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I NGO U RBAN W ASH C ONSORTIUM. UWC in Freetown Sierra Leone MAY, 2010. Summary. Overview WHO WE ARE The problem we are trying to solve How we will tackle the problem OUR STRATEGY Goal, purpose and outputs Management of the consortium Why a Consortium? Questions. UWC Overview.

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I ngo u rban w ash c onsortium

INGO URBAN WASH CONSORTIUM

UWC in Freetown

Sierra Leone

MAY, 2010


Summary

Summary

  • Overview

    • WHO WE ARE

    • The problem we are trying to solve

    • How we will tackle the problem

  • OUR STRATEGY

    • Goal, purpose and outputs

    • Management of the consortium

  • Why a Consortium?

  • Questions


Uwc overview

UWC Overview

  • 5 INGOs building upon collective expertise

    • Oxfam:

      • Lead agency in Liberia

      • Gender, Protection, WASH, Advocacy, Partnership

    • Concern:

      • Equality, prevention of Gender Based Violence, Disaster Risk Reduction, participatory community development

    • GOAL:

      • Urban Sanitation and Community Development

    • ACF:

      • WASH, Advocacy, DRR (cholera prevention)

    • Save the Children:

      • Advocacy, WASH, Child Protection, Emergency Preparedness

WHO

WE

ARE


Overview the problem

Overview: The problem


Uwc overview tackling the problem

UWC Overview: tackling the problem


Uwc strategy

UWC Strategy

  • Start February 2010

  • 3 to 5 year period Strategy

  • Target is 750,000 beneficiaries in 47 sections of Freetown including 15 slums

  • Forecast budget of £10.5m for the first 3 years, with £4m secured from DFID

  • Work with local institutions who will continue after the consortium strategy

APPROACH


I ngo u rban w ash c onsortium

UWC Strategy

  • To support the GoSL to

    • improve the health status of selected vulnerable Freetown urban communities

    • attain water, sanitation and health MDGs

    • Improve capacity in handling disasters and emergencies such as flooding and cholera

GOAL

  • Vulnerable Freetown communities have

    • greater access to basic WASH services

    • better coping mechanisms

    • greater ability to influence GoSL stakeholders to meet the WASH MDG and PRS targets

PURPOSE


I ngo u rban w ash c onsortium

Areas where we will work


Uwc approach

UWC Approach

  • 5 INGOs committed & linked through formal MoU

  • Oxfam: an experienced lead agency

  • 3 of the 5 agencies experienced in Liberia consortium

  • A strategic management board established

  • A technical advisory committee to agree implementation standards en route

  • Consortium Coordination Unit

MANAGEMENT


I ngo u rban w ash c onsortium

Why a Consortium

  • Combining knowledge and experience of

    working in Sierra Leone

  • Building an harmonious strategy

  • Sharing learning to develop innovative solutions

  • Advocating and campaigning on WASH issues

  • Increasing accountability by peer reviews

  • Providing a single funding point

  • Improving sectoral coordination and decreasing overlaps

ADDED

VALUE


Why a consortium

Why a consortium?


Questions answers

Questions ?Answers !

Urban Wash Consortium in Freetown July, 2009


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