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27 August 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 join a side event with a report launch on social inclusion, contributing to the global WASH goals of Leaving No One Behind, the World Water Week theme for 2019.

Do you want to have a quick overview of how leading WASH organisations deal with social inclusion? Visit our side event where we will present our report on Socially inclusive WASH programming. Date 29th August | 13.00 -13.50 – at the Dutch Pavilion. Click here for the invitation

This working paper document presents the result of a study conducted by the Watershed-Empowering Citizens Programme analysing how social inclusion is included in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) projects and programmes. It focuses on supporting MFA achieve its WASH policy goals and commitments.

The study aims to deepen the Watershed Programme’s knowledge of social inclusion in WASH projects and programmes by providing an overview of the current practices and insights into approaches used in the implementation of WASH initiatives worldwide. To this end, the study mapped and assessed the distinct approaches, methods and tools used for social inclusion in WASH initiatives by a selected number of development organizations, some of which have a strong track record in this area.

Organisations involved in the preparation of the report are: World Bank, WaterAid, GIZ, Sida, Unicef, WSSCC and Brac; Dutch organisations Simavi, IRC, Wetlands International, Plan Nederland and VEI.

Can’t wait? Find out more today: click here for the Executive Summary or download the full report.

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