USAID/Senegal Millennium Water and Sanitation Program


Overall Objectives and Goal of the Program

The purpose of the USAID/PEPAM Program is to improve sustainable access to water supply and sanitation and promote better hygiene in targeted rural, small town, and peri-urban areas of Senegal, by working in four components.



Water Supply and Sanitation at Local Level in the Department of Ziguinchor


Beneficiaries of the Program and Grant Activities

Rural and small peri-urban communities in the Ziguinchor department

Public gathering places (markets, schools, community facilities, etc…)

Local artisans’



Intervention Zone / Region

Diouloulou, Djinaki, Kartiack, et Mlomp.


Village site selections

Diouloulou, Dombondir, Selety, Badiana, Belaye, Ebinako, Dianki, Kartiack, Bassire, Ediamat.



Component 1 : Strengthened participatory governance
Component 2 : Increased demand for sustainable water sanitation and hygiene services and products and promoted local  hygiene promoters  Cellules Pour la Promotion de l'Hygiène Publique,   young boys and girls were trained on social marketing  techniques ( 432 youths)
Component 3 : Strengthened the capacity of small scale service providers, the private sector, and Water Users Associations (WUA) where also women were trained on building technics
Component 4 : Installed and rehabilitated improved drinking water and sanitation infrastructure, using a service delivery framework
Monitoring & Evaluation : WESWA provided Monitoring and Evaluation data on a monthly basis.
The information have been  updated evry month

Summary of the Scope of Work of WESWA


Within the framework of the implementation of the program of the USAID/PEPAM, and for the targeted villages, the team of the WESWA will play the role of technical relay.  The following activities will be carried out:


WESWA is a local NGO based in Ziguinchor that is well known and anchored within the communities it works with and thus works well with the local population, institutions and stakeholders.  WESWA will work with the local stakeholders to ensure appropriate selection and use of technology, sustainable financial systems, maintenance for water and sanitation within all the intervention zones that are identified and selected by the project.  WESWA will work with the local populations, rural committees and local artisans, using social marketing and behavior change techniques, so that they take ownership of managing, maintaining and sustaining appropriate water and sanitation solutions for the locale and community.


WESWA is  using  a community participatory  approach which  focus on positively  achieve the results of the USAID / PEPAM program, and using the following five steps:


1 : Analysis of the current context;

2 : Review and selection of appropriate technical interventions;

 3 : Development of solutions, and field testing for appropriateness and replicability ;

4 : Implementation and monitoring ;

 5 : Evaluation, documentation, data collection and reporting on indicators.



Carte des zones d'intervention de WESWA pour le programe




Dombondir 107 1071
Ebinako  54 1015
Selety  190 1900
Badiana  169 1698
Belaye 81 745
Bassire 126 1438
Ediamat 40 741
Dianki  275 2598
Kartiack 306 2417
Page de l'USAID au Sénégal, en français
Article de presse sur USAID/PEPAM en Casamance