When WASH practitioners understand the patterns and causes of slippage, they can devise innovative strategies to avoid it.
Monitoring slippage should go beyond the numbers to truly understand behaviour change and community dynamics.
The Global Sanitation Fund has identified a number of slippage patterns, linked to factors that communities have significant, little or no control over.
In the second of a seven-part series for WASH practitioners, we explore the nuances of slippage and its impact on communities.
Many WASH programmes are confronted with ‘slippage’. How should this issue be understood and addressed?