WATER AND SANITATION PROJECT
CASEC also involved in improving school water and sanitation activities (SWASH) in Karatu district. A total of 12 primary schools were engaged in the intervention by using national guidelines and accountability approach in SWASH. While the project was implemented in 2013 through the support of SNV and the Netherlands embassy; it involved number of stakeholders including school committees, village governments, district council, and other local partner organizations. Through SNV and the Netherlands Embassy support, CASEC conducted a six months Councilors Oversight Training’s programme focus being on Water and Sanitation issues for Karatu, Arusha, and Meru District Councils in 2013 and 2014. In 2012, CASEC carried out the Power and Change Analysis (PCA II) exercise in Karatu District. The overall purpose of the assignment was to develop a district case study that described and analyzed the changing political dynamics in the district with the focus on community based water projects.
Other assignments included capacity building of communities in Arumeru District on sustainable water and sanitation management programmes under the support of various donor agencies including OXFAM, CAFOD and UBU. CASEC has also carried out number of water and sanitation related evaluations, assessments, baselines, strategic plan development, and other institutional capacity building exercises for programmes and local partners of different Northern organizations and donor agencies in Tanzania including Concern Worldwide, World Vision, WaterAid Tanzania, and CARITAS. In February 2015, CASEC did assessment of the six SIMAVI partners in Arusha, Singida, Dodoma, Morogoro and Ifakara. The partners include ADRA Tanzania, SEMA, Peoples Development Forum, SAWA, Msabi and IECA. Assessment was funded by SIMAVI. In October 2015 CASEC conducted final evaluation of ACRA-CC WASH in Schools in Zanzibar funded by UNICEF. In February 2016, CASEC carried out baseline survey to members of Tanzania Water Sanitation Network (TAWASANE) on participation in Local Governemnt Planning and Budgeting Processes in WASH activities.
CASEC use its accumulated experience in assessing, planning, implementing, monitoring and come up with functional strategies for ensuring sustainability of the projects