Water Resources, Sanitation and Hygiene
Palladium aims to alleviate extreme poverty and improve the well-being of people by scaling up access to safe water.
Access to safe drinking water and sanitation reduces mortality and morbidity, improves economic productivity and empowers the most at-risk populations, particularly girls and women. Palladium aims to alleviate extreme poverty and improve the well-being of people by scaling up access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene. We use a multi-faceted approach that operates on multiple levels – policy and political will, civil society advocacy and private sector involvement – working with various stakeholders to implement high-impact, evidence-based solutions.
We address issues of water resources within the context of climate change and social inclusion, and where appropriate we leverage public-private partnerships and social marketing initiatives to harness the power of the market for positive social impacts.
Specific areas of expertise include:
- water supply, storage and treatment;
- household and community sanitation;
- hygiene promotion;
- integrated water management;
- irrigated agriculture;
- river basin and watershed management and
- water policy and advocacy.