GIS and Data Analysis for WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene) Programmes Course
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GIS and Data Analysis for WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene) Programmes Course

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The GIS and Data Analysis for WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene) Programs course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and data analysis techniques in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of WASH programs. This course aims to provide participants with practical tools to enhance decision-making, improve program targeting, and monitor the impact of WASH interventions using geospatial data and analysis.

Course Objective: The primary objective of this course is to enable participants to develop expertise in GIS and data analysis for WASH programs. By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the principles and applications of GIS in the context of WASH programs.
  2. Collect, manage, and analyze geospatial data relevant to WASH interventions.
  3. Apply GIS tools and techniques to enhance program planning, monitoring, and evaluation.
  4. Utilize data analysis methods to identify patterns, trends, and correlations in WASH data.
  5. Improve decision-making and resource allocation in WASH programs through geospatial analysis.

Organization Benefit:

 Organizations implementing WASH programs can derive several benefits from staff members who possess strong GIS and data analysis skills. Some key benefits include:

  1. Improved program planning and targeting: Participants will acquire practical tools to analyze geospatial data and identify areas with the greatest need for WASH interventions, leading to more effective program planning and resource allocation.
  2. Enhanced monitoring and evaluation: The course equips participants with the knowledge and skills to collect and analyze geospatial data, enabling them to monitor program activities, assess impact, and evaluate program effectiveness.
  3. Informed decision-making: GIS and data analysis techniques provide organizations with valuable insights and evidence to make informed decisions regarding the design and implementation of WASH programs.
  4. Increased program impact: By utilizing geospatial data and analysis, organizations can improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their WASH programs, resulting in greater impact on target communities.
  5. Strengthened partnerships and collaboration: Organizations with strong GIS and data analysis capabilities are better positioned to collaborate with other stakeholders and attract funding partners interested in evidence-based approaches to WASH interventions.

Course Duration:

 10 days

Target Participants:

This course is suitable for individuals involved in WASH program planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation, including:

  1. WASH program managers and officers.
  2. GIS professionals and technicians working in the WASH sector.
  3. Data analysts and researchers interested in WASH data analysis.
  4. Monitoring and evaluation officers involved in WASH programs.
  5. Decision-makers and policymakers in the WASH sector.

Course Content:

Module 1: Introduction to GIS and Data Analysis for WASH Programs

  • Overview of GIS principles and applications in the WASH sector.
  • Introduction to data analysis techniques for WASH data.
  • Ethical considerations in data collection and analysis.

Module 2: Geospatial Data Collection for WASH Programs

  • Data collection methods and tools for WASH-related geospatial data.
  • GPS data collection techniques for mapping WASH infrastructure.
  • Remote sensing data and satellite imagery for WASH analysis.

Module 3: Data Management and Preparation for GIS Analysis

  • Data management best practices for WASH programs.
  • Data cleaning, integration, and formatting for GIS analysis.
  • Spatial data quality assurance and quality control.

Module 4: Spatial Analysis Techniques for WASH Programs

  • Spatial interpolation and modeling for WASH data analysis.
  • Spatial statistics and hot spot analysis for identifying WASH needs.
  • Network analysis for optimizing WASH service delivery.

Module 5: GIS Visualization and Mapping for WASH Programs

  • Cartographic principles and map design for WASH data visualization.
  • Creating thematic maps to communicate WASH information effectively.
  • Web-based mapping and interactive visualization techniques for WASH programs.

Module 6: Spatial Decision Support Systems for WASH Programs

  • Introduction to Spatial Decision Support Systems (SDSS) in the WASH sector.
  • SDSS tools and applications for WASH program planning and decision-making.
  • Integration of GIS and SDSS for enhanced WASH program management.

Module 7: Spatial Data Analysis for WASH Impact Evaluation

  • Spatial regression analysis for assessing the impact of WASH interventions.
  • Geospatial modeling for predicting WASH outcomes and target areas.
  • Spatial data visualization techniques for impact evaluation.

Module 8: Mobile Data Collection and Field Mapping for WASH Programs

  • Introduction to mobile data collection tools and applications.
  • Designing mobile data collection forms for WASH surveys.
  • Field mapping techniques using mobile devices and GPS.

Module 9: Participatory Mapping and Community Engagement

  • Participatory mapping techniques for engaging communities in WASH programs.
  • Community-based data collection and mapping for improved WASH planning.
  • Empowering communities through GIS and participatory mapping.

Module 10: Case Studies and Best Practices in GIS for WASH Programs

  • Review of successful GIS applications in real-world WASH programs.
  • Best practices in using GIS and data analysis for evidence-based decision-making.
  • Future trends and emerging technologies in GIS for the WASH sector.


General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at or +254712260031





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