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Spanish booklet out now: Water buffering for climate change adaptation

The 3R Consortium releases the first 3R booklet in Spanish. Read more

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French booklet out now: Transforming Landscapes – transforming lives -

The 3R Consortium releases the second 3R booklet in French. Read more

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Press Release: The Provision of Safe and Adequate Water is a Fundamental Human Right

11 July 2014, Mbarara – Today, talks on water as a human right and the government’s responsibility to provide it took centre-stage at a High Level Event consisting of the Uganda’s Ministry of Water and Environment, local organisations, international NGOs and donors. Read more

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Official launch of Water, Ecosystems and Business development (WEB) cluster

The 22nd of May Aidenvironment and RAIN organized a ‘Hot Topic Event’ on Land and Water Management in the Hortus Botanicus in Amsterdam. During this event both organizations announced the official merger and launched the new Water, Ecosystems and Business Development (WEB) cluster. Read more

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The HSI West African WASH Programs annual meeting

From May 12th to May 16th 2014 partners of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, including the RHCC Mali (Rainwater harvesting Capacity Centre) met for their annual meeting. The participants came from Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to share and improve their experiences on WASH issues. Read more

Cast in stone: fighting climate change with open data in WUMP3R

Across the northeastern coast of Japan, a particular from of ominous looking stone tablets dot the landscape. Known as “tsunami stones”, these are historical markers to tsunami’s that have made a beeline for this part of Japan for the last 600 years. Read more

RAIN advice

Let's talk!

So you’d like people to have access to water – or, more specifically, to rainwater. And for this, you want to set up your own project or programme. In fact, you might have already started one! Sooner or later, though, you’ll encounter challenges. We’d like to help you to tackle them.

RAIN brings 10 years of hands-on experience to the table when it comes to rainwater harvesting. We have extensive knowledge to complement this experience. We can also give you access to a wide international network of implementers, policymakers, networkers, experts and other partners.

Feel free to ask

If you want to know how to design, coordinate, manage, monitor, evaluate and/or promote your initiative on rainwater harvesting, sit down with us and discuss the possibilities.

In whatever stage your project or programme may be, we’ll gladly stand by your side and provide insights and solutions. Call or email us and het the  advice you want on topics like:

  • programme design & management;
  • programme and project support;
  • technical support;
  • programme and project monitoring & evaluation;
  • network facilitation;
  • lobbying and promoting.

Want to know more?
Contact us by phone or email.

RAIN intelligence

Let's learn!

What do you know about using or reusing rainwater as a safe water source? Through us, you’ll find relevant practical and theoretical knowledge. You can join our knowledge sharing networks. And you can make use of our extensive database, as well as our manuals, publications and tools. Do you have something to share as well? Then get in contact with us and become part of our network.

We offer our 10 years of experience in developing tools, providing training, and implementing technologies and projects. We link theory with our own practice. We also have an extensive network of knowledge institutes, universities, practitioners and decision makers. You can become part of this network and all the valuable insights its members have. We’ve developed new approaches, tools, technologies and projects through this network – and you can join us!

Exchange knowledge
Call or email us and we'll give you access to, for instance:

  • guest lectures and course development;
  • training packages;
  • publications (manuals, guidelines, best practices);
  • knowledge partners and experts;
  • tools, technologies and projects.

Want to know more?
Contact us by phone or email.

RAIN implementation

Let's act!

So you understand the problem of insufficient and unsafe water supplies. And you not only believe that we have the knowledge, experience and network required to find a solution, but also want to support us in implementing that solution. Let’s talk about what you and RAIN can achieve together.

Ever since 2003, our expert knowledge and managerial skills have proven useful for international programmes and projects on rainwater harvesting. In the meantime, we have increased our efficiency and effectiveness, strengthened our local and international partner network, and gained valuable hands-on experience in applying and integrating rainwater in programmes.

Support our activities

By supporting RAIN and its partner organisations, you will have the opportunity to work on a more sustainable and effective way to increase access to water, thus supporting healthy lives and environments. Among our concrete activities, which have proven to be effective, are:

  • programme and project design & management;
  • programme and project coordination;
  • programme and project monitoring & evaluation;
  • lobbying and promoting.

Do you want to know how you can support us?
Go to this page to donate directly or contact us by phone or email. We'll be happy to discuss all the possibilities with you.