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  • This site offers the most useful technical resources that can help you increase the quality and impact of your programming related to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). If you feel that an important resource is missing, let us know please.

    Key Resources

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Security (PDF, 1.7 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This programming strategy of PIN’s Relief and Development Department (RDD) explains the approach PIN takes to improving water, sanitation and hygiene as a part of its multi-sectoral efforts to address undernutrition.

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Security - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2015) Ethiopia WASH Program Strategy 2015-2020 (PDF, 1.01 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This strategy of PIN Ethiopia’s WASH programme explains the approach PIN has taken to improving water, sanitation and hygiene.

    PIN (2015) Ethiopia WASH Program Strategy 2015-2020 - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa
    Resource type: Strategies
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2019) Standards in WASH programming (SWAP) (PDF, 924.64 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This key document lists the WASH standards that are applied by PIN in the course of its WASH interventions – an essential resource for all PIN staff working on WASH.

    PIN (2019) Standards in WASH programming (SWAP) - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Checklists, Project Design Examples, E-Learning and Webinars, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Examples of PIN's Interventions

    PIN (2015) Video: Ethiopia - Protected from diseases thanks to clean water (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This video illustrates the results of PIN’s WASH interventions in the rural areas of Ethiopia.

    PIN (2015) Video: Ethiopia - Protected from diseases thanks to clean water - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa
    Resource type: Project Design Examples, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2017) Comparative analysis: Impact of hygiene promotion and sanitation marketing in Ethiopia (PDF, 147.22 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This study shows the results of comparing the effectiveness of two types of intervention to improve sanitation and hygiene behaviours: hygiene promotion and hygiene promotion in combination with sanitation marketing.

    PIN (2017) Comparative analysis: Impact of hygiene promotion and sanitation marketing in Ethiopia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2017) Example of PIN's Barrier Analysis Report (WASH, Ethiopia) (PDF, 1.42 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This formative research report presents the main barriers and motivators to practicing the promoted hygiene and sanitation behaviours and shows the approach PIN took to address the barriers.

    PIN (2017) Example of PIN's Barrier Analysis Report (WASH, Ethiopia) - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Water Supply

    PIN (2019) Standards in WASH programming (SWAP) (PDF, 924.64 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This key document lists the WASH standards that are applied by PIN in the course of its WASH interventions – an essential resource for all PIN staff working on WASH.

    PIN (2019) Standards in WASH programming (SWAP) - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Checklists, Project Design Examples, E-Learning and Webinars, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Welthungerhilfe (2013) Orientation Framework: Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (PDF, 2.07 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This publication provides a comprehensive orientation of the WASH sector, including the key challenges addressed, good practices, and useful lessons learned.

    Welthungerhilfe (2013) Orientation Framework: Water, Sanitation, Hygiene  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Project Design Examples
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    Winrock International (2011) Guide to SolutionMUS: Putting multiple-use water services into Action (PDF, 5.09 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This publication provides practical guidance on using the multiple-use water services (MUS) approach for improving people’s access to water for a variety of needs, including drinking, hygiene, agriculture and other purposes.

    Winrock International (2011) Guide to SolutionMUS: Putting multiple-use water services into Action - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Excreta Disposal

    PIN (2019) Standards in WASH programming (SWAP) (PDF, 924.64 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This key document lists the WASH standards that are applied by PIN in the course of its WASH interventions – an essential resource for all PIN staff working on WASH.

    PIN (2019) Standards in WASH programming (SWAP) - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Checklists, Project Design Examples, E-Learning and Webinars, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Welthungerhilfe (2013) Orientation Framework: Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (PDF, 2.07 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This publication provides a comprehensive orientation of the WASH sector, including the key challenges addressed, good practices, and useful lessons learned.

    Welthungerhilfe (2013) Orientation Framework: Water, Sanitation, Hygiene  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Project Design Examples
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    Tayler, K. (2018) Faecal sludge and Septage Treatment: Guide for low- and middle-income countries (PDF, 9.19 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This technical publication provides a very detailed, technical overview of sanitation approaches in low and middle-income countries.

    Tayler, K. (2018) Faecal sludge and Septage Treatment: Guide for low- and middle-income countries - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Project Design Examples
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Hygiene & Sanitation Promotion

    UNICEF (1999) A manual on hygiene promotion (PDF, 1.29 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This practical manual can help you with designing methodologies for the effective promotion of hygiene practices.

    UNICEF (1999) A manual on hygiene promotion - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    PIN (2017) Comparative analysis: Impact of hygiene promotion and sanitation marketing in Ethiopia (PDF, 147.22 KB)
    View

    When can it be useful?
    This study shows the results of comparing the effectiveness of two types of intervention to improve sanitation and hygiene behaviours: hygiene promotion and hygiene promotion in combination with sanitation marketing.

    PIN (2017) Comparative analysis: Impact of hygiene promotion and sanitation marketing in Ethiopia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2017) Example of PIN's Barrier Analysis Report (WASH, Ethiopia) (PDF, 1.42 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This formative research report presents the main barriers and motivators to practicing the promoted hygiene and sanitation behaviours and shows the approach PIN took to address the barriers.

    PIN (2017) Example of PIN's Barrier Analysis Report (WASH, Ethiopia) - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Management & Financing

    Welthungerhilfe (2013) Orientation Framework: Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (PDF, 2.07 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This publication provides a comprehensive orientation of the WASH sector, including the key challenges addressed, good practices, and useful lessons learned.

    Welthungerhilfe (2013) Orientation Framework: Water, Sanitation, Hygiene  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Project Design Examples
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    PIN (2016) Conducting cost recovery analysis: A practical guide (PDF, 1.86 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This brief and practical guide helps you assess the financial viability of a rural water supply system.

    PIN (2016) Conducting cost recovery analysis: A practical guide - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Project Design Examples, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    OPM et al. (2015) How to do Value for money analysis for WASH programmes (PDF, 505.87 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This “how to” note provides practical, step-by-step guidance on how to analyse value for money in WASH programmes.

    OPM et al. (2015) How to do Value for money analysis for WASH programmes - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    WASH in Emergencies

    PIN (2018) Quality Standard Checklist on Water Trucking in Emergencies (PDF, 379.15 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This checklist helps you ensure a higher quality and impact of the water trucking emergency support. It enables you to quickly check whether you have omitted any important steps in the design, budgeting, implementation and M&E of the water trucking activities.

    PIN (2018) Quality Standard Checklist on Water Trucking in Emergencies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa
    Resource type: Checklists
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Indicators on WASH in Emergencies (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    IndiKit website offers guidance on the use of many emergency WASH (and other) indicators, including specific survey questions, practical tips and things to be careful about.

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Indicators on WASH in Emergencies  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Multiple authors (2018) Compendium of Sanitation Systems and Technologies in Emergencies (PDF, 7.58 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This technical publication provides a detailed overview of various sanitation systems and technologies used in emergency contexts.

    Multiple authors (2018) Compendium of Sanitation Systems and Technologies in Emergencies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Project Design Examples
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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