March 24th, 2017By: RAIN editor

On World Water Day, the WASH Alliance International –  of which RAIN is a founding member –  presented 5 key lessons every WASH professional should learn to really start realising Sustainable Development. Goal 6: “Universal access to water and sanitation” Without a doubt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) should be on top of the agendas… Read more

‘Rainwater4Sale’ – Testing and Validating a Business Case for Rainwater Harvesting for Sale, Uganda

Starting the last quarter of 2016 RAIN collaborates with the Uganda Rainwater Association (URWA) to implement a pilot project aimed to validate a business case whereby money either ‘collected from selling rainwater’ or ‘saved as a result of not-buying water’ is used to post-finance the construction of rainwater harvesting installations. The project targets rural growth… Read more

Catchment Management Planning in Lokok and Lokere, Karamoja & Teso regions, North Eastern Uganda

On October 13, 2016 we informed you about the process RAIN has been supporting since June 2016: planning how water and related resources should be managed in an integrated way, at catchment level, and supporting the establishment of institutions (Catchment Management Organizations, CMOs) to oversee and coordinate implementation of the plans. The process, implemented by… Read more

Unlocking the Potential of Rainwater Harvesting Practises in Bangladesh

Due to high salinity in surface and groundwater and natural arsenic pollution, people in the coastal region of Bangladesh, are facing water crisis in many areas and are looking for alternatives. In Bangladesh coastal region rainfall in the monsoon season is abundant, but almost absent during the dry season, leading to water scarcity for households… Read more

Better Decision-Making about Large Dams with a View to Sustainable Development

We provided the ad hoc secretary for a working group to develop an advice to the Dutch government on better decision making about large dams. The purpose of this advice is to provide updated insights to enable discussion on the options and instruments available for a donor, like DGIS, to contribute to more sustainable decision-making… Read more

RAIN as a brand of Aidenvironment

What happens when you combine a small, hands-on, well-connected NGO with a consultancy organization, advising its clients on sustainable value chains, production and increasing impact? Click here to read more. Read more

Training Workshop on Community-based Integrated Water Resources Management and Rainwater Harvesting, Huye, Rwanda

On 23–28 October 2016, RAIN facilitated a training workshop on Community-based Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Rainwater Harvesting for Trócaire program officers and partners from eight African countries: Rwanda, DRC, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Uganda. Trócaire is an Irish charity and the overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland. The… Read more

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