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Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

Wasrag’s vision:The Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group seeks a world where all people have ongoing access to enough safe water, effective sanitation, and hygiene education, to live a healthy, happy, and peaceful life.


Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

Operations plan:- worldwide using RI structure- the skills of local & global Rotarians- common commitment to help others


Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

Rotarians,

Rotary Clubs, TRF:

Many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

But more needs to be done:

Sustainability: still working 10 years later


Why start with water www startwithwater org

Why “Start with Water?”www.startwithwater.org


Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

Increasing the effectiveness of

Rotary-led projects

  • Regional Teams:

  • every country/district

  • establish priorities

  • provide in-country leadership

  • plan, support, monitor, evaluate


Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

  • How this works:

  • Regional Team knows what is going on in the district;

  • Needs Assessments – Program Planning and Performance teams (PPP teams)


Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

  • How this works (cont’d):

  • Regional Team works with PPP team to set priorities

  • Together outline long term plan

  • Identify technological solutions and partners

  • Create “endorsed projects”

  • List on website


Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

Rotary Clubs in donor countries:- select the right project for them from list of “endorsed” projects- meet FV objectives + Wasrag criteria


Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

  • It all comes back to the Regional Team.

  • Donor clubs, districts, PPP teams continue to assist Regional Teams


Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

  • Make-up of Regional Teams

  • committed to vision

  • WASH Rotary leaders


Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

  • Regional Team Leader

    • - Skills/interest

  • Wasrag liaison

  • District Governor

  • Additional Team members

  • Key local/int’l NGO

    • - Demonstrated skills


  • Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

    • Regional Teams:

    • Ethiopia

    • Kenya

    • Malawi

    • Zambia

    • Zimbabwe

    • Cambodia

    • Viet Nam

    • India

    • Honduras

    • El Savador

    • and many more


    Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

    • In Donor countries

    • Regional Teams – district or zone level

    • assist with PPP, Regional Teams, support and implement programs and projects


    Linking rotarians projects regional teams

    Linking Rotarians, projects, Regional Teams:

    • Peter Fritz (Germany)

    • Paul Dawson (United Kingdom)

    • Hakim Zahar (Canada)

    • Paul Bishop (USA)

    • Alan Watson (New Zealand)


    Program planning and performance evaluation

    Program planningand Performance Evaluation

    ‘What is the plan?’


    What is the purpose of ppp

    What is the Purpose of PPP?

    a) Within a region of a country

    • locate all water access points

    • locate all sanitation facilities

    • identify current hygiene practices

      b) Assess local needs as identified by the community

      c) Assess ability to meet government standards where applicable


    What is the purpose of ppp cont

    What is the Purpose of PPP? (cont.)

    d) Identify programs and priorities to address any needs

    e) Continually evaluate performance of improved systems to

    • assess function and sustainability

    • assess compliance with standards and

    • assure community needs are met


    How will success be measured

    How will success be measured?

    • Effective Regional Teams

    • Baseline needs assessments undertaken and completed

    • Number of projects monitored and evaluated

    • Confirmation that endorsed projects are identified and uploaded to the website

    • Implementation of programs that are technically, culturally and financially sound


    What is program planning baseline assessment

    What is Program Planning?(Baseline Assessment)

    • Regional Team and Wasrag select region/watershed

    • Regional Team and Wasrag select Team Leader and remainder of team-team size based upon scope and logistics of assignment-

    • Field site visit is scheduled and implemented (1-week +)

      • GPS all sites

      • Interview leaders and community members

      • Assess capability of existing facilities

      • Identify needs and desires of community members


    What is program planning cont

    What is Program Planning? (cont.)

    • Summarize data and prepare report

    • Work with community and Regional Team to prioritize projects

    • Post report and endorsed project list on website


    What tools are available to the team

    What tools are available to the ‘Team’?

    • Equipment and materials required for interviews and data collection

    • Assistance in planning transportation to and from the field site

    • Local arrangements in the field site for transportation, translators, food and lodging

    • Access to a cadre of experts who have been part of a similar assignment


    What tools are available to the team cont

    What tools are available to the ‘Team’? (cont.)

    e)Our website, which includes

    • A forum to exchange ideas and lessons learned

    • Access to ‘ask an expert’

    • Program/project list with search capability

    • A learning center

    • Communication tools, such as brochures and presentations

      f)Leadership at Wasrag available to provide support


    Does the team have a budget

    Does the ‘Team’ have a budget?

    A.Expected to be a ‘volunteer’ team-

    B.Local transportation, lodging and meals may be furnished-

    C.May be site specific


    How long does an assignment take

    How long does an assignment take?

