Where we work
Vulnerable communities without access to safe drinking water require more than just technological evidence of disinfection efficiency. Uptake and up-scaling of solar based technologies requires innovative strategies to drive behavior change and adoption of new interventions.
If the solar based technologies are to be successfully adopted, then the dissemination strategies must be tailored such that the advantages of collection and treatment at the household are immediately apparent to those who stand to benefit most from their introduction.
The social context of water tasks in the regions under study are usually primarily marked by relations of gender and class. Water collection takes place in a political context of, and will be impacted by, social disparity, conflict, local water policy and governance