The WASHPaLS implementation team includes complementary and internationally recognized expertise in WASH programming and research. Additionally, distinguished academics, practitioners, and policy makers from across the WASH sector regularly provide expert perspectives to the project through an internal research working group and an external WASHPaLS advisory board.
TETRA TECH has over 30 years of successful WASH sector programming and thought leadership. Tetra Tech provides technical assistance in the areas of rural water supply, sustainability assessments, the sanitation value chain including fecal sludge management, and environmental compliance.
AQUAYA INSTITUTE offers experienced scientists and field-based WASH researchers who bring an objective, nimble, and rigorous approach to implementation research. The Aquaya Institute provides technical assistance in the areas of CLTS, water quality, market-based approaches, research design, data collection, and program evaluation.
FHI 360 brings three decades of experience in integrated WASH programming, implementation research, and behavior change approaches. FHI 360 provides technical assistance in the areas of WASH integration including WASH and nutrition, WASH in schools and healthcare facilities, monitoring and evaluation, hygiene, social and behavior change communication and comprehensive behavior-centered programming.
FSG offers a formal business analytics perspective to understanding successes and challenges of market-based sanitation interventions. FSG provides technical assistance in the areas of market-based WASH services, market assessments, and inclusive market development.
IRIS GROUP brings extensive experience in mixed methods research on women and WASH and gender-equitable approaches to rural and urban sanitation programming. The Iris Group provides technical assistance to the WASHPaLS knowledge management and learning strategy in the areas of gender mainstreaming, social inclusion, and women’s empowerment.