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  • Bridging public and private spheres for improved sanitation
    12/2016 Bridging public and private spheres for improved sanitation: East Asia Regional Learning Event Synthesis Report. 
  • Learning Brief: Engaging government in market-based sanitation
    12/2016 This Learning Brief on Engaging government for market-based sanitation provides an overview of issues for CSOs to consider in ensuring the sustainability of WASH projects when working with government, particularly in South-East Asia.
  • Learning Brief: Financing sanitation - Finding a middle path to reach the poor
    12/2016 This Learning Brief on Financing sanitation: Finding a middle path to reach the poor provides a summary of the many approaches to financing sanitation being pursued and developed by CSOs in South-East Asia.
  • Right Money, Right Time: The donor value chain
    11/2016 iDE Cambodia have shared this panel discussion on the importance of aligning the right donor profile with different phases of programming, from innovation to scale, from the UNC Water and Health Conference, October 2016. 
  • M&E Note 3: Approach Mapping
    09/2016 This note provides a brief snapshot of the approaches to WASH programming being used across the Fund.
  • M&E Note 7-Summary of Monitoring Visits
    09/2016 The Civil Society Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Fund’s independent Monitoring, Evaluation and Review Panel (MERP) takes a ‘developmental evaluation’ approach (see Box 1), which involves long
  • M&E Note 9: Gender and Social Inclusion
    09/2016 Gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) is a core focus of the Civil Society Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Fund. Ensuring that women and girls have equal opportunity, representation and involvement in WASH programs, and benefit equally from their outcomes, makes sense not just from a human rights perspective, but also for the sustainability of  WASH program outcomes and ensuring long term impacts.
  • M&E Note 4: Analysis of Progress
    09/2016 The Civil Society Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Fund’s theory of change anticipates that 29 Civil Society Organisation (CSO) ‘Delivery Teams’ will influence the knowledge, motivation and skills of more than 20,500 WASH sector ‘Change Agents’ (typically institutional or community actors), who will in turn deliver or support improved WASH services for up to 3.66 million beneficiaries in poor communities on a sustainable basis.
  • M&E Note 1: About the Civil Society WASH Fund
    09/2016 The Civil Society Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Fund is a $103 million investment by Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) that is supporting 13 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to implement 29 WASH projects in 19 countries throughout Africa, Asia and the Pacific over four years to 2018. The objective of the Fund is to enhance the health and quality of life of the poor and vulnerable by improving sustainable access to water, sanitation and hygiene.  
  • Six tips for planning and running inclusive meetings and events
    09/2016 This document offers six tips to guide organisations in making community level events and meetings inclusive.  
  • M&E Note 8: Behaviour Change
    09/2016 This note summarises the behaviour change elements of the projects being implemented in the Civil Society Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Fund, and sets them within a broader sectoral context. Information in this note draws heavily on the data amassed by the Monitoring Evaluation and Review Panel (MERP) through monitoring visits  as well as regular contact with the participating Civil Society Organisations (CSO) and reviewing project progress reports.  
  • Poster: Linking traditional leaders, government and communities to improve sanitation
    08/2016 This poster was presented by Plan International Malawi at the WASH Futures Conference 2016.