Water quality serves as the foundation for almost all development. Contaminated, unsafe water threatens human health, diminishes food production, reduces ecosystem functions, and limits economic growth.
Since late 2016, the USAID Lowland WASH Activity and the USAID Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership (SWS) have collaborated to improve rural water supplies for pastoralist communities in the drought-prone, lowland regions of Ethiopia.
Haiti’s decentralized water utilities across the country are intended to operate as self-reliant business units. However, an absence of information management has hindered efficient operations and revenue collection.
Led by Millennium Water Alliance, the Kenya Resilient Arid Lands Partnership for Integrated Development (RAPID) is a five-year USAID program that increases communities’ access to water services in northern Kenya.
Published July 2020. The sixth and final ex-post evaluation in the series looked at the WASH component of the Strengthening Communities through Integrated Programming (SCIP) activity implemented from 2009–2015 in Zambézia Province, Mozambique.
Published May 2018. The third evaluation in the series the examines the long-term sustainability of outcomes related to rural water point construction, rehabilitation, and management, as well as participatory sanitation and hygiene education and construction related to the the MWA-EP activity, implemented in 24 rural districts between 2004–2009.