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/Anna Kari

Although Zambia made great strides in improving access to improved forms of sanitation, an estimated 14% of the population practices openRead more


WaterAid/Jason Larkin

Malawi is one of the smaller countries in Sub-Saharan African and home to 16 million people. An estimated 35% of the Malawian population doesRead more


Sustainable sanitation/Foter/CC BY

Kenya is among the top ten richest countries in Africa (IMF, 2015), but just under a third of its population has access to improved sanitationRead more

New resources

San-Dem community dissemination brief

This leaflet was shared with research participants and interested members of the community at a local event to disseminate the findings of the San-Dem project which was carried out in Bauleni compound in Lusaka, Zambia.
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Outcome mapping and research into use: a

This article by Balls and Nurova (2020) was published in Development in Practice. The paper analyses outcome mapping data to uncover effective strategies for engaging practitioners and policymakers with research projects. The project focuses on SHARE and the four countries it works in - Kenya,...
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Some of our projects

Sanitation Mapper

Inspired by the previous successful development of the Water Point Mapper by WaterAid , this project aimed at developing a low costRead more

Violence, Gender & WASH Toolkit

WaterAid/Jon Spaull

Although the lack of access to appropriate WASH services is not the root cause of violence, it can lead to increased vulnerabilitiesRead more

Safe Child Stool Disposal

WaterAid/Layton Thompson

To date, the WASH sector has greatly overlooked the enormous potential of hygienic child stool disposal to considerably reduce theRead more

Disease Burden Inequities & Pro-Poor Targeting

University of Florida/Rick Rheingans

This study, carried out by LSHTM in partnership with the University of Florida , sought to estimate inequities in sanitation-relatedRead more

Latest Updates

Our SHARE Research Fellows had a busy year in 2019 attending conferences. Two key conferences were UNC Water and Health and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting . In this series of blogs, the Research...
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10 Feb 2020
Our partners in Malawi have been busy analysing the results of their Hygienic Family project and have some new publications out which we'll be posting on our website over the next few days. The team have produced these excellent videos...
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16 Sep 2019