Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor welcomes new global CEO

Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) is pleased to announce Ed Mitchell as the new Chief Executive Officer of the non-profit company, following Neil Jeffery’s decision to step down after eight successful years leading WSUP. Rt Hon Lord Boateng, Chair of the Board at WSUP, welcomed the new appointment. “Ed has an impressive […]


WSUP Chief Executive Neil Jeffery to step down

After eight years leading Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP), Neil Jeffery has announced his intention to step down from the role of Chief Executive. Neil has been a driving force behind the organisation’s growth in recent years, overseeing the organisation as it has increased the numbers of under-served people in cities that […]


WSUP publishes 2020-2021 Annual Report

WSUP has launched its 2020-2021 Annual Report, presenting our operations and impact in the year up to March 2021. Through work in our core countries Bangladesh, Kenya, Ghana, Madagascar, Mozambique, and Zambia, plus our emerging presence in Uganda and consultancy work in Malawi and Cambodia, we were proud to improve the lives of 6.7 million […]


WSUP publishes new Business Plan 2020-2025

WSUP has today, World Cities Day, published its new Business Plan outlining its priorities for the period 2020-2025. Read the Business Plan now: The plan is based around five Strategic Goals, which reflect our vision for changing the ability of cities to provide basic services to the poorest residents. Strategic Goals: “There are 10 years […]


Implementing agencies like WSUP, Water For People and IRC are of course accountable to their funders, including major bilaterals and foundations and naturally, these funders must track the effectiveness of their spending. However, short budget cycles and the need to demonstrate “value for money” can often encourage over-simplistic measurement of success in terms of short-term outputs, rather than genuinely sustainable services. This note proposes some ways forward!