Street in Wukro, Ethiopia; credit: Marina Korzenevica Proud; Credit: Marina Korzenevica-Proud

20 June 2018

Exploring water vulnerabilities in Wukro, a growing small town in Northern Ethiopia

Following from a visit in Wukro, Northern Ethiopia with a team from Mekelle University leading the Exploring Inequalities grants in Wukro, Dr Marina Korzenevica-Proud critically reflects on some of the challenges to providing affordable and equitable water access in the small – yet growing – town.

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Women scooping water from a river bed in Kenya; Credit: Rob Hope/REACH

5 June 2018

Why getting ‘water affordability’ right matters – and how water diaries can be of help

Measuring the “affordability” of water presents a veritable methodological challenge especially in areas where households have complex water use behaviours. Dr Sonia Hoque presents the water diary method successfully piloted in Kitui in 2017, and now expanding to Bangladesh and Ethiopia.

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Water Collection Wukro Ethiopia; Credit: Katrina Charles/REACH

29 May 2018

Three grants awarded to explore inequalities, gender and marginalisation issues in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Kenya

A total of £150,000 in REACH funding was awarded to teams in each county to co-build knowledge on socio-economic inequalities and marginalisation issues, with a focus on gender and disability.

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