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Do you guys know of any INGOs that practice only policy and advocacy (preferably on a district level) and no development?
I'm trying to put something together but i cant really find anyone but a few.
An example is NETWAS (a local non-profit resource center assisting in training, monitoring, evaluation, social mobilization, advisory services, consultancy, applied research, networking and documentation supporting NGOs and community based organizations (CBOs) in WASH)
That is an interesting way of labeling Netwas!
First of all Netwas Uganda is not an INGO but a national NGO.
Their own website is actually this one http://www.netwasuganda.org/ .
I would define Netwas as an organization that practice policy and advocacy only. As it defines itself on its website, it sees itself rather as a WASH (very limited IWRM) sector Resource Centre and Capacity Development agency that also specializes in facilitating learning and sharing in the sector. They support a lot of (sub)district action research on the interface of hardware (infrastructure investment) and software (governing and managing WASH services).
They are probably the only Uganda NGO doing this at this scale country wide (obviously not in all of the ever increasing number of districts).
In terms of INGO's I would look at what SNV does and the IRC-SNV co-implemented projectsTriple-S and WASHtech.
Of course there are other NGOs and INGOs working on policy and advocacy and development (development is not equal to construction!!!), see for a pretty good inventory UWASHNET.
Keep in touch, Peter