WASH Programme of BRAC--Towards Attaining the MDG Targets Baseline Findings


WASH Programme of BRAC--Towards Attaining the MDG Targets
Baseline Findings

WASH Research Team
Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC

July - 2008

 

 

 

The broad objective of this study was to know and analyze the baseline information of water, sanitation, and hygiene at WASH areas. Specific objectives are as follows:

Coverage/status

• To find out the percentage of people and area under safe water and sanitation coverage, both households (HH) and institutes.

• To find out the status and access of water sources, different types of latrines, and defecation practices.

• To analyze the various WASH-related attributes and to identify the links with other social and economic components.

Knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP)

• To assess existing knowledge, attitude, and practice of hygiene among men, women, and children.

• To find out people’s willingness to change their existing unhygienic behaviours.

Demand

• To find out HH’s demand for safe water and sanitation, and willingness to pay for improved services.

Related information

  • Writer Name: WASH Research Team Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC
  • Published Date: Wednesday, 02 July 2008
  • Country: Bangladesh