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Leave No One Behind

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In order to ensure “Leaving no one behind”, the WASH Alliance International (WAI) has developed two tools to help improve inclusiveness in its programme and partner organisations:
1) Leaving No One Behind Through adopting an Inclusion Lens (guidance document)
2) Organisation Inclusion Assessment Tool (spreadsheet)
Building block(s)
Crosscutting Areas
Both national and subnational
Both urban and rural
Organization responsible for the tool
WASH Alliance International
Detailed description of Tool

1. “Leaving No One Behind Through adopting an Inclusion Lens”: is a document which explains WAI’s ambition on “Leaving no one behind” in our programme and provides background information on inclusion, dimensions of inclusion and exclusion and barriers to achieve inclusion. It also includes a tool to develop “Inclusion Lens” to take into account the important aspects for “leaving no one behind” when designing, implementing and reviewing WASH programmes. Besides country alliances, this tool can be used by any organisation who’d like to implement inclusive WASH programmes.

2. “Organisation Inclusion Assessment Tool”: this tool has been developed to help WASH Alliance and its partner organisations become more inclusive and leaving no one behind, neither in their interventions nor in organisations. This tools looks at eight different “Focus Areas” namely, Leadership and Accountability; Commitment of Resources; Planning, Implementation and Measurement; Services, Citizens and Community Engagement; Human Resource Policies and Practices; Employee Engagement and Education; and Response to Incidents. It also includes suggestions for strategies and activities plan to improve inclusion level of the organisation for each of these Focus Areas. This tool can be used by any organisation that is eager to improve its inclusiveness.

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