By Stef Smits Over the past year, there has been quite a bit of buzz in the WASH sector on the sustainability clause that DGIS seeks to include in its contacts with implementers. The pros and cons of this have been widely debated . A key component of the clauses is to have sustainability checks […]
In this clip, Vida Duti tells her personal story and shares the reasons why she decided to work in development.
In this interview, Vida Duti explains how Triple-S Ghana works at all levels in order to move from piloting in the three districts, to scaling-up.
By Patrick Moriarty Coming up with a convincing elevator pitch for our Sustainable Services at Scale (Triple-S) project has long been a challenge. Which, given the complexities of the rural water sector itself, is possibly not that surprising. Whether defining ourselves (at least in part) as a complexity informed water services development lab will help, […]
By Patrick Moriarty – I mentioned some cool new outputs from IRC’s Ghana programme in my previous post. These factsheets present a rich picture of water services and their governance based on a total survey in our three Triple-S focus districts in Ghana. The fact sheets aren’t cool due to their content – which is actually […]
By Lydia Mirembe and Deirdre Casella in Lira, Uganda - What started off as a commonplace lecture-like meeting in the Lira District Council Hall, ended up in a spirited discussion about a variety of issues around the delivery of water services in a decentralisation framework. Conditional grants for water and sanitation; mobile phones for water; […]
In this short video, Vida Duti talks about the way Triple-S works in Ghana, and the difference between being a cop and being a change agent. More clips from this series of seven can be viewed here.
In this fourth video Vida Duti emphasises the need for coherent approaches between government and development partners. To watch the other videos that are part of the series in which Vida talks about the changes in the Ghana water sector towards sustainable rural water services, follow this link.
In this third video clip, of the seven clips in which Vida Duti talks about the changes in the Ghana water sector towards, she emphasises the importance of monitoring water services to plan and direct investments.
Vida Duti uses the metaphor of a ship on a voyage to explain the challenges faced by the water sector in being able to sustain water services. Watch the second clip of a series of seven short video clips in which the Triple-S team leader in Ghana talks about the changes in the Ghana water sector towards […]
Vida Duti is the Triple-S team leader in Ghana. She heads a team of 10 people, which is hosted by the government agency: Community Water and Sanitation Agency(CWSA). In seven short video clips Vida talks about the changes in the Ghana water sector towards sustainable rural water services. In this first clip, Vida Duti reflects […]
Three years of creating change in Triple-S. Not a nice linear process but trying things out, getting better at it and finding words to describe what we do. And so it is time to step back and put it on paper. What is it this theory of change of Triple-S? Is it a theory or […]
My name is Patrick Moriarty. I’m the director of IRC’s Triple-S project, and am blogging at waterservicethatlast for the first time – although I also blog sporadically on my own site . This blog was started by Stef Smits, head of research in Triple-S but is now being opened up to other project staff – […]
If it is possible to move in a few years from an iPod to an iPhone or and iPad, why are we in the water sector still struggling with the handpump? When can we expect the iPump 2.0? Did Steve Jobs die too early to invent this? As the naked truth about poor levels of […]