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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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The Rulindo Challenge Program: Safe Water and Sanitation Services for All

In 2010, a partnership between the district of Rulindo, the Ministry of Infrastructure, the Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC), and Water For People launched the Rulindo Challenge Program – an ambitious plan to bring full water and sanitation coverage to Rulindo. At that point, only 29% of the district population had clean water access. Today,…

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Profitability of Piped Water Systems in Rwanda

This is an in-depth study of the profitability of piped water systems that Water for People has supported in the districts of Rulindo and Gicumbi, Rwanda. The systems are operated by two private operators, Ayateke and PAAK KAM. The purposes of the analysis that was carried out for the study were to assess the operational…

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Africa Water Resources Management Experience

During the WATERAID East African Program conference on Climate Resilient WASH Convention, held in Kigali from March 25-27th 2020, Water for People presented the following three posters: 1. BUILDING CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENT WASH STRUCTURES: A case of Chikwawa District in Malawi 2. WETLAND RESTORATION AS PART OF AN IWRM APPROACH TO ENSURING SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY OF…

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