Working Groups

Individual members of the Accord WASH Alliance are currently engaging in intentional conversations around the following topics. If you are interested in participating in any of these groups, please contact the organizer directly.


 Evaluation and Learning

Working Group: Evaluation and Learning

Purpose: To share best practices and increase awareness of emerging initiatives in WASH evaluation, potentially working toward an “Evaluation Database” where Accord members can share WASH evaluation reports and resources.

Frequency and Format of Meetings: Monthly Skype meetings

Organizer: Nathan Mallonee (nmallonee[at]water.cc)


Remote Sensing

Working Group: Remote Sensing

Purpose: To increase understanding of the opportunities and challenges surrounding WASH applications of remote sensing, and identify practical opportunities for increasing access to and the usefulness of remote sensing.

Frequency and Format of Meetings: Quarterly Zoom meetings

Organizer: Cole Grace (cgrace[at]sonsetsolutions.org)


Other Religious Environments

Working Group: Other Religious Environments

Purpose: To increase understanding of the opportunities and challenges surrounding WASH in contexts where open practice of the Christian faith is restricted.

Frequency and Format of Meetings: Quarterly Zoom meetings

Organizer: Contact WASH[at]accordnetwork.org


Working Group: Financial Sustainability

Purpose: To increase understanding of the opportunities and challenges surrounding financial sustainability in WASH programs.

Frequency and Format of Meetings: Quarterly Zoom meetings

Organizer: Contact WASH[at]accordnetwork.org

financial sustainability


Working Group: Renewable Energy

Purpose: To share resources regarding applications of renewable energy in WASH programs.

Frequency and Format of Meetings: Quarterly Skype meetings

Organizer: Jared Hostetler (jhostetler[at]watermission.org)

renewable energy


University engagement

 

 

 

 

 

Working Group: University Engagement

Purpose: To foster continued meaningful connection between faith-based undergraduate colleges and universities and the faith-based international WASH sector.  Facilitating connections for internship or hiring purposes, for research engagement opportunities, and utilizing college and university professor capacity for capacity-building opportunities in the Accord WASH Alliance Membership community. 

Frequency and Format of Meetings: Monthly Skype meetings

Organizer: Alex Wann (alex.wann[at]acu.edu)