This case study relates to the Hai District Water Supply Project in
Tanzania. It is one of three interventions in the water sector examined
in this research. It is a donor-funded project that works in partnership
with local government but it has also established a new institutional
structure (independent water supply trusts) for the supply and
management of water in Hai District.
The other case studies covered in this research are a village-level
water-users association (donor-funded) and a village council managing a
piped system with no external assistance (Working Papers 6 and 9
respectively). Therefore this case study when viewed in combination with
the others offers lessons concerning community participation and
representation, the scale of intervention, and the various roles of
community-based workers. The questions that guide the case studies can
be condensed in three key questions: a) How is individual participation
in collective activity shaped? b) What is the role of CBWs in such
collective activity? And c) What is (or should be) the role of
institutions in pro-poor development?
Case study: Hai District water supply project. Working Paper No. 8, Bradford Centre for International Development, University of Bradford, UK, 32 pp.