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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.

    Basja Jantowski, Senior Programme Officer

    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
WASH Alliance
Best practice: WASH Alliance International results 2011-2015
By: RAIN editor | May 24th, 2016
The WASH Alliance International is a multi-national consortium of over 100 partners worldwide. Since...
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The Rwambu Knowledge Sharing Event 2015
By: RAIN editor | February 18th, 2016
In July 2014, JESE, RAIN and Wetlands International collaborated with the Directorate of Water Resou...
Water OS
WASH Alliance International granted to accelerate WASH in 2016
By: Robert Meerman | January 26th, 2016
January 2016, Simavi, Akvo, Amref Flying Doctors, RAIN (a brand of Aidenvironment), WASTE, IRC, Wetl...
New Booklet: Les Champions de la maitrise l’eau de pluies – Histoires de Mali et Burkina Faso
By: Robert Meerman | January 22nd, 2016
With reference to the rainwater champions’ booklet describing stories from Ethiopia, Kenya and Uga...
Tuesday 3 November, Aidenvironment and WASH Alliance International organised the Sustainability Marketplace
By: RAIN editor | November 6th, 2015
During this side-event of the Amsterdam International Water Week, we discussed how we can solve the ...
Rainproof Rave & Ride
By: RAIN editor | October 22nd, 2015
Klimaatbestendige stad heeft klimaatbestendige inwoners nodig Op zondag 1 november tovert de Rainpro...
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