WASHTech consortium meeting – taking stock, questioning and going ahead

What has happened in WASHTech in the past six to nine months? Where are the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) and Guidance for Technology Introduction (GTI) at? How far and solid is the embedding process in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Uganda? Is communication fluid enough internally and is it effective enough externally to interest and involve sector actors? What are we assuming about the course of WASHTech, the types of changes that it is hoping for and practical ways to achieve these changes? What are the next steps, challenges and questions we have?

These are some of the questions that WASHTech consortium members are pondering in this extra Consortium meeting hosted in Burkina Faso. During two days (4 and 5 October), the three WASHTech country teams and work package coordinators are reviewing progress with the TAF, the technology scoping and selection studies, the piloting of the TAF, internal and external communication, the embedding and learning alliance process, impact assessment and process monitoring on the basis of the KAP survey.

Consortium participants taking part to the Ouagadougou meeting

Consortium participants taking part to the Ouagadougou meeting

This rich programme will be followed by a two-day training workshop (6 & 7 October) where the same participants will be reflecting together about the picture of change (1) that they have developed for the project as a whole and that they should develop for each project country. In the second day of the workshop, the participants will be trained on the monitoring approach The Most Significant Change.

All presentations and discussions around this workshop will be documented and some of them summarised on this website.


(1)    The picture of change has been adapted from the theory of change – for which you can read a definition in this useful glossary.


About Ewen Le Borgne

Relentless optimist motivated by ‘Fun, focus and feedback’. 12 years of experience learning / KM, comms, innovation for change in cooperation & development. I cherish empowerment. Based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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