How can mobile technology be used as a tool for monitoring the efficiency of interventions in the WASH sector ?
‘Unclean water and a lack of basic sanitation are undermining efforts to end extreme poverty and disease in the world’s poorest countries. Sub-Saharan Africa faces some of the biggest challenges with 68% of individuals have access to an improved water source and 30% have access to improved sanitation services.’ Being able to collect, aggregate and analyze data from remote regions and making the data freely available can help identify where investments are most urgently needed and this can improve the long-term project monitoring. It can also contribute to better water resources planning. ICT’s are uniquely placed to be able to address these information gaps in the WASH sector..