WOP: CPAS and Malawi Local Authorities

WOP: CPAS and Malawi Local Authorities

KellenKellen   February 26, 2013  
 

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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?
Yes link
Did the operators sign a formal partnership agreement?
Yes
Mentor motivations
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • New opportunities/challenges for employees
WOPs facilitator
None

PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS

Total number of water operator professionals/staff involved in WOP (from all participating operators)
50
Percent at managerial level
2.00
Percent female
20.00
Estimate the person-days the mentor(s) invested in the WOP
50.00

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

    Type of support
    Funding
Total cost of WOP ($)
1,100,000.00

THEMES AND OBJECTIVES

Themes
  • Public awareness and promotion of water services
  • Other

Objectives
Implementation of a school land, construction of a water distribution network for settlements and construction of infrastructure for irrigation

WOPS ACTIVITIES

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.

RESULTS

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

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