WASH Information Management Course

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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

June 2024

Code Date Duration Location Fee Action
WIMC02 17 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 10 days Kisumu, Kenya KES 165,000 | $2,200 Register
WIMC02 24 Jun 2024 - 5 Jul 2024 10 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 166,000 | $2,200 Register
WIMC02 17 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 10 days Kampala, Uganda $3,300 Register
WIMC02 24 Jun 2024 - 2 Aug 2024 30 days Cape Town, South Africa $4,400 Register
WIMC02 17 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 10 days Zanzibar, Tanzania $3,300 Register
WIMC02 17 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 10 days Accra, Ghana $4,400 Register
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June 2024

17 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
10 days
KES 165,000 $2,200
24 Jun - 5 Jul 2024
10 days
KES 166,000 $2,200
17 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
10 days
24 Jun - 2 Aug 2024
30 days
Cape Town
17 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
10 days
17 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
10 days
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This Course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively collect, manage, analyze, and utilize data and information in the context of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) projects and initiatives. The course aims to bridge the gap between the crucial aspects of WASH and the power of information management, enabling better decision-making, resource allocation, and impact assessment. The participants will delve into the intersection of data and WASH, learning how to harness information to drive positive changes in communities and regions lacking adequate access to clean water, sanitation facilities, and proper hygiene practices.


10 days   


  • WASH Professionals- project managers, field coordinators, engineers, and technicians
  • Data Analysts
  • Government Officials
  • Development Practitioners
  • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) involved in WASH projects
  • Anyone who would wish to learn about best practices in information management to support their studies.

Course Level:

Learning Objectives

  • Define the key components of the WASH sector and their significance for public health and community development.
  • Recognize the importance of accurate and timely information management in supporting WASH programs and initiatives
  • Explore various methods for collecting relevant data in WASH projects, including surveys, interviews, field observations, and remote sensing.
  • Develop proficiency in using statistical tools and software for analyzing WASH-related data.
  • Understand the principles of effective data visualization and its role in communicating complex WASH information to different stakeholders.
  • Explore digital tools and platforms for managing WASH data, including databases and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Learn how to use data to inform evidence-based decision-making within the WASH sector.
  • Explore approaches for sharing and disseminating WASH information across organizations, government agencies, and communities.
  • Understand the role of information management in fostering coordination among various stakeholders working in the WASH sector.
  • Learn how to maintain accurate documentation for project monitoring and evaluation purposes.
  • Identify common challenges and barriers in collecting, managing, and utilizing WASH-related data.


Module 1: Introduction to WASH Information Management

  • Understanding the importance of information management in the WASH sector
  • Overview of key WASH concepts: water supply, sanitation, hygiene promotion
  • Role of data in decision-making and program improvement

Module 2: Data Collection and Sources

  • Types of data relevant to WASH projects
  • Methods and tools for data collection: surveys, assessments, monitoring
  • Data sources: primary, secondary, qualitative, quantitative

Module 3: Data Analysis and Interpretation

  • Data analysis techniques: quantitative and qualitative approaches
  • Data visualization: graphs, charts, maps
  • Interpreting data to inform decision-making

Module 4: Information Systems and Technology

  • Introduction to information systems and databases
  • Technology tools for data management and reporting
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in WASH projects

Module 5: Reporting and Communication

  • Developing effective reports for different stakeholders
  • Communicating data findings to diverse audiences
  • Data-driven storytelling and advocacy

Module 6: Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Role of information management in monitoring WASH project progress
  • Establishing indicators and targets for effective monitoring
  • Using data for mid-term and final evaluations

Module 7: Integration of WASH and Health Data

  • Understanding the link between WASH and public health
  • Integrating WASH data with health data for comprehensive analysis
  • Case studies and examples of successful integration

Module 8: Coordination and Collaboration

  • Role of information management in coordinating WASH activities
  • Collaborative data sharing among stakeholders
  • Challenges and best practices in coordination

Module 9: Data Privacy and Ethics

  • Ensuring data privacy and security
  • Ethical considerations in data collection and sharing
  • Compliance with relevant regulations and standards

Module 10: Practical Applications and Case Studies

  • Applying information management principles to real-world WASH projects
  • Analyzing case studies from different regions and contexts
  • Group exercises and hands-on practice with data tools

Module 11: Future Trends in WASH Information Management

  • Emerging technologies and innovations in data collection and analysis
  • Predictive analytics and forecasting in the WASH sector
  • Adapting information management to evolving challenges

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The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]

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