SuSanA - Forum Kunena Site Syndication http://forum.susana.org/ Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:26:20 +0000 Kunena 1.6 http://forum.susana.org/components/com_kunena/template/default/images/icons/rss.png SuSanA - Forum http://forum.susana.org/ en-gb Introducing Institute of Water Resources Planning from Vietnam: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/20465-introducing-institute-of-water-resources-planning-from-vietnam-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#20465 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/20465-introducing-institute-of-water-resources-planning-from-vietnam-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#20465 Institute of Water Resources Planning - Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development from Vietnam as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:

The Institute of Water Resources Planning (IWRP) is a part of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). IWRP is among the most important institutions in Vietnam that deals with studies related to river systems. IWRP specializes in policies, planning, engineering and consultancy. It's function is to operate within the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and other provincial levels in formulating water resources (water supply and sanitation, drainage, flood and drought prevention), energy, climate and environment across Vietnam to help facilitate socio-economic development. Major tasks include regulating the use of water resources, as well as protecting and developing water resources and the environment in a sustainable way.

Contact person:

Lan Thanh Ha

Website

www.iwrp.gov.vn

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New SuSanA partners Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:14:02 +0000
Introducing Water Services Trust Fund from Kenya: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/20433-introducing-water-services-trust-fund-from-kenya-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#20433 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/20433-introducing-water-services-trust-fund-from-kenya-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#20433 Water Services Trust Fund from Kenya as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:

Water Services Trust Fund (WSTF) is a Kenyan Institution established under the Water Act of 2002 with a mandate to assist in financing the provision of water services to areas of Kenya which are without adequate services. WSTF operates under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation. In the Water Act 2016, The Mandate of the Fund is to provide conditional and unconditional grants to the Counties and to assist in financing the water services in the marginalized and underserved areas including:
a) Community level initiatives for the sustainable management of water resources
b) Development of water services in rural areas considered not to be commercially viable for provision of water services by licensees; and
c) Development of water services in the under-served poor urban areas
WSTF works with other sector institutions to facilitate implementing agents such as the County Water Utilities (both rural and urban) and Water Resources Users Associations (WRUAs) to apply for financing, implement and sustainably manage their quality water and sanitation services through capacity building and stakeholder partnership. WSTF is funded by the Government of Kenya budgetary allocation and Development Partners.


Contact person:

Ruth Nganga

Website

www.waterfund.go.ke

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New SuSanA partners Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:25:49 +0000
Introducing MEDRC Water Research from Sultanate of Oman: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/20282-introducing-medrc-water-research-from-sultanate-of-oman-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#20282 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/20282-introducing-medrc-water-research-from-sultanate-of-oman-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#20282 MEDRC Water Research from the Sultanate of Oman as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:

MEDRC Water Research was established to deal with two of the most pressing global and regional grand challenges; water and peace. It is a unique international organization where ten co-equal partners work together on solutions to fresh water scarcity by supporting research, training, knowledge exchange and capacity building.

MEDRC Headquarters is in Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman where it operates a state of the art research and training facility. In delivering its mission MEDRC will become a viable and transferable model for governments seeking a mechanism to address significant regional or trans-boundary environmental challenges.

Contact person:

Perla Abi Farah

Website

www.medrc.org

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New SuSanA partners Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:18:29 +0000
Introducing Frank Water from UK: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/20277-introducing-frank-water-from-uk-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#20277 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/20277-introducing-frank-water-from-uk-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#20277 FRANK Water from the United Kingdom as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:

At FRANK Water, we partner with organisations that local people trust to help them build their own water systems, access funding from the Indian government to build toilets and learn more about hygiene and health.

Our projects include gravity-fed and pumped water supply systems, catchment and watershed management, water treatment, sanitation infrastructure, and education programmes. We work on a small scale and use our research to help communities leverage more funds from local and national government. We conduct our own research, work alongside external consultants who evaluate our programmes and create partnerships to build knowledge of the causes of the WASH crisis and develop proposals for action.

