Update 2009-2010 survey and catalog of U.S. universities working on issues related to international WASH
Conduct a gap analysis of African universities to identify capacity and training needs
Partner with colleges and universities in developing countries to create short courses that address identified human resource capacity gaps
Coordinate and support global capacity building efforts in African universities currently underway Implement practical, on the ground WASH projects involving faculty and students
Initiate and evaluate WASH-related technologies Assist U.S. government agencies working internationally in researching and developing evidence-based WASH strategies and analyzing and evaluating outcomes
Promote awareness beyond public health and engineering programs of the economic, gender equity, national security, social and environmental benefits of advancing activities to address the global WASH crisis
Develop public-private partnerships with corporations, civil society, foundations and faith-based organizations.