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WASH Stewardship Awards

The Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) announces the first Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Stewardship Awards.

CONIWAS has set up a seven-member Panel of Experts to identify deserving WASH-oriented institutions and individuals, who have made significant contributions to the sector in the past decade, to be recognised. WASH stakeholders and members of the public with evidence-based information on deserving institutions and/or individuals are invited to submit nominations for the categories listed below.

 

CATEGORY ONE: SAFE WATER SUPPLY

  1. Innovations in delivery of safe water supply at community or institutional levels.
  2. Training in management, operation and maintenance of water supply.
  3. Design, construction and/or supervision of water supply systems or point sources.
  4. Advocating for safe water delivery.
  5. Policy formulation in safe water delivery.

 

CATEGORY TWO: IMPROVED BASIC SANITATION AND HYGIENE

  1. Technical innovations for sanitation services and products.
  2. Support for or contribution to institutional capacity building for improvement in sanitation and hygiene.
  3. Implementation of sanitation interventions in communities and institutions.
  4. Behaviour change campaigns for improvement in sanitation and hygiene, at scale.
  5. Support for advocacy, policy formulation, regulation and enforcement in sanitation and hygiene services delivery.

 

CATEGORY THREE: NGOs/CSOs/CBOs

  1. Significant contribution to WASH sector policy formulation, regulation and enforcement.
  2. Significant contribution to WASH sector innovations.
  3. Provision of WASH services to the poor and vulnerable.
  4. Advocacy for and contribution to strong sector accountability, monitoring and an enabling environment.
  5. Support for socio-cultural changes in relation to WASH behaviours and attitudes.

 

CATEGORY FOUR: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

  1. Research and development output for improvement in sanitation and hygiene.
  2. Development of innovative WASH products and services, at scale.
  3. Innovations in reducing cost of WASH products and the use of local materials.
  4. Presentation of excellent WASH papers at international conferences.
  5. Publication of excellent WASH articles in reputable journals.

 

CATEGORY FIVE: PRIVATE SECTOR

  1. Contribution to the development of products, technology and innovations that have improved WASH services delivery.
  2. Investment in business models or solutions to provide sustainable WASH services.
  3. Contribution to creating an enabling environment for WASH through advocacy and policy.
  4. Effective collaboration and engagement with sector stakeholders.
  5. Contribution to capacity building and job creation in the sector.

 

CATEGORY SIX: MEDIA

  1. Commitment to consistent WASH reporting.
  2. Initiative in exploring over-looked WASH issues and challenges.
  3. Targeted activism on critical and ignored WASH issues.
  4. In-depth or investigative journalistic pieces on WASH.
  5. Published journalistic pieces on WASH that meet high standards of ethics, accuracy, balance, clarity etc.

 

MODE OF SUBMISSION

  1. Evidence in support of the nomination.
  2. Contact information of both the nominee and the nominator.
  3. Submit nominations by Email to: coniwas@yahoo.com; or in a sealed envelop to the CONIWAS Secretariat, 6 Mango Avenue, Asylum Down, Accra {adjacent to the CPP Head Office and near Highgate Hotel and behind Sunny FM}.
  4. Deadline: 4:00pm on Monday, 26th October, 2018.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Contact: 0244-595664; or 0244-989085