conseil de concertation pour l’approvisionnement en eau et l’assainissement (WSSCC) et ses partenaires lors des évènements suivants, qui comportent des interventions par des spécialistes et […]

WSSCC to champion SDG 6 at 2018 High Level Political Forum

The High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2018 offers an historic and unprecedented opportunity to accelerate momentum on SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation. Please join the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and its partners at the following events, which feature expert speakers and interactive discussions. In addition to the events, WSSCC and its 5,000 members from around the world will be […]

Le WSSCC souhaite la bienvenue à Sue Coates en tant que directrice exécutiv...

Mme Sue Coates, professionnelle renommée qui a acquis une vaste expérience dans le secteur de l’eau, de l’assainissement et de l’hygiène (WASH), le milieu universitaire, la société civile, le secteur privé ainsi que le plaidoyer et la communication, se joint aujourd’hui à l’équipe du Conseil de concertation pour l’approvisionnement en eau et l’assainissement (WSSCC) en tant […]

WSSCC welcomes Sue Coates as Deputy Executive Director and Programme Director

Ms. Sue Coates, a respected professional with a wealth of experience in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), academia, civil society, the private sector and advocacy and communication, joined the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) today as its new Deputy Executive Director and Programme Director. Ms. Coates comes to WSSCC after serving most recently […]

Prochains événements pour promouvoir le programme d’assainissement et d’hyg...

Les mois à venir vont être chargés pour la communauté WASH internationale, un certain nombre d’événements et de journées importantes dans le secteur étant au programme.

Upcoming global events aim to move the sanitation and hygiene agenda forward

The coming months are a busy period for the international WASH community, with a number of important sector events and milestone days on the agenda. Collectively, the events offer members the opportunity to follow the international dialogue and developments concerning SDG target 6.2, and get involved. Be sure to follow WSSCC’s Twitter and Facebook pages […]

WSSCC Members and Partners Raise Awareness on Menstrual Hygiene Management

Members have successfully been at the forefront of initiatives to break taboos and promote a safe and equal access to sanitation and hygiene

WSSCC experts share WASH expertise in a series of blogs

A series of blogs by our in-house experts contribute to the WASH and broader development sectors

Les gros titres et les temps forts de l’année 2017

Le WSSCC vous souhaite de joyeuses fêtes ! En 2017, le WSSCC a continué ses efforts visant à assurer l’atteinte de la cible 6.2 des ODD

Headlines and Highlights from 2017

WSSCC continued to play a significant role in the national, regional and global efforts towards achieving access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all

On World Toilet Day, Human Waste Makes a Comeback

On World Toilet Day, WSSCC’s Executive Director Chris Williams reminds that our planet needs practical and alternative solutions to provide safe sanitation for all

Photo gallery: WSSCC Members and partners mark Global Handwashing Day 2017

This year’s theme Our Hands Our Future highlighted the importance of handwashing to ensure a healthy future for all

International Day of the Girl Child: WSSCC Members Improve Sanitation for ...

Empowering women and girls is at the core of WSSC’s work

WSSCC Papers and Presentations at the 40th WEDC International Conference

WSSCC staff and partners led several paper presentations and facilitated an MHM workshop

WSSCC at the 40th WEDC International Conference 24 to 28 July

WSSCC will be presenting papers on equality, real-time learning and best practice

Q&A with the Netherland’s Pim van der Male on Menstrual Hygiene Management

The Netherland’s Senior Policy Officer for WASH raises important issues surrounding MHM

A WSSCC Member Shares Five Lessons From Menstrual Hygiene Management Training

WSSCC member Neha Basnet recently took part in WSSCC’s Menstrual Hygiene Management training in Nepal.  She shares her insights and recommendations

Health and Hygiene across the Life Course: World Health Assembly side sess...

The session drew attention to sustainable hygiene and health solutions, highlighting policy advances and often-neglected areas of sanitation

Health and Hygiene across the Life Course: World Health Assembly 2017 side ...

