"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."

November 26, 2013  |  by

The Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) is a tool to assess the applicability of a WASH technology in a particular context and its potential to be adopted on a large scale. Under the WASHTech project, the TAF has been tested in Burkina Faso, Ghana, and Uganda on 13 different WASH technologies including the ventilated improved pit…

Why Bother with Technologies?

June 24, 2013  |  by

Participants at the scoring workshop on U2 pump in Mukono, Uganda, November 2012. Credit: Andre Olschewski Why bother with WASH technologies? Current WASH discourse focuses on sustainable service delivery, monitoring, and governance. Many WASH technologies, such as the India Mark II handpump and the VIP latrine, were successfully adopted and have improved the lives of…