The CN-CIEPA/WASH is the national coalition and umbrella organization of twelve civil society organizations-networks working on access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). Among them labor unions, women’s associations, a journalist’s network and Water user boards.




Major activities:



  • interpellation of national and local authorities on WASH matters
  • lobbying for the prioritization of WASH in the national budget
  • promoting the human right to water and sanitation
  • campaigning: “sustainable water for all (SWA)”, “WASH in School”, awareness raising for the importance of WASH e.g. on World Water Day, Global Handwashing Day and World Toilet Day
  • empowerment of the member organizations
  • advocacy for gender



core values and principles:

  • transparency
  • integrity
  • social justice
  • gender equality  
  • diversity
  • participation and inclusion