Report on the side session at the 2017 World Health Assembly organized by WSSCC, SCA, the Government of Kenya and WaterAid  

L’expertise WASH du WSSCC au service des ODD

Le WSSCC a été en mesure de mettre en lumière ses contributions et son rôle uniques au sein des secteurs WASH et du développement

First Ladies and Bikers: Innovative Ways to Celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day

Celebrations led by our partners around the world had great effect on MHM Day

Improving the Lives of Women and Girls: WSSCC’s work in Menstrual Hygiene M...

Managing menstruation in a safe and hygienic way can deeply impact the lives and prospects of women and girls

L’hygiène et la santé au cours de la vie : une session en marge de l’Assemb...

Le rapport complet de l’évènement organisé par le WSSCC, la SCA, le gouvernement du Kenya et WaterAid est disponible en Anglais.

Patricia Mulongo braves her own hearing impairment to break the silence on ...

She is determined that no one is left behind in menstrual hygiene management

Un membre du WSSCC partage cinq enseignements tirés de la formation sur la ...

Neha Basnet, membre du WSSCC, a récemment participé à une formation du WSSCC sur la gestion de l’hygiène menstruelle au Népal.

Promoting School WASH through the Global Sanitation Fund

The GSF works with schools and the broader education sector to achieve sustainable sanitation and hygiene for all

Supporting healthy lives through the Global Sanitation Fund

The GSF supports partners to address the global sanitation and hygiene crisis, so that everyone can enjoy healthy and productive lives.

Unlocking the power of women in Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS)

Submitted by our member Daniel Karanja, this story reveals how one woman took matters into her own hands to ensure that CLTS reached her home.

Women’s lack of access to sanitation hinders their participation in society...

Findings of a new UN Women/WSSCC study in Niger on MHM practices were presented at a side event during CSW61.

Les membres du WSSCC s’engagent à sensibiliser à la gestion de l’hygiène me...

Nos membres ont été parmi les premiers à mener avec succès des initiatives visant à lever les tabous et à promouvoir l’accès sûr et égal à l’assainissement et à l’hygiène

Les droits des femmes sont des droits humains, un point c’est tout

Pour la journée internationale de la femme, le dirécteur exécutif du WSSCC , Chris Williams plaide pour une plus grande intégration des femmes sur le lieu de travail

Women’s rights are human rights, period

On International Women’s Day, Chris Williams writes that there is more to adding women to the workplace; they need an enabling space

Tackling menstrual waste management in West and Central Africa

The lack of adequate sanitation and waste systems presents a considerable challenge for sustainable waste management across Africa.

Understanding slippage #2: Exploring its nuances

In the second of a seven-part series for WASH practitioners, we explore the nuances of slippage and its impact on communities.

Enhancing sanitation programming through real-time learning

In Cambodia, a Global Sanitation Fund (GSF)-supported programme is using real-time and action learning techniques to increase its impact.

WSSCC and partners mark Global Handwashing Day 2016

The theme of the annual advocacy event was to make handwashing a habit.

Learning beyond borders in East Africa

Through peer-to-peer learning, the Global Sanitation Fund is harnessing the immense amount of knowledge.

Member Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Gain practical information about how to get the most out of your WSSCC membership in this FAQ where we answer your top questions.

Listening to WSSCC members and stakeholders for new 2017-2020 strategic plan

In June, July and August WSSCC reached out to its members and partners in 16 countries through dedicated national consultations.

Strong presence for WSSCC at 6th Africa Water Week Conference

Sessions addressed key issues and provided recommendations for action required to achieve universal and equitable access to WASH.

Lively discussions in Tanzania help shape new WSSCC strategy

The discussions focused on the many challenges the sanitation sub-sector faces, the need to get new leadership more involved as well as water supply issues.

WSSCC Executing Agency in Uganda awarded certificate of quality assurance

The Ugandan NGO Link to Progress (LTP) is the Executing Agency of the WAFSAH project in Uganda.

