Safe Water and AIDS Project (SWAP) is a Kenyan registered National NGO operating with public health programs, research and emergency response in 6 counties in Western Kenya. A water lab supports the research. It was established in 2005 and has its headquarters in Kisumu.
SWAP has a distribution model of health and hygiene products which are sold by trained community health promoters. The organization has done various studies on nutrition, WASH, immunization, Maternal Health Care, Menstrual Hygiene among others. CDC Atlanta offers technical support for the research. Over 30 studies have been published in international peer reviewed journals. SWAP has established two sky-hydrant water filtration units which draws water from the river and is sold after filtering to the communities. SWAP has been on the forefront together with the Ministry of Health to respond to emergencies, such as cholera and flood. SWAP is board member of HENNET, the National NGO network and established various effective partnerships such as KEWASNET, WASH Impact, WHO International Network for Household Water Treatment and Storage, Women Deliver, SEAD and Innovations in Health Care, Social Innovations in Health Initiative among others. SWAP actively participates in the by the MOH facilitated ICC meetings at National Level and Technical Working Groups at County Level. SWAP has established a consulting arm to offer its services and expertise.
Click on http://www.swapkenya.org/ for more information on SWAP.