Contact person:

Jon Shepherd

Website

www.frankwater.com

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New SuSanA partners Mon, 30 Jan 2017 08:55:28 +0000
Introducing Habitat for Humanity India (HFH India): A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19826-introducing-habitat-for-humanity-india-hfh-india-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19826 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19826-introducing-habitat-for-humanity-india-hfh-india-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19826 Habitat for Humanity India from India as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:

Habitat for Humanity India (HFH India) is part of Habitat for Humanity International - a global non-governmental organization that seeks to eliminate poverty housing guided by the vision, "A world where everyone has a decent place to live". Habitat India began operations in 1983 and is today one of Habitat for Humanity International's largest programs in the Asia pacific region.

The organization has an active presence in 20 states and works in partnership with local, grassroots, non-governmental organizations and micro finance institutions throughout India to provide improved housing and sanitation solutions. HFH India's areas of focus are housing, sanitation, disaster response and access to water. Sanitation is closely related to housing and well-being. In 2012 HFH India began working towards providing improved access to sanitation facilities.

Contact person: Lara Shanker

Website www.habitatindia.in

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New SuSanA partners Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:46:41 +0000
Introducing Centre de Recherches et des Technologies des Eaux (CERTE) from Tunisia: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19745-introducing-centre-de-recherches-et-des-technologies-des-eaux-certe-from-tunisia-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19745 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19745-introducing-centre-de-recherches-et-des-technologies-des-eaux-certe-from-tunisia-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19745 Centre de Recherches et des Technologies des Eaux (CERTE) from Tunisia as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:

CERTE is a research center constituted by five laboratories working in different sectors of water and wastewater:
-Water georesources Lab
-Natural water treatment Lab
-Discharged water Treatment and Valuation Lab
-Wastewater and environment Lab
-Membrane technologies and biotechnology Lab

Contact person: Hamadi Kallali

Website: www.certe.rnrt.tn

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New SuSanA partners Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:48:35 +0000
Introducing Reaching Hand from India: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19666-introducing-reaching-hand-from-india-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19666 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19666-introducing-reaching-hand-from-india-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19666 Reaching Hand from India as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:

Reaching Hand aims to empower vulnerable children, marginalized women & underprivileged families to lead a life of hope, self-worth and dignity. By providing communities with improved public health measures, quality education and skill development opportunities, Reaching Hand acts as a catalyst for social change and envisions a promising future for all. One of Reaching Hand's core projects, Girls Glory, aims to prevent girls from dropping out of Indian government schools due to WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) and MHM (menstrual hygiene management) inaccessibility by providing necessary infrastructure and promoting behavioral change.

Contact person: Deepa Patil

Website: www.reachinghand.org

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New SuSanA partners Mon, 28 Nov 2016 08:27:36 +0000
Introducing Empower and Care Organisation (EACO) from Uganda: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19574-introducing-empower-and-care-organisation-eaco-from-uganda-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19574 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19574-introducing-empower-and-care-organisation-eaco-from-uganda-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19574
Empower and Care Organisation (EACO)
from Uganda as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:

EACO is a Community Based Organization committed to reducing poverty in rural Uganda through economic empowerment, educational opportunities and support for marginalised groups of people. EACO has a team of 4 full time staff and 3 part-time with assistance from the Community members. EACO currently operates six different programs, instilling hope and improving life for more than 4000 people in the rural Mukono district. EACO does trainings including hygiene promotion, construction of latrines, repairing boreholes and WASH. Besides that trainings target the links between water, sanitation and health, the nature of, and the threats posed by environmental diseases, the importance and main elements of hygiene-promotion and the complexity in delivering safe water and sanitation in an emergency.

Contact person:

Shadrak Kyobe

Website

eacouganda.webs.com


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New SuSanA partners Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:41:08 +0000
Introducing Bangladesh Environment Development Society (BEDS) from the Bangladesh: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19527-introducing-bangladesh-environment-development-society-beds-from-the-bangladesh-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19527 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19527-introducing-bangladesh-environment-development-society-beds-from-the-bangladesh-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19527
Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS)
from Bangladesh as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:
Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) is a non-profit, non-political organization committed to sustainable socio-economic development, conservation of natural resources, use of clean energy and protection of the environment through research and implementation of specific activities.

