COWASH-hanke on vuosina 2011-2019 toimiva Suomen ja Etiopian hallitusten välinen kehistysyhteistyöhanke, joka tukee vesi- ja sanitaatioprojektien toteuttamista soveltaen yhteisövetoista lähetymistapaa (CMP) viidessa osavaltiossa ja 76 kunnassa. Tämä innovatiivinen toimintamalli on kehitetty Suomen rahoittamissa vesihankkeissa 2000-luvulla. Mallin mukaan paikalliset yhteisöt tai koulut ja terveysasemat hakevat rahoitustukea oman vesipisteen tai käymälän rakentamiseen ja vastaavat itse oman vesihuoltonsa rakennuttamisesta, hankinnoista ja hallinnoinnista. Tältä sivulta löydät tietoa suomeksi COWASH-hankkeesta ja CMP-lähestymistavasta.
This website provides information on the Community Managed Project (CMP) approach to rural water supply in Ethiopia. The approach includes important innovations in financing, putting communities at the centre of development and enabling government to support faster delivery of new services to more people. The approach is currently supported through Community-Led Accelerated WASH (COWASH) project that runs in 2011-2016. COWASH is to contribute to the achievement of universal access to WASH in rural WASH and it is currently supporting the implementation of CMP in 76 districts in rural Ethiopia.
This is an outcome of a dedicated training given in COWASH Communications strategy to regional stakeholdesr with close collaboration with COWASH FTAT, RSUs and regional stakeholders in COWASH Phase III.
Menageze RPS in Degua Tember woreda was inaugurated on September 24, 2017.
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COWASH Ethiopia strives on system improvement towards financial transparency and accountability (25 Apr 18)
COWASH Ethiopia is serious about fiscal responsibility. We are strenuous in how we steward the community we serve and accountable to each and every penny we receive for our programme. That is why we strive to promote financial transparency and work towards ensuring financial accountability. We carefully manage the fund entrusted to us and report timely, properly and professionally. We conduct a bimonthly internal audit by COWASH staff and an annual external audit by certified accountants to learn, reflect and improve the financial system in place. Financial openness, transparency and accountability is enormously important for COWASH due to the unique nature of the programme and the programme delivery model i.e. Community Managed Project approach.
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COWASH Ethiopia walks the talk on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in practice (25 Apr 18)
In Ethiopia, disability is generally considered to be a curse and a burden; so families as well as communities discriminate against persons with disabilities and services and infrastructures are normally inaccessible.
COWASH Ethiopia has recently embarked on integrating the inclusion of persons with disabilities in its current Phase III programme. The strategic direction to include persons with disabilities was realized to be vitally important to reach the whole community we work with and also to reach the neglected and marginalized segments of the society. In realization of this context, COWASH Ethiopia established solid partnerships with organizations focusing on mainstreaming disability as well as organisations of persons with disabilities. Together with these organisations COWASH Ethiopia has facilitated TOT trainings and awareness raising workshops on the inclusion of persons with disabilities at the Federal level, as well as for Regions, Zones and Woredas in Tigray, Amhara, Oromia, Benishangul Gumuz and finally in SNNPR.