Contracting NGOs to implement rural water and sanitation projects in Bolivia
Several years of little or no progress encouraged a project to try a radicallly different approach.
Water as the source of community empowerment: Part 1
It is a rare opportunity that allows the evaluation of a project over its 'design life'. This case study of two Guatemalan communities assesses the impact of their 25-year water project.
Water as the source of community empowerment: Part 2
The second part of this remarkable case study clearly shows how communities, when properly organized and trained, may be able to operate and maintain a water system well beyond its design life.