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Water and Sanitation Program Learning Notes

 

February 2010 - present

 

Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) is a multi-donor partnership created in 1978 and administered by the World Bank to support poor people in obtaining affordable, safe, and sustainable access to water and sanitation services. These reports are published to communicate the results of WSP's work to the development community.


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Building rural sanitation capacity nationwide in Indonesia (English)

Since 2007, the World Bank Group’s Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) has provided technical assistance to the Government of Indonesia to help develop and shape the implementation of its national rural sanitation program. ... See More +

Brief 108376 AUG 01, 2016

Kasri,Rahmi Yetri; Setiawan,Deviariandy; Oka,Nyoman; Rand,Emily Christensen; Smets,Susanna Disclosed

Understanding determinants of access to hygienic latrines for rural households in Vietnam : from research findings to campaign development (English)

Vietnam has achieved impressive results in increasing sanitation coverage. In 1990, only 31 percent of rural households had access to improved sanitation. ... See More +

Brief 108375 JUN 01, 2016

Nguyen,Nga Kim; Nguyen,Hang Diem; Gerwel-Jensen, Lene; Nguyen,Minh Thi Hien; Nam, Doung Chi Disclosed

How sustainable are sanitation outcomes in clean village prize winners? : findings of a large-scale rapid assessment in India (English)

In the Indian federal structure, rural sanitation is a state government responsibility. However, since this sector has been identified as a development priority, the Government of India provides the bulk of investment through a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS). ... See More +

Working Paper 110905 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Changing behaviors to scale up rural sanitation : lessons from learning laboratoriesin the Philippines (English)

In the Philippines, only 71 percent of the rural population or approximately 72 million people have access to safe or improved sanitation. This leaves around 10 million people practicing open defecation (OD) (10 percent), while 1 million continue to use unimproved toilets (1 percent), and 18 million people rely on sharing facilities (18 [percent). ... See More +

Brief 104129 JAN 01, 2016

Galing,Edkarl M.; Gabe,Vida Zorah S. Disclosed

Beyond one-size-fits-all : Lessons learned from eight water utility Public-Private Partnerships in the Philippines (English)

At a macro level, the Philippines has made impressive progress in water supply provision: nationally, 92 percent of individuals have access to improved water sources, and the number of households with clean water piped directly to their premises has nearly doubled from 25 percent in 1990 to 43 percent in 2012. ... See More +

Brief 98432 MAY 01, 2015

Castro,Aileen Bolus; Jagannathan,Vijay; Romero-Navarro,Mariles Disclosed

Making toilets more affordable for the poor through microfinance : lessons learned from introducing microfinance loans for sanitation in rural Cambodia (English)

From 2000 to 2012, access to sanitation in Cambodia's rural areas increased by only 1 percent per year (JMP, 2014). By 2012, 75 percent of rural Cambodians lacked access to improved sanitation, and 66 percent practiced open defecation. ... See More +

Brief 92034 AUG 01, 2014

Kov,Phyrum; Newman, Adam; Smets,Susanna Disclosed

Global Scaling Up Handwashing Project : results, impacts, and learning from Vietnam : Du an Rua tay voi Xa phong Mo rong Toan cau : ket qua , tac dong va kinh nghiem o Viet Nam (Vietnamese)

The Vietnam Handwashing Initiative (HWI) began in January 2006 with the goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from diarrheal diseases in children less than five years of age. ... See More +

Working Paper 73134 SEP 01, 2012

Nguyen, Nga Kim - Devine, Jacqueline Disclosed

Global Scaling Up Handwashing Project : results, impacts, and learning from Vietnam (English)

The Vietnam Handwashing Initiative (HWI) began in January 2006 with the goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from diarrheal diseases in children less than five years of age. ... See More +

Working Paper 73134 SEP 01, 2012

Nguyen, Nga Kim - Devine, Jacqueline Disclosed

Behavioral determinants of handwashing with soap among mothers and caretakers : emergent learning from Senegal and Peru (English)

The Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) has supported the Global Scaling up Handwashing Project in Peru, Senegal, Tanzania, and Vietnam. The project has tested whether innovative promotional approaches to behavior change can generate widespread and sustained improvements in household hygiene practices. ... See More +

Working Paper 66913 FEB 01, 2012

Disclosed

Using credit ratings to improve water utility access to market finance in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) is working to leverage domestic private sector expertise and resources to deliver services that benefit the poor. ... See More +

Working Paper 67410 FEB 01, 2012

Advani,Rajesh K. Disclosed

Vietnam - A handwashing behavior change journey for the caretakers' program (English)

The Vietnam Handwashing Initiative (HWI) was launched in January 2006 by the Ministry of Health (MoH) with funds from the Danish Embassy in Vietnam and technical assistance from the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). ... See More +

Working Paper 66306 DEC 01, 2011

Disclosed

Scaling up rural sanitation : partnering on the road towards achieving total sanitation in East Africa (English)

In 2000, the United Nations Development Program set a Millennium Development Goal (MDG) to reduce, by half, the number of people without access to basic sanitation by 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 72097 NOV 01, 2011