WSSCC to take part of 6th Africa Water Week Conference

The council will convene a technical session with highlights from the GSF programmes.

In Memoriam: Ton Schouten (1955-2016)

Ton Schouten will be sorely missed by all his colleagues and friends across many organisations and countries.

The menstrual taboo in India and in the US: What does it look like, why doe...

This blog was written by Kiran Gandhi, gender equality activist and musician,  and John Harvey, Senior Project Implementation and Communications Officer, Binti LLP. In April 2015, I ran the London Marathon bleeding-freely on the first day of my period in order to raise awareness about period stigma around the world. Many here in the western hemisphere don’t believe […]

Emma Mbalame from the Government of Malawi speaks at the third Sanitation and Water for All Partnership Meeting. Credit: SWA
WSSCC and partners reinforce commitment to SDGs collaboration and accountab...

This blog was written by Virginia Kamowa, Senior Programme Officer for Global Advocacy at WSSCC. For feedback and questions, please send an e-mail to virginia.kamowa@wsscc.org. WSSCC and its partners explored ways to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and boost government commitment to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) financing at a recent Sanitation and Water […]

Parliamentarians prioritize WASH in Uganda

This blog was written by Virginia Kamowa, Senior Programme Officer for Global Advocacy at WSSCC. For feedback and questions, please send an e-mail to virginia.kamowa@wsscc.org. “We need to influence government processes by working with various line ministries to ensure integration of WASH in all areas of development.” Hon. Jaqueline Amongin Member of Parliament (MP) and […]

Learning through collaboration in Uganda and Togo

The Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) recently hosted two Advocacy, Communications and Learning workshops in Togo and Uganda, respectively, which convened the Council’s partners from eleven countries in Africa. The two workshops were designed to build capacity and facilitate learning between country teams and with WSSCC’s Geneva-based Secretariat, in order for all country […]

Breaking the silence on menstrual hygiene management: training trainers in ...

This blog was written by Virginia Kamowa, Senior Programme Officer for Global Advocacy at WSSCC. For feedback and questions, please send an e-mail to virginia.kamowa@wsscc.org. Seventy-one participants from south India and Kenya have learnt how to train others on menstrual hygiene management (MHM), and also influence MHM policy and practice at all levels, thanks to […]

SELON LE GSF, L’ASSAINISSEMENT ET L’HYGIÈNE ONT LARGEMENT PROGRESSÉ DANS 13...

Selon un nouveau rapport, le Fonds Mondial pour l’Assainissement (GSF) a soutenu les pouvoirs publics et des centaines de partenaires nationaux dans 13 pays s’étendant du Cambodge au Sénégal, pour permettre à 7 millions de personnes et plus de 20 500 communautés de mettre fin à la défécation à l’air libre. 

The Global Sanitation Fund-supported programme in Uganda

Covering 30 districts, the ‘Uganda Sanitation Fund’ (USF) enables communities to gain access to basic sanitation and adopt good hygiene practices.

Post-2015 WASH Targets & Indicators – Questions & Answers

Why should water, sanitation and hygiene be priorities in the Post-2015 development agenda?

Global Handwashing Day – 15 October 2014

Read some highlights from Nigeria where music stars got involved and from Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi and Tanzania.

Désignation du poste : Consultant principal, Appui à la programmation en ma...

La mission de l’UNOPS consiste à renforcer la capacité du système des Nations Unies et de ses partenaires à mettre en oeuvre des opérations humanitaires, de consolidation de la paix et de développement qui revêtent de l’importance pour les personnes démunies.

WSSCC Developing Roster of Senior Consultants for Sanitation and Hygiene Pr...

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is currently recruiting to populate a roster of Senior Consultants Sanitation and Hygiene Programming Support.