A group of enlightened environmentalists, development workers and nature lovers came together with the idea of advocating to protect the ever-degrading coastal ecosystem of Bangladesh. As a result, BEDS was formed on July 26, 2010, to work with the grassroots-level community. The organization promotes the long-term co-existence of people and natural ecosystems on our planet, creating harmony among all living beings.

The organization's strategies focus on encouraging participation of local communities in important decision-making related to issues that bridge nature and society and aiding in the formation of Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) and related associations and sub-organizations. BEDS helps create and develop initiation strategies for such groups, as well as to expand and explore its own initiatives through similar national and international organizations, research institutes, think tanks, universities, etc.

Contact person:

Maksudur Rahman

Website

www.bedsbd.org


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New SuSanA partners Mon, 07 Nov 2016 10:10:43 +0000
Introducing Beaumont from the United States of America: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19407-introducing-beaumont-from-the-united-states-of-america-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19407 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19407-introducing-beaumont-from-the-united-states-of-america-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19407 Beaumont from the United States of America as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:
Beaumont is a Honolulu-based company that provides industrial design, mechanical engineering, systems architecture, and project management services. Our team members have developed electronic wearables, medical devices, medical and electronic test equipment, and semiconductor manufacturing tools. Beaumont is currently developing sanitation technologies to improve sanitation and health conditions of 100 million people by 2025.

Contact person:

Jenelle Van Eynde

Website

www.beaumontllc.com

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New SuSanA partners Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:14:31 +0000
Introducing Governance Systems International from Uganda: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19365-introducing-governance-systems-international-from-uganda-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19365 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19365-introducing-governance-systems-international-from-uganda-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19365 Governance Systems International from Uganda as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:
Governance Systems International (GSI) is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm providing technical expertise to National/Sub national Governments, Private Sector Companies and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) across the African continent. GSI was formed to respond to the current capacity gaps in provision of consulting services in governance and development work in many African countries. Our multidisciplinary team of professionals work as a network of renowned experts in areas of Governance and Public Administration; Health; Agriculture and Food Security; Water Supply and sanitation; Environment and Natural Resources; Urban planning and Development; Renewable Energy and Efficiency, Trade and Enterprise Development; Logistics and Event Management including Project Evaluations & Development Research across sectors. We have a passion for our work and confident in our ability to serve our local and international clients with excellence and innovation.

GSI implements programs of the European Commission, World Bank, African Development Bank, GIZ, KfW, DfID, DANIDA, USAID and other local and international organizations.

Contact person:

Tom Kyakwise

Website

governancesystemsug.org/

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New SuSanA partners Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:30:57 +0000
Introducing Clean Up Nepal from Nepal: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19352-introducing-clean-up-nepal-from-nepal-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19352 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19352-introducing-clean-up-nepal-from-nepal-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19352 Clean Up Nepal from Nepal as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:
Clean up Nepal is a for-purpose, non-government organization registered in Nepal in 2014 that envisions communities having access to a solid waste management and water, sanitation and hygiene system with the associated knowledge and resources that will enable them to live a healthy, disease-free life. Clean up Nepal works to provide an enabling environment to improve sanitation and hygiene in Nepal by connecting, educating and empowering local communities and relevant stakeholders through a people-centered, strength based approach to improve community health, well-being and opportunity. Clean up Nepal achieves this by:

1. Improving public health and the environment through systematic improvements of existing solid waste management systems and helping set up new systems where none exist, and
2. Preventing deaths caused by hygiene related diseases through our sanitation and hygiene education programs, and construction of toilets at schools.

Clean up Nepals development work is underpinned by its working areas-- waste management, and water, sanitation and hygiene with the cross-cutting themes of sustainable livelihoods, and research and advocacy. To understand and address key challenges Nepalese face in waste management, Clean up Nepal also undertakes waste characterization, and research on the challenges faced in the waste sector, and potential improvements to existing waste management systems.

