WOP: CPAS and Malawi Local Authorities
The aim of this WOP is to facilitate construction of a water distribution network for settlements and construction of infrastructure for irrigation
GENERAL WOP INFORMATION
May 01, 2007 -
Was the code of conduct followed?
Did the operators sign a formal partnership agreement?
- Corporate social responsibility
- New opportunities/challenges for employees
PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS
Total number of water operator professionals/staff involved in WOP (from all participating operators)
Percent at managerial level
Estimate the person-days the mentor(s) invested in the WOP
Total cost of WOP ($)
THEMES AND OBJECTIVES
- Public awareness and promotion of water services
Implementation of a school land, construction of a water distribution network for settlements and construction of infrastructure for irrigation
What types of activities were carried out to help develop operator capacity?
- Classroom training
- Joint planning or work
- On the job training
Describe WOPs activities
The main workshops in Malawi have focused on technical construction of wells and water quality. In the same has promoted the participation of the entire community and neighbouring communities to replicate the practices developed.
Describe the overall results
They have developed skills of the population towards a good water management and basic infrastructure have been built to access water. This has resulted in improved health and therefore quality of life of the inhabitants.
Which factors had a positive influence on the success of your WOP?
- Access to follow up finance
- Suitable timeframe
Which factors impeded the success of your WOP?
Lack of political support