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Learning and Sharing at WPSMIP Forum

In November the Project Managers for the Western Pacific Sanitation Marketing & Innovation Program offices in PNG, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Fiji travelled to the Live & Learn office in Melbourne to participate in a week of sessions to reflect on the achievements of the program over the past two years, and to plan for ...

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Getting ready for WASH Futures 2016

The Live & Learn WASH program leadership are getting ready to travel to Brisbane next week to participate in the WASH Futures Conference. Project Managers from all four countries in the Western Pacific Sanitation Marketing & Innovation Program will be attending the conference - traveling from Fiji, Melbourne, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. ...

Fostering WASH marketing exchange systems in the Pacific

The project ‘Community Water and Sanitation in the Pacific: Fostering Sustainable WASH Marketplaces’ - coordinated by the International WaterCentre (IWC) - is making headway. Several communities in Fiji, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands are now in a position to work towards better water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) conditions for their settlements. The Wailea community in ...

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Community Water and Sanitation in the Pacific: Fostering Sustainable WASH Marketplaces

In recent years, many WASH practitioners have advocated for the use of market-based approaches to stimulate the demand for improved sanitation amongst buyers. There are many forms of WASH provision which may move seamlessly between formal and informal market-based transactions, but these approaches are not the only forms of WASH exchange present around the globe. ...

IWC supports capacity building for sanitation marketing in the Pacific

IWC has facilitated a series of program orientation and capacity development workshops with local partner organisation, Live & Learn, across four Pacific Island countries as part of the Western Pacific Sanitation Marketing and Innovation Program (WPSMIP). Pictured: Program orientation and capacity development workshop with Live & Learn WASH staff in Vanuatu. This program is implemented ...

Pacific WASH: Our Approach

The WPSMIP aims to improve community health and wellbeing by increasing access to sanitation and hygiene services in peri-urban areas. Peri-urban settlements often fall through service delivery gaps due to their location outside of official town boundaries. The program will strengthen sanitation markets, improve health outcomes, and promote gender equality, empowerment and disability inclusion by ...