Financing universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene by 2030 7 May 2015 | John Garrett

This WaterAid briefing note focuses on Addis Ababa, and considers some of the key financing issues to be addressed for universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) to be achieved by 2030. Available in English, French and Portuguese.

WaterAid interventions at the 15th Africa Water Association 18 Mar 2010 | Timeyin Uwejamomere and Julie Abaliwano

A call to action for utilities to focus on services to the poor has emerged from the 15th session of the African Water Association (AfWA) International Water Congress in Uganda, where African utility managers agreed to play a more central role in the political processes towards meeting the MDGs.

Total sanitation coverage in East Asia 13 Apr 2015 | Henry Northover, Shin Kue Ryu, Timothy Brewer. Principal Researcher: Shin Kue Ryu

This discussion paper sets out some preliminary findings from ongoing research in East Asian states on the political economy of sanitation and hygiene services that delivered total coverage within a generation. These early generalised conclusions are not intended to claim blueprints for success but rather to input into the emerging dialogue in the sanitation and hygiene sectors on how the necessary step change for delivering universal access to services can be achieved by 2030. Available in English, French and Portuguese.

WaterAid Nicaragua country programme evaluation 13 Apr 2015 | WaterAid Nicaragua

In November 2014, two independent consultants and a member of WaterAid UK’s Programme Support Unit conducted an evaluation of the Nicaragua country program to assess its relevance, effectiveness, and technical excellence, leading to recommendations for the first country program strategy development process. The evaluators spent three weeks consulting key local and national stakeholders and institutions on sector challenges and visiting WaterAid supported projects. This briefing note summarizes the evaluation team’s findings and recommendations.

Healthy Start: the first month of life 17 Mar 2015 | WaterAid

In the year the world replaces the Millennium Development Goals with the Sustainable Development Goals, it is time to ensure that the next generation of children is given the best start in life – a healthy start. Available to download in English, French and Portuguese.

The unsung heroes in water, sanitation and hygiene delivery 8 Mar 2015 | WaterAid Uganda

On International Womnen's Day 2015 WaterAid Uganda celebrated acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played extraordinary roles in the history of their communities to ensure sustain-able access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education.

Women in Nepal: leading communities, changing lives 8 Mar 2015 | WaterAid Nepal

International Women’s Day provides us with an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women. To commemorate this special occasion, WaterAid Nepal has compiled stories of women across Nepal who have participated in our WASH programmes.

Water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities in Asia and the Pacific 1 Jan 2015 | Unicef, World Health Organization, WaterAid

This note sets out the crucial role of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the provision of quality healthcare. Its aim is to inform health and WASH-responsible Ministries and agencies, as well as regional decision-making forums in Asia and the Pacific.