OIC International’s Clean Water and Sanitation programs aim to make measurable and sustainable improvements in water supply, sanitation, hygiene, and the overall environment in the communities we serve.
We recognize that in order to successfully improve health in developing areas, programs must be comprehensive, targeting both the direct and indirect causes of poor health and nutrition. We therefore integrate our water and sanitation projects into our health and nutrition programs, as well as our workforce & enterprise development and food security & agriculture programs.
The components of our Clean Water and Sanitation programs are to:
- Increase access to potable water and sanitation facilities
- Promote positive behavior towards water and sanitation facility utilization & hygiene practices (Behavior Change Communication)
- Strengthen capacities of relevant national, county, district, and community stakeholders to perform their role in community water and sanitation services delivery management
- Improve clean water and sanitation standards, guidelines, procedures, and approaches achieved through regular & productive coordination and collaboration with relevant government, NGOs, and donor stakeholders
- Increase access to seed funds to support community generated activities that will complement infrastructural development
- Enhance strategic alliances and partnerships between public and private entities for development