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Program Objectives


  • Support catalytic approaches to accelerate regional access to improved water supply/sanitation services and improved hygiene behaviors.
  • Develop and implement improved models for sustainability of rural and sub-urban WASH service delivery that are replicable throughout West Africa.
  • Build synergies among WASH actions and critical USAID/West Africa regional priorities related to food security, climate change, and sustainable resource management.
  • Strengthen the regional enabling environment and capacity for WASH to achieve WASH Millennium Development Goals in West Africa.


  • Coordinate and support activities undertaken as part of the USAID/West Africa WASH portfolio
  • Build institutional capacity of West African organizations with a mandate to work in the WASH sector on a regional scale
  • Provide monitoring of USAID WA-WASH’s past projects to strengthen sustainability, knowledge management, and sharing and scaling-up of best practices.