    Each assignment is expected to be for three months or less, including

    • Team selection

    • Training

    • Travel arrangements

    • Field visit – one to two weeks

    • Preliminary and final report


    What is performance evaluation

    What is Performance Evaluation?

    • Local community members monitor completed projects in exchange for access to training, spare parts, etc.

      ‘We furnish what they need in exchange for what we need.’

    • The monitors will use cell phone technology to link data on their projects to the ‘Start with Water’ web site in real time.


    What is the current schedule

    What is the current schedule?


    A water sanitation health plan for remba island kenya

    A Water, Sanitation & Health Plan for Remba Island, Kenya

    • By Wasrag’s Program Planning & Performance Field Team: John Dracup (Team Leader), Mark Bean, Jack Christian, Kathy Dracup and Ella Lacey.

    • Members of the Rotary Club of the Great Rift Valley, Nakuru, Kenya: George Ogombe, Henry Janango, Dorothy Ngaruiya.


    A water sanitation health plan for remba island kenya1

    A Water, Sanitation & Health Plan for Remba Island, Kenya

    • Members of Partners in Community Transitions: Jeremy Penner, Patrick Mbullo, Vincent Owino & Julius Ownor.

    • A twelve person team


    Remba island kenya

    Remba Island, Kenya

    • 10,000 people on an Island one kilometer in length by 0.5 kilometers in width in the middle of Lake Victoria.

    • No clean water, no sanitation and no electricity.

    • Solid rock does not allow wells to be drilled.


    Where is remba island

    Where is Remba Island?


    Genesis of this project

    Genesis of this project

    • UCSF’s funding of FACES – funds to Jeremy Penner, M.D. for HIV projects in western Kenya

    • Installation of health clinic on Remba Island & the need for a resident nurse

    • Kenyan Ministry of Health required clean water & sanitation before staffing a nurse.

    • $80,000 for Life Straws in Remba Island


    Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

    Objectives for Remba Island

    • Clean water for 10,000 people: 10,000 X 10 liters per person per day = 100,000 liters

    • One latrine per one hundred people = 100 latrines

    • Weekly Island cleaning of trash by the Island’s Water & Sanitation & Health Committee (WASH)

    • Books, uniforms and equipments for the public school


    The clean water solution

    The clean water solution

    A pump storage system from the lake to a 10,000 liter raw water tank.

    Gravity flow through SkyHydrant microfilters

    Storage in a 24,000 liter clean water tank

    Distribution to eight kiosks each with 4 faucets


    Approximate costs

    Approximate costs

    • Total water system costs – approximately $150,000

    • Total of about $15 per person on Remba Island for this clean water system.


    Water distribution procedures water costs

    Water distribution procedures & water costs

    • The water distribution will be open every day from 5am to 7pm = 14 hours.

    • Water tokens will be sold in the local stores for 2.0 Ksh ($0.025) per 20 liters.

    • Current bottled water cost is $10.00 per 20 liters.


    Latrines debris removal school equipment

    Latrines, Debris removal School Equipment

    One hundred biogas latrines will cost $500 X 100 = $50,000

    Debris collection and removal will cost $500 per month

    School books and uniforms will cost $20 per student = $2,000 per year.


    Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

    Funding and Construction Schedule

    • Obtaining funding for the project: present to

    • Spring of 2012

    • July – December 2012, construction of pumped storage water system

    • January – June 2013, construction of the biogas latrines.

    • July 2013 – December 2013, completion of the project with the supply of school uniforms and books.


    Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

    Future Rotary Funding Sources

    • Olympia, WA., Rotary Club #72, District 5020 – Global Grant under Future Vision program

    • Rotary Club of the Great Rift Valley, Nukuru, Kenya and RI District #9200 are part of the RI Future Vision program.


    Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

    Other Potential Funding

    • Seven Rotary Clubs in the Olympia, WA., area

    • Seven Rotary Clubs in the Dallas, TX., area

    • Clear solutions for clean water


    Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

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    Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

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    Endorsed projects what does endorsed mean

    “Endorsed” ProjectsWhat does “endorsed” mean?


    Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

    “Endorsed” Projects- through “Start with Water” process (i.e. regional team/PPP)- Rotary Club project following similar path


    Endorsed projects what is important is appropriate planning that leads to sustainability

    “Endorsed” ProjectsWhat is important is appropriate planning that leads to sustainability


    Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

    “Endorsed” Projects – Criteria:

    Assessment of Needs

    Community Ownership

    Long term viability

    Appropriate technology

    Commitment of long term support by Rotary Club & partners (5 years)


    Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

    “Endorsed” Projects –

    Contact Info:

    [email protected]


    Rotarians rotary clubs trf many thousands of projects in over 50 countries

    www.startwithwater.org


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