The Hague, 3 July 2017 – The WASH SDG Consortium (WASH Alliance International (WAI), Plan Netherlands and SNV) have been granted €59 million by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to deliver sustainable access to improved sanitation and hygiene and safe drinking water to 2 million and 450,000 people respectively, over a 5-year period.
The WASH SDG Consortium will ensure that facilities and services are sustainable, climate resilient, gender sensitive and socially inclusive. The Consortium also commits to ensuring that for every euro invested, one euro is contributed locally, through for instance investments by local households and governments, aligning the programme with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs WASH policy 2016-2030 Contributing to water, sanitation and hygiene for all, forever.
Our WASH SDG Consortium partners
The WASH Alliance International is a multi-national network of over 100 partners worldwide. We work together with local NGOs, governments and businesses to make sure everybody on this planet has sustainable access to water and sanitation. We envision a world where all people have access to sustainable and affordable water and sanitation services. This is a world where all people can live under hygienic living conditions to improve their health, dignity and economic living standard.
Plan Netherlands is an independent development and humanitarian organization dedicated to creating equal opportunities and rights for girls and boys in developing countries, by structurally fighting poverty and lifting the disadvantageous position of girls and young women. Plan International Netherlands is part of Plan International founded almost 80 years ago, and is active in over 70 countries across the world.