Disclosed

Tanzania - A handwashing behavior change journey (English)

In Tanzania, nearly 30,000 people die annually due to diarrheal diseases and an estimated 12.6 percent of children suffer from diarrheal diseases. ... See More +

Working Paper 64855 OCT 01, 2011

Disclosed

Learning by doing : working at scale in Ethiopia (English)

In 2005, an estimated 15.2 million people or 80 percent of the total population of the Amhara Region in Ethiopia lived in rural areas where sanitation-related indicators were low. ... See More +

Working Paper 64289 JUL 01, 2011

Disclosed

Domestic private sector participation in Peru : sanitation markets at the bottom of the pyramid - a win-win scenario for government, the private sector, and communities (English)

Peru has benefitted from macroeconomic stability and growth in the last few years. At the same time, it also presents important contradictions in terms of unresolved access to basic sanitation. ... See More +

Working Paper 72148 JUN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Communications for development of water, sanitation, and infrastructure projects (English)

Ten years after the World Bank institutionalized the use of Communications for Development, the Water and Sanitation Program for Latin America and the Caribbean and the World Bank office in Peru held the 'constructive dialogue: communications for development of water, sanitation, and infrastructure projects in Latin America' workshop on November 23-25, 2009. ... See More +

Working Paper 72090 JUN 01, 2011

Disclosed

The hard way to the high road : transition of community-based water groups to professional service providers in Indonesia (English)

As significant numbers of Indonesian villages are outside the reach of utility service, since the 1990s the Government of Indonesia (Government) has been supporting the construction of village water infrastructure to be managed by users through community-based water organizations (CBOs). ... See More +

Working Paper 59088 JAN 01, 2011

Sy,Jemima T. Disclosed

Global scaling up sanitation : utilizing community-based registers to monitor improved access to sanitation and hygiene in Tanzania (English)

In Tanzania, the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) has been supporting the Government of Tanzania in 10 districts to increase access to improved sanitation. ... See More +

Working Paper 59229 JAN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Output-based aid and sustainable sanitation (English)

Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA), in association with the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), initiated a study to examine whether OBA has the potential to improve the delivery of public financing to the sanitation sector and improve access to sustainable sanitation services. ... See More +

Working Paper 57954 NOV 01, 2010

Disclosed

Senegal - Global Scaling Up Handwashing Project : a handwashing behavior change journey (English)

In 2003, the Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing with Soap (PPPHW) was created in Senegal with technical assistance from the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). ... See More +

Working Paper 56910 SEP 01, 2010

Disclosed

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Building rural sanitation capacity nationwide in Indonesia (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108376 Brief
Understanding determinants of access to hygienic latrines for rural households in Vietnam : from research findings to campaign development (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 108375 Brief
How sustainable are sanitation outcomes in clean village prize winners? : findings of a large-scale rapid assessment in India (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 110905 Working Paper
Changing behaviors to scale up rural sanitation : lessons from learning laboratoriesin the Philippines (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104129 Brief
Beyond one-size-fits-all : Lessons learned from eight water utility Public-Private Partnerships in the Philippines (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 98432 Brief
Making toilets more affordable for the poor through microfinance : lessons learned from introducing microfinance loans for sanitation in rural Cambodia (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 92034 Brief
Global Scaling Up Handwashing Project : results, impacts, and learning from Vietnam : Du an Rua tay voi Xa phong Mo rong Toan cau : ket qua , tac dong va kinh nghiem o Viet Nam (Vietnamese)
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SEP 01, 2012 73134 Working Paper
Global Scaling Up Handwashing Project : results, impacts, and learning from Vietnam (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 73134 Working Paper
Behavioral determinants of handwashing with soap among mothers and caretakers : emergent learning from Senegal and Peru (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 66913 Working Paper
Using credit ratings to improve water utility access to market finance in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 67410 Working Paper
Vietnam - A handwashing behavior change journey for the caretakers' program (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 66306 Working Paper
Scaling up rural sanitation : partnering on the road towards achieving total sanitation in East Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2011 72097 Working Paper
Tanzania - A handwashing behavior change journey (English)
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OCT 01, 2011 64855 Working Paper
Learning by doing : working at scale in Ethiopia (English)
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JUL 01, 2011 64289 Working Paper
Domestic private sector participation in Peru : sanitation markets at the bottom of the pyramid - a win-win scenario for government, the private sector, and communities (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2011 72148 Working Paper
Communications for development of water, sanitation, and infrastructure projects (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2011 72090 Working Paper
The hard way to the high road : transition of community-based water groups to professional service providers in Indonesia (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2011 59088 Working Paper
Global scaling up sanitation : utilizing community-based registers to monitor improved access to sanitation and hygiene in Tanzania (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 59229 Working Paper
Output-based aid and sustainable sanitation (English)
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NOV 01, 2010 57954 Working Paper
Senegal - Global Scaling Up Handwashing Project : a handwashing behavior change journey (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 56910 Working Paper