Contact person:

Rija Joshi

Website

www.cleanupnepal.org.np

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New SuSanA partners Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:43:24 +0000
Introducing the European Environment and Health Youth Coalition from Lithuania: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19336-introducing-the-european-environment-and-health-youth-coalition-from-lithuania-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19336 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19336-introducing-the-european-environment-and-health-youth-coalition-from-lithuania-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19336 European Environment and Health Youth Coalition (EEHYC) from Lithuania as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:
The European Environment and Health Youth Coalition (EEHYC) is the first European youth participation network that emphasizes and promotes the understanding of the inherent links between environment and health. Youth participation in the decision making process is central to the Coalition’s activities and is supported by ministers of health and environment through commitments made in the Declaration of the WHO Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health held in Parma, 2010.

The EEHYC is a hub for young people that acts through different organizational structures. Its membership is broad and includes youth organizations, informal groups, students, youth professionals, young researchers and activists, young entrepreneurs and young government employees. Through its membership, it interlinks the activities of different organisations, bringing experiences and ideas to international fora instigated by the WHO Regional Office for Europe, such as the Ministerial Board and the Task Force of the European Environment and Health Process. In partnership with the WHO Europe, UNEP, European Commission and other actors, the Coalition works to ensure the long term sustainability of the lived environment.

One of the main areas of work of the EEHYC is water, sanitation, hygiene (WASH) and health. The Coalition has been intensively working on advancing WASH in Schools in the WHO European Region within the framework of the Protocol on Water and Health.

Contact person:

Jovana Dodos

Website

www.eehyc.org

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New SuSanA partners Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:08:08 +0000
Introducing Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust (RGMVP) from India: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19269-introducing-rajiv-gandhi-charitable-trust-rgmvp-from-india-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19269 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19269-introducing-rajiv-gandhi-charitable-trust-rgmvp-from-india-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19269
Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust (RGMVP)

from India as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:
RGMVP (www.rgmvp.org) is a women’s empowerment organization in Uttar Pradesh (UP), that primarily mobilises women from the poorest and most backward districts of UP into Women’s Self Help Groups and their federations. Through these social platforms, we run programmes around financial inclusion, livelihoods, health, education, sanitation, local governance and leadership development. RGMVP currently works with over 1 million rural women, spread across 42 districts of UP. RGMVP also mobilizes adolescent girls into Young Women’s Self Help Groups, that helps them save money for their education and other purposes, but more importantly, acts as a platform for them to discuss and share their aspirations, seek more information about health, menstrual hygiene, education, and undergo several skill-development and leadership training's.

Contact person:

Arima Singh

Website

www.rgmvp.org

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New SuSanA partners Mon, 10 Oct 2016 07:26:15 +0000
Introducing AKUT Umweltschutz Ingenieure Burkard und Partner from Germany: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19241-introducing-akut-umweltschutz-ingenieure-burkard-und-partner-from-germany-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19241 http://forum.susana.org/component/kunena/87-new-susana-partners/19241-introducing-akut-umweltschutz-ingenieure-burkard-und-partner-from-germany-a-new-partner-organisation-of-susana#19241 AKUT Environmental Engineers Burkard & Partner from Germany as a new SuSanA partner organisation!

The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves.

Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation:
AKUT Umweltschutz Ingenieure Burkard und Partner (AKUT Environmental Engineers Burkard & Partner) was founded in 1988 and covers the entire spectrum of engineering services from designing, planning, tendering, supervision, invoicing as well as monitoring of set up and the complete operational management. It has registered as partnership under German law in Berlin.
Main fields of activity are sanitation systems, wastewater treatment plants, biogas production and HVTA (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration) for industrial and residential buildings.
Since 1998 AKUT is involved in international development cooperation. AKUT focuses on institutional strengthening of drinking water and sanitation service providers, water and wastewater associations, construction of water and waste water facilities and continuous education and training of their local staff (capacity building). We provide services the fields of economics, water losses, planning and operation of facilities, customer register and support, accounting, human resources development, investment planning, management of the environment and public relations.

Contact person:

Roman Radtke

Website

www.akut-umwelt.de/en

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New SuSanA partners Wed, 05 Oct 2016 12:11:57 +0000