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Super vision of WUMP+3R project in Paduka in Nepal

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal, co-funded by RAIN, is implementing a program on WUMP+3R in several villages in Nepal. Read more

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WUMP+3R approach in Dullu (Nepal) contributed to ODF

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal, co-funded by RAIN, is implementing a program on the so-called WUMP (Water Use Master Plan) and 3R (Recharge, Retention and Re-use) in several villages in Dailekh district. Read more

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Looking back on RAIN-RWSN webinars 2014

During 2014, RWSN and RAIN hosted a series of webinars, initially as standalone events and then as part of a wider webinar series that also covered water point mapping and groundwater research in Africa. Read more

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3R in Bahasa

On the 3rd November 2014 in So’e, the provincial capital of Timor Tengah Selatan, 60 people gathered at the government office to discuss the need for Recharge (Mengisi Kembali), Retention (Penyimpanan) and Re use (Penggunaann Kembali) of water. Read more

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Merger RAIN and Aidenvironment

We would like to inform you that Guus Paardekooper will leave RAIN as of January 1st, 2015. Read more

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RWSN Webinars 2014

A series of eleven webinars on rainwater harvesting, groundwater research and water point mapping (RAIN – UPGro – WaterAid – IRC – RWSN) 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.