Photo credit: WaterAid/DRIK/Habibul Haque

SHARE contributes to achieving universal access to effective, sustainable and equitable sanitation and hygiene by generating evidence to improve policy and practice worldwide

Some of our key research locations


WaterAid/Behailu Shiferaw

Tanzania is one of the largest countries in sub-Saharan Africa and is home to more than 52 million people. Only 16% of Tanzanians have accessRead more


WaterAid/GMB Akash/Panos

Bangladesh is one of the most populous countries in the world and just under half of its 159 million population lives on less than US$2 a dayRead more


WaterAid/Areeb Hashmi

A middle-income country with a population of over 1 billion, poverty in India is a complex issue with just under a third of the populationRead more

Other Countries

SDI/Zimbabwe Homeless Peoples' Federation

Outside of SHARE’s focus countries, we have also supported a range of research projects in several other countries on the following topics:Read more

New resources

SHARE Phase 3

We wanted to update you on SHARE since we have some good news: SHARE is back for a third phase! Rather than winding down at the end of 2018 as planned, we will continue until June 2020 to ensure our research is impactful. During Phase 1 of SHARE we supported dozens of research projects across a...

WASH and women Story of Change - January

Stories of Change investigate how inputs have contributed to achieving specific outcomes through pathways of expected or unexpected change. This Story of Change, updated in January 2019, focuses on SHARE’s contribution to research, policy and practice change related to menstrual hygiene management...
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Some of our projects

Weaning Food Hygiene - The Gambia

© Jama Sowe & Abdou Jarjue

Building on lessons learned from earlier SHARE-funded work on food hygiene and behaviour change, including the successful SuperAmmaRead more

Scaling Up Mtumba

© NIMR/Yolanda Mbatia. Artisan cementing a signpost indicating directions to the sanitation centre at Katoma village in Geita.

The Mtumba approach to sanitation and hygiene draws on the best practices of existing participatory and promotion methodologies, toRead more

Mikono Safi

Mikono Safi, which means clean hands in Kiswahili, is a study taking place among school-aged children in the Kagera Region, North-WestRead more

National Sanitation Campaign Evaluation

LSHTM/Elisa Roma

Poor sanitation and hygiene conditions remain a public health concern in Tanzania and cost the country 1% of its annual GDP. RecentRead more

Latest Updates

I recently published a learning report which documents SHARE’s experience using outcome mapping to plan, monitor, and evaluate research uptake. This blog shares a summary of our experience for academic organisations, research consortiums, M&E specialists – and anyone else aiming...
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8 Aug 2018
Pit latrines may not be a major threat to groundwater contamination as very few instances of such contamination have shown to occur in a new icddr,b study. Consumed directly as drinking water, groundwater is contaminated more often due to poor...
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5 Sep 2017