Focus on Local Capacity

The Centre for Humanitarian Change (CHC), is a newly formed humanitarian think-tank based in East Africa and specialising in addressing the challenges of effective assistance to people in fragile areas.

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Sanitation in Fragile Contexts

Fully subsidized latrine construction as part of emergency WASH programming have failed to have an impact on sanitation in many fragile and insecure contexts.

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SHIT STUNTS

Using evidence of how WaSH contributes to nutrition in synergized programming

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Recomendations to Operational Practice

The objectives of nutrition surveys could be summarized as follows:- a) Planning b) Management-

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Thematic Areas

Characteristics of an aid model

The constant tension between humanitarian and development aid frequently revolves around the aid delivery model. more

Evidence of What Works

Information is knowledge and data collection to inform humanitarian aid decisions has improved greatly in the last more

Service delivery approaches

Typically service delivery system strengthening is considered to be a long term development agenda and humanitarian aid  more

Role of local organisations

The war on terror and its impact on perceptions of risk, coherence of humanitarian action with security more

The Centre for Humanitarian Change (CHC), is a newly formed humanitarian think-tank based in East Africa and specialising in addressing the challenges of effective assistance to people in fragile areas. Centre for Humanitarian Change has drawn together Kenyan and locally based, International expertise to provide professional research, assessment and learning to strengthen the planning, technical, institutional and management aspects of programming in fragile parts of Africa. The centre covers multiple sectors and specialises in the capacity development needs of local institutions and service providers. CHC also uses findings from multiple evaluations and reviews to contribute to the professionalization of local NGOs in humanitarian aid delivery.

CHC believes that the people adapting and applying the more effective aid projects should be the ones also influencing how others work. The centre seeks to directly guide practice through a system of cross-cultural and cross-organisational coaching, mentoring and demonstration. Through its extensive work throughout the region the centre is identifying good practice and recognising ‘champions’ to teach others throughout the region and beyond. CHC aims to turn innovative learning into local capacity and turn evidence into action.

Real Time Learning

The Real Time Learning Process – Nutrition (RTLP – N) is a 14 month project that began in May 2015, with technical and funding support from the Department for International Development (DFID) and UNICEF Kenya Nutrition.

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SIDA Wash Study

Somalia WASH sector is operating in an extremely complex environment where socio-economic, environmental and political factors place WASH actors under tremendous pressure. 

Somalia is a water scarce country but it is also a country at war with collapsed infrastructure, limited sector governance and low availability of skilled.

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Wash and Nutrition Toolkit

The toolkit which was commissioned by UNICEF’s East and Southern Africa Regional Office, seeks to provide guidance for synergizing WASH and Nutrition programming.

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Focus on local capacity

The Centre for Humanitarian Change (CHC), is a newly formed humanitarian think-tank based in East Africa and specialising in addressing the challenges of effective assistance to people in fragile areas.

Read More

Sanitation in Fragile Contexts

Fully subsidized latrine construction as part of emergency WASH programming have failed to have an impact on sanitation in many fragile and insecure contexts.

A bold and different approach is needed and WASH professionals should not be afraid to experiment with the use of development tools in a humanitarian context.

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