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    RAIN is an international, flexible,

    transparent and innovative organisation.

    We have built up sound knowledge of

    rainwater harvesting techniques.

    Robert Meerman, Senior Programme Officer

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    I like to work with people who are creative,

    inspiring and bring in new ideas and visions.

    We make this possible, as it’s a small 

    and flexible organisation.

    Niels Lenderink, Responsable de programme

    Burkina Faso

    Everywhere it rains, we can create water points.

    Abdourahmane Ousmane,

    Secrétaire Exécutif at Association VDS.

    Burkina Faso


    Rainwater for food security. Become part of it.

    We set an enabling environment for rainwater harvesting, in order to increase food security.

Rainwater harvesting: view all our projects around the world.

Recently we started publishing  our projects in the IATI standard (International Aid Transparency Standard). IATI makes information about aid spending easier to access, use and understand.

Rainwater harvesting projects
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RAIN Tools
RWH is gaining more and more recognition as a sustainable alternative to other water supply options. It is economically viable, socially compatible and environmentally friendly.

WASH Guide
WASH interventions always have an effect on the ecosystem or landscape and vice versa.

GIS Tool
RWH has proven to be an effective and sustainable solution to overcome or reduce water shortages all over the world. To apply RWH in a sustainable and effective way, it is important to understand exactly where RWH can be applied to make full use of its potential.

RAIN partners around the world

We focus on regions where people and ecosystems are most vulnerable, using low-cost and simple technologies, adapted to local conditions. Our countries of operation are:

Currently, we are exploring the rainwater harvesting potential in Central America, Indonesia and the Andean region.

Sufficient and safe water should be available to everyone
How do we make that happen? We offer 3 key Rainwater harvesting services:
RAIN Implementation RAIN Intelligence RAIN Advice
Read the latest news about rainwater harvesting
Establishing catchment management in Lokok and Lokere catchment Uganda
By: Maarten Onneweer | October 13th, 2016
Like most of the water in the world, the water of the Lokok and the Lokere catchment likes to move a...
RWSN Webinars – October/November 2016
By: RAIN editor | October 11th, 2016
Greetings/Bonjour, RWSN is delighted to announce another series of webinars (on-line seminars) in th...
Side Event RAIN at the Stockholm International Water Week
By: RAIN editor | September 8th, 2016
RAIN, organized a side event at the Stockholm International Water Week on behalf of the Wash Allianc...
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The Business Case for Land and Water
By: RAIN editor | September 1st, 2016
We are part of the WASH Alliance International program, a successful coalition that provides access ...
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Water and Climate Experts call for Green Water Initiative in Africa
By: RAIN editor | August 30th, 2016
Stockholm (28 August 2016) – Water and climate experts on Sunday called for a Green Water Initiati...
Aidenvironment accelerates WASH through Planning at Local Level Training in Nepal
By: RAIN editor | August 25th, 2016
From 27 – 29 of June 2016, more than 25 participants from INGOs, NGOs and governmental organiz...
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