Knowledge Matters – DRC WASH Consortium
This issue of Knowledge Matters captures the experiences and learning from the WASH Consortium, lead by Concern in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Paid NGO and government staff alone are not adequate to provide the intensive and consistent support necessary for behaviour change messages to take root truly in communities.
The care group model consists of groups of 10 to 15 volunteer mothers, elected by their community, who conduct monthly home visits with 10 to 15 nearby households and hold peer education sessions to deliver behaviour change communication messages and promote the adoption of healthy behaviours.