WASH Community Action Project (WACAP)

The project is to directly benefit 3,200 marginalized urban poor in the informal settlements of Kibuye I Parish out of these, 50% will be women, 40% men and 10% school children. Through other activities like radio programs and publications, over 50,000 persons shall indirectly benefit within and without the project area.

The overall objective is to contribute to an increase of 50% access to safe water and adequate sanitation by the people of Kibuye I parish and establishment of channels/platforms of stakeholder engagement in the area of transparency, accountability and equity.

The key methods that will be employed in implementation of this project consist of; Rooted advocacy, Participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation, Community mapping, Dialogues, Community Score Cards, Documenting and dissemination of community voices and Campaigns.

 The project activities include; Inception/consultative meeting, Enumeration Exercise, Production of a Citizen’s Report Card, Water quality testing and analysis, Dissemination of the enumeration exercise/Launch of Citizen’s Report Card and findings from the water quality testing exercise, Capacity Building training sessions, Exposure Visits, Development of IEC materials, Generation of WASH advocacy issues, Training of CIDI project staff and selected community structures in use of Score Cards and household listings, Dialogues at various levels, Radio programs, Participation in national WASH related events, Production of Community voices magazines and Media Campaigns for emergency advocacy issues that need attention or facilitation.

At the climax of this project, awareness and understanding of WASH situation shall be created amongst the urban poor specifically in the informal settlements of Kibuye I parish. Capacity of CIDI staffs and the communities shall be built in the areas of sector policies and rights as well ensuring that the voices of the urban poor are heard through the created policy space and platforms.

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