To better understand why the outcomes of completed water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) activities funded by USAID have or have not been sustained. Findings from the evaluations will assist USAID in determining areas for improvement in its current process for activity selection, design, and implementation, and in ensuring long-term sustainability and improved accountability to stakeholders.


Ex-post performance evaluations of closed USAID-funded WASH projects. Evaluation activities include mixed-methods design combining quantitative data collection and targeted qualitative interviews.


Madagascar Rural Access to New Opportunities for Health and Prosperity (RANO-HP) Ex-Post Evaluation – Three years after the close of the project the evaluation found slippage in sanitation and hygiene indicators. Recommendations call for more activities to sustain gains post project, need for more financing options, and addressing gendered decisionmaking between female and male headed households.


USAID Water and Sanitation

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