Highlights from East Africa Civil Society Forum – April 2013

The Uganda Water and Sanitation NGO Network UWASNET was the host of the first East Africa Civil Society Forum, which took place in Kampala from 16 to 18 April. The Forum was jointly organized by WSSCC, WaterAid East Africa, End Water Poverty, Sanitation and Water for All and the African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation ANEW.

 

 

 

Today is World Toilet Day

Today is World Toilet Day, a day set aside not simply as a celebration, but as a way to highlight the plight of 2.5 billion people without access to a clean, private toilet. “I give a shit, do you?” is theme of global awareness campaign.

GSF: taking a good thing and making it better

This week, more than 40 professionals involved in Global Sanitation Funded (GSF)-work in Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia are meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi, for the first full-scale “GSF Learning and Sharing Event.”

SWA seeks additional qualified representatives for its Steering Committee

WSSCC is a partner of the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) – a partnership of governments, donors, civil society and multilateral organizations. SWA is a political initiative with the aim of ensuring that all people have access to basic sanitation and safe drinking water. It is particularly concerned with those countries where the needs are greatest.

Daniel Kurao

Kenya

L’ancien Président du Ghana John Agyekum Kufuor nommé à la présidence du pa...

Son Excellence John Agyekum Kufuor, ancien Président du Ghana (2001-2009) et ancien Président de l’Union africaine (2007–2008), sera le premier président de haut niveau du partenariat Assainissement et eau pour tous (Sanitation and Water for All, SWA). M. Kufuor s’est acquis une grande considération pour les qualités d’homme d’État dont il a fait preuve en Afrique et dans d’autres régions du monde et pour ses plaidoyers passionnés pour promouvoir l’initiative, l’amélioration de la gouvernance et le développement. Ses contributions lui ont valu de recevoir plusieurs prix, dont le Prix mondial de l’alimentation en 2011.

Rapport final de la Révision externe du WSSCC pour la période 2005-2010

Le Rapport final de la Révision externe du WSSCC pour la période 2005-2010 est enfin prêt !

AMCOW AfricaSan Awards 2010 Winners

A musician and activist whose songs about using latrines and washing hands are positively influencing the hygiene practices of communities in Mozambique; a widow who has risen through her caste status to lead a campaign against open defecation in her village in Ethiopia; and a toilet entrepreneur whose innovative partnership with local authorities is changing the way public toilets in Kenyan towns are managed, are the top winners of this year’s AMCOW AfricaSan Awards.

WSSCC Global Sanitation Fund event at 22-26 Nov. Africa Water Week

The 3rd annual Africa Water Week takes place from 22 to 26 November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. WSSCC will participate and arrange a side event on the Global Sanitation Fund, including the official “launching event” for the GSF work in Ethiopia.

AfricaSan: moving sanitation up the priority ladder

The second African Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene – AfricaSan+5 – took place from 18 to 21 February 2008 in Durban, South Africa.

During the International Year of Sanitation, WSSCC keeps sanitation high on...

A bevy of conferences, workshops and special events since September kept sanitation and hygiene in the spotlight — and WSSCC members and Secretariat staff on the move.

The impact of WASH advocacy workshops

In order to strengthen grassroots advocacy, Tearfund and its local partner AEL organize regular workshops in communities in Liberia. The workshops target local authorities, youth, church- and community-based organizations (CBOs). One such workshop carried out in Tappita Statutory District Nimba County, Liberia, brought about change in one man’s life. Chester, a strong youth leader who in the past was involved in advocating for development projects in his community, had an encounter a couple of years ago that left him demoralized and no longer willing to carry out advocacy.

Back to school: sector professionals attend “hand washing university”

WSSCC helped arrange four days of training at the “Hand Washing University” workshop held in July in Nairobi, Kenya. Thirty-five sector professionals, including a number of WSSCC members, attended from around the world.

Global Sanitation Fund. Investing in sustainable sanitation and hygiene

40% of the world’s population do not have access to basic sanitation yet there has been no global financing mechanism dedicated to sanitation and hygiene. Until the Global Sanitation Fund.