Sustainable Sanitation and Water Renewal Systems

SSWARS was established in order to work towards meeting its objectives. The objectives of SSWARS are 15-fold as below:

  • To contribute to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by soliciting for funding from government and development partners; and implementing projects for improvement of water and sanitation coverage in the areas of operation,
  • To advocate government and other development partners for the provision of sustainable sanitation and water supply systems,
  • To promote sanitation systems that are cheap and sustainable, and protect the environment from pollution,
  • To promote water supply systems that are simple and cheap to construct, operate and maintain,
  • To train communities to manage their water and sanitation systems in a sustainable manner,
  • To encourage civil society to participate in water and sanitation development efforts initiated by the government,
  • To lobby and advocate government for the purpose of fighting corruption and abuse of offices amongst the civil societies, civil servants and civic leaders in the water and sanitation sector,
  • To encourage civil society and their leaders at various levels to observe gender equity in water and sanitation initiatives,
  • To observe and encourage society to undertake environmental programs initiated by government,
  • To develop and implement water and sanitation systems that can be easily used and operated by the elderly, the children and disabled persons in society,
  • To observe strictly the rights of women and children in the provision of water and sanitation systems,
  • To uplift the economic status of women and youths in the areas of operation,
  • To identify impediments to developments in the areas of operation and formulate project proposals designed to bring about development,
  • To fight Poverty, Ignorance and disease in the areas of operation,
  • To do other things which are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objectives.