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Rwanda Summary of Key Achievements 2020 – 2021

2021 was a year filled with wins: we brought safe water and improved hygiene and sanitation services to thousands of people in the districts of Gicumbi, Karongi, Rulindo, and Kicukiro. Thanks to our collaborative efforts with the central and district leaders, businesses and communities, we have seen continuous increase in levels of service across our…

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Weaving Together WASH and WRM: Scaling Successful Approaches

On 15 April, the Millennium Water Alliance and The Nature Conservancy hosted a virtual learning event focused scaling WASH and Water Resources Management approaches in Sub-Saharan Africa. Featured speakers included Tiana Zo Rakotoarisoa from CARE Madagascar, Manjaka Razafinjato from Sandandrano, and Eugene Dusingizumuremyi from Water For People Rwanda. The event was facilitated by Denis Macharia…

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Rwanda 2020 Summary Report

2020 was a year like no other. This year marked our 12th year of work in Rwanda: a journey that brought water, hygiene and sanitation services to thousands of people across the districts of Rulindo, Kicukiro and Gicumbi. This report provides a quick summary of key achievements made between October 2019 and September 2020.

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Response to COVID-19 in Rwanda

This article was published in a Rwanda-based magazine and explores the work of Water For People in Rwanda to respond to the COVID-19 crisis and efforts to help communities continue to access safe water and sanitation services amidst the pandemic.  

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The Rulindo Challenge Program: Lessons Learnt

In 2010, Water For People embarked on a new, unique, and ambitious Program to bring reliable water and sanitation services to the entire population of Rulindo District in Rwanda. The Rulindo Challenge Program marked the beginning of a new approach to WASH services: the Everyone Forever Model. The implementation of Rulindo Challenge Program has been…

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Partnership Between Local Government and Development Partners to Achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6: Case of Rulindo District

This article discusses the outcomes of a joint partnership between the Government of Rwanda through the Ministry of Infrastructure, the Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC), the district of Rulindo, and Water For People that aims at improving people’s quality of life by supporting the development of locally sustainable drinking water, adequate sanitation, and hygiene and…

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