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

Building partnership for participatory s

This meeting paper was written by Beale et al. for the 41st WEDC International Conference in Kenya in 2018. It gives an overview of the SHARE project, Cities of Tomorrow, which details townwide sanitation planning for the rapidly urbanising Tanzanian town, Babati. The Cities of Tomorrow research...
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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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Some of our projects

Sanitation Investment Tracker

The Sanitation Investment Tracker (SIT) is a suite of applications that can be used to track investment (and associated expenditure)Read more

WASH Coping Strategies

The second in a series of four SHARE-WSSCC co-funded studies , this project sought to identify the coping strategies used by women inRead more


The third in a series of four SHARE-WSSCC co-funded studies , this operational research sought to develop and pilot a suite of toolsRead 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

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