News

02 July 2014

Updates on SHARE research in Tanzania: Expanding the Mtumba model: creating a product for scale up

SHARE Country Platform in Tanzania funds a research project entitled “Expanding the Mtumba model: creating a product for scale up” with Ms Yolanda Mbatia from NIMR as the principal investigator. The Mtumba approach to hygiene and sanitation promotion, originally developed by WaterAid and partners, draws on the best practices of existing participatory and promotion methodologies to create demand for hygiene and sanitation, adapting them to the national context. Here, Yoland Mbatia provides an update on the progress of the project and the implementation of a sanitation centre in Geita. Read more...

02 July 2014

SHARE support to the process evaluation of the National Sanitation Campaign in Tanzania

SHARE is supporting a process evaluation of the National Sanitation Campaign in Tanzania. The Campaign is being implemented in more than 40 rural districts in Tanzania and aims to provide 1.3 million households will have improved sanitation facilities and 812 schools will have access to improved sanitation and hygiene facilities, in the first three years of implementation. Read more...

02 July 2014

A success story: SHARE contribution to food hygiene

SHARE contribution to food hygiene is here reported with an overview of three SHARE-funded projects in Bangladesh, Nepal and The Gambia. Read more...

25 June 2014

City-Wide Sanitation Annual Meeting in Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe

The Annual Meeting for SHARE-funded City Wide Sanitation Project took place in June 2014 in Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe. The meeting was attended by Shack/Slum Dwellers (SDI) Secretariat, SDI affiliates, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), and local government officials from the project’s focus cities in Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.An overview of the meeting and the Mayor’s speech are reported on SDI blog. http://www.sdinet.org/blog/2014/06/24/sanitation-partnerships-slum-dwellers-work-chinhoy/ Read more...

12 June 2014

New practitioner's toolkit provides much needed guidance on Violence, Gender and WASH

SHARE has developed a toolkit designed to help practitioners to better recognise the risks of violence linked to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and provide guidance on what WASH practitioners can do to reduce these vulnerabilities to violence. Read more...

03 June 2014

Can microfinance boost sanitation businesses in East Africa? SHARE and WaterAid host a regional workshop to assess recent experiences and current prospects

On the 16th May, SHARE and WaterAid convened representatives from international organisations, NGOs and financial institutions to a regional learning workshop on sanitation microfinance in Dar Es Salaam. Under the title “Embedding microfinance into sanitation programmes”, the workshop objectives were to capitalise on current experiences, evaluate what has been done in this area in the East Africa region and identify what type of support financial institutions operating in the region are likely to need to enter the market. Read more...

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