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16. Sustaining the Work or Initiative

This toolkit supports planning for using different tactics to sustain your organization or community initiative.

For WaterAid and FAN, sustainability means that the benefits and progress achieved during the life of the programme not only survive and continue long after it has ended, but also continue to progress on an upward course.

The Challenge Center provides services focused on improving the health, function, and quality of life of people with disabilities at its fitness center in San Diego County.

Mary's Meals is a charity founded in 2002 by two brothers, Magnus and Fergus MacFarlane-Barrow. It began as a one-off school lunch program by Scottish International Relief in Malawi.

Uhuru Child is an organization which began in 2009 to aid people in Jikaze, Kenya by creating a sustainable resettlement village for the 145 families living there.

Social interventions in sub-Saharan Africa and other impoverished communities usually begin with good intentions.


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