Dr K Sausi

Mr Kombi Sausi holds a Master?s in Anthropology from the Unviersity of KwaZulu-Natal and is currently employed in the Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD) programme as a PhD researcher. He is specialising in the Anthropology of Water. His PhD focuses on household dynamics and gender relations in water deficient villages in OR Tambo and Amathole District Municipalities.

Before joining the HSRC he was a graduate assistant at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and a part-time lecturer until the end of 2010.

He joined the HSRC as fieldworker trainer and coordinator of on the Accelerated Sustainable Water Service Delivery (ASWSD) project in two district municipalities in the Eastern Cape, namely OR Tambo and Amatole. The project spanned eight remote villages which were in dire need of water access.

Kombi was seconded to the Presidential Review Committee on State Owned Entities (SOEs) to provide research support to the Research Development Unit of the committee. This involved writing report and reviewing past reviews of different portfolio SOEs.

His areas of interest include service delivery, migration and water management.