A new WASH resource centre, providing training, technical consulting and educational resources to local NGOs, government agencies and community groups, is set to open in Honduras in 2014. The Water Expertise and Training (WET) Center will be run by Pure Water for the World in partnership with the Center for Affordable Water Technology (CAWST).
Sanergy won the first Sarphati Santation Award because in the past two years it has built 242 sanitation facilities run by 130 local entrepreneurs from Nairobi’s slums, who earn US$ 2,000 per year in income for their families while providing hygienic sanitation to 10,000+ residents. IDE Cambodia and Mr. Toilet, Jack Sim were the runners up.
This short video, produced by the WASHTech project, illustrates the challenge of technology in WASH and how the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) provides a systematic and participatory way of assessing and adopting technology innovation at scale, for services that last.