IRC WASH Systems Academy

The WASH Systems Academy is a dynamic online platform developed to assist WASH sector professionals in applying a WASH systems strengthening approach. Interactive and and free—the WASH Systems Academy is available to all. Listen to podcasts, watch animations, connect with others in the forums, create your own materials and more. 

This foundational course consists of 9 sessions dedicated to topics such as the origins and rationale for a systems strengthening approach, hygiene promotion, service ladders, how to leave no one one behind and other topics. Participants will also learn about the building blocks of the WASH system; what they are and how they collectively create sustainable WASH systems.

By the end of the basic course of the Academy, particpiants will have a solid understanding of:

  • What exactly is a WASH systems strengthening approach
  • How and why it was developed
  • How to start applying it in a work situation

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