is committed to full transparency and good practice standards in its work
including financial transparency.
takes ownership for its actions and adheres to the highest possible standards
of accountability. NEWAH is accountable towards its working communities,
governments and donors. NEWAH will hand over the projects to communities after
project completion and transfer the accountability to the local government.
Poverty sensitive: NEWAH
targets those communities who are living in poverty and seek to enable them to
improve their quality of life through increased access to WASH services and
various livelihood enhancement activities. The employment opportunities in the
prospect activities are given to the poor and excluded group.
Gender Equality and
Social Inclusion (GESI): NEWAH ensures to make
GESI a key priority across all its policies and implementation work. The
approach aims to release women and the excluded groups from existing social,
cultural and institutional marginalization so that they can realize their
potentials and enjoy the benefits of development.
NEWAH emphasizes the active participation of local
communities and WASH institutions in the planning, construction, management,
operation and maintenance of water supply and sanitation systems to ensure
ownership, effective usage and sustainability of the systems.
emphasizes making WASH interventions sustainable by seeking the community
participation at every stage of the project cycle, building their capacity to
take ownership of their development, and providing them with opportunities for
socio-economic empowerment. NEWAH cooperates and coordinates with the local
governments so that they can take the ownership for the sustainability of their
WASH systems. NEWAH also facilitates to establish operation and management
system in each project. For the sustainability of the projects, NEWAH also
emphasizes to incorporate the cross-cutting and inter-dependent issues like
climate resilience and DRR from the stage of planning, preparation of project
(detail cost estimation) and also in implementation.
Non-discrimination: NEWAH does not discriminate any people based on their
caste, class, religion, gender and political affiliations.
Neutrality: NEWAH is a non-political and non-partisan organization.