Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability 2 (WASHPaLS #2)

Operational research and technical assistance to enhance WASH programming effectiveness

Celebrating World Toilet Day. During World Toilet Day celebrations, the BRAC women hold sanitation products, such as SATO pans. Photo credit: Dorothy Nabatanzi

Overview

Celebrating World Toilet Day. During World Toilet Day celebrations, the BRAC women hold sanitation products, such as SATO pans. Photo credit: Dorothy Nabatanzi

Partners

Tetra Tech Logo

TETRA TECH has over 40 years of successful WASH sector programming and thought leadership experience. Tetra Tech provides technical assistance in the areas of rural water supply and sanitation, the sanitation value chain including fecal sludge management, infrastructure and municipal services including WASH financing, and sustainability assessments.


FHI 360 Logo

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, hygiene, social and behavior change communication and comprehensive behavior-centered programming.


FSG Logo

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.


iDinsight Logo

IDINSIGHT a global advisory, data analytics and research organization, offers experienced scientists and field-based researchers who bring an objective and rigorous approach to implementation research. IDinsight provides technical assistance in sanitation financing, research design, data analysis, and program evaluation.


Iris Group Logo

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 in the areas of gender mainstreaming, social inclusion, menstrual health and hygiene (MHH), and women’s empowerment.

Photo Credit: USAID/WASHPaLS

Resources

Business Models for Rural Fecal Sludge Management (FSM) Business Models for Rural Fecal Sludge Management (FSM)
Technical Report

Over the last decade, basic sanitation coverage in rural areas of low- and middle-income countries has progressed significantly, especially in Asia. Sustaining those resulting gains in human, environmental, and community health, all while…
The Use of Subsidies in an Area-Wide Sanitation Approach The Use of Subsidies in an Area-Wide Sanitation Approach
Technical Report

Hardware subsidies used to be commonplace policy tools for expanding sanitation access in rural areas. Overtime, however, hardware subsidies were found to produce distortionary effects on sanitation markets and failed to achieve sustained latrine…
Two Viable Models for Rural Fecal Sludge Management Two Viable Models for Rural Fecal Sludge Management
Brief

Basic sanitation coverage in rural areas and progress toward Sustainable Development Goal 6.2 has advanced significantly over the last decade in several low- and middle-income countries. Sustaining this progress, though, requires safe fecal sludge…
Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Capacity Needs Assessment Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Capacity Needs Assessment
Program Report

Understanding and addressing the human resource needs and gaps in the sanitation and hygiene sector is a critical part of achieving universal access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene. Previous studies have attempted to map the human…

Gender - Making Soap in Liberia. Photo Credit: Alex Bobor Keimbe, Global Communities Liberia

Contact Us

Morris Israel, Chief of Party, Tetra Tech, morris.israel@washpals.org

Jesse Shapiro, Environmental Health Team Lead, USAID, jeshapiro@usaid.gov