Meet our SuSanA Forum Moderators

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  • Engineer working sanitation since 2018. Interests in decentralized wastewater systems, FSM, sustainable sanitation planning and water and fecal sludge reuse. Ingeniero trabajando en saneamiento desde el 2018. Interesado en sistemas de saneamiento descentralizados, planificación de saneamiento sostenible y reúso de agua y lodos. Aguatuya
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Re: Meet our SuSanA Forum Moderators

Dear All,

I'm excited to join the SuSanA forum moderation team. Having a growing team with such a diverse background and interests will help us foster fruitful discussions.

I'm a civil engineer based in Bolivia, that has been working on water and sanitation for 7 years, almost 6 of them with Aguatuya, with a deep interest in bringing the sanitation and agricultural sectors closer by working on water and sludge, as well as other byproducts, reuse projects. Also very interested in approaching urban planning through the scope of sustainable sanitation services.

This forum is a great tool to have around, as it brings us people in the sector, wherever we are, closer.
I think the challenges we face on a daily basis have more in common than we might think, so let's use this tool to also bridge solutions.

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Best regards,
Alejandro Levy
Aguatuya




Hola a todos,

Me uno al equipo de moderación del foro de SuSanA con mucho entusiasmo. Este año el equipo de moderación crece, y pienso que esa diversidad de experiencias e intereses nos ayudará a fomentar discusiones formadoras y fructíferas.

Soy un ingeniero civil boliviano, trabajo en el sector de agua y saneamiento desde hace 7 años, casi 6 de ellos con Aguatuya, y tengo un profundo interés en acercar al saneamiento y la agricultura trabajando en proyectos de reutilización de aguas y lodos, así como otros subproductos del saneamiento. También muy interesado en abordar la planificación urbana a través del enfoque de servicios de saneamiento sostenibles.

Este foro es una gran herramienta, ya que nos acerca, a quienes trabajamos o tenemos interés en el sector, estemos donde estemos.
Creo que los retos o desafíos a los que nos enfrentamos a diario tienen más en común de lo que pensamos, así que utilicemos esta herramienta para acercar y compartir también soluciones y aprendizajes.

Pueden escribirme en cualquier momento a This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Saludos cordiales,
Alejandro Levy
Aguatuya
Alejandro Levy
AGUATUYA

Calle Nicolás Ortiz N° 33 (TESAI of. 1B)
Tel (591) 4 424 2164
Casilla 6264
Cochabamba – Bolivia
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  • Social communicator in Aguatuya, working in sanitation since 2015. Interested in communication and environmental education processes, social mobilization, behavioral change and recovery of ancestral knowledge in integrated water management.
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Re: Meet our SuSanA Forum Moderators

Dear SuSanA community,
 
I am Paola Rodriguez, communicator for Aguatuya and I will support the moderation of the SuSanA forum to promote the exchange of knowledge, dialogue and debate in this community. 
 
I am based in Bolivia and have been working for Aguatuya for 9 years in the area of communication for development applied to sanitation and solid waste management projects, applying the RANAS methodology for behavioral change. I am a Social Communicator and I am currently pursuing a master's degree in Strategic Communication. I am interested in environmental care and the recovery of ancestral knowledge to generate more harmonious relationships with nature.  
 
You are all invited to participate in the forum to share information that will strengthen the sanitation sector around the world, but especially in the global south. If you have any questions or wish to contact me, you can do so by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
 
Best regards,
 
Paola Rodríguez
Institutional Communicator,
Aguatuya.





Estimada comunidad SuSanA,
 
Soy Paola Rodríguez, comunicadora de Aguatuya y apoyaré la moderación del foro SuSanA para promover el intercambio de conocimientos, el diálogo y debate en esta comunidad.  
 
Me encuentro en Bolivia y desde hace 9 años trabajo para Aguatuya en el área de comunicación para el desarrollo aplicada a proyectos de saneamiento y gestión de residuos sólidos, aplicando la metodología RANAS para el cambio de comportamiento.
 
Soy Comunicadora Social y estoy cursando una maestría en Comunicación Estratégica. Me interesa el cuidado del medio ambiente y la recuperación de conocimiento ancestral para generar relaciones más armoniosas con la naturaleza.   
 
Están todas invitadas a participar en el foro para compartir información que fortalezca el sector de saneamiento en todo el mundo, pero especialmente en el sur global.

Si tienen alguna consulta o desean contactarse conmigo, pueden hacerlo a través del correo: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
 

Saludos cordiales,
 
Paola Rodríguez
Comunicadora Institucional, Aguatuya. 
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  • Arquitecta, trabajando en temas de agua, saneamiento y medio ambiente desde el año 2003, creo en estrategias de educación ambiental y cambio de comportamiento. En mi día a día trato de dejar un mundo mejor al prójimo.
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Re: Meet our SuSanA Forum Moderators

Dear All,

Beginning this year, we are pleased to announce that, thanks to the SIRWASH  program implemented by the SKAT Foundation  and facilitated through Aguatuya , which currently coordinates the Latin American chapter of SuSanA , we will be welcoming three additional team members to support the moderation of the SuSanA Forum.

The primary objective is to underscore the importance of rural water and sanitation, fostering significant advancements in the Latin American and Caribbean region, while also promoting South-South exchange due to the shared nature of challenges and issues.The Rural Water and Sanitation Network (RWSN) is a key collaborator in this initiative, as highlighted by its Director, Sean Furey, in a recent post on the SuSanA Forum .

How can i contribute? I'm dedicated to environmental sustainability and enhancing the quality of life for communities. With 20 years of experience in the water sector and a decade dedicated to solid waste management, i can propouse some insights that can make a substantial difference. Preserving environmental integrity and improving service delivery is a collective responsibility, hence I encourage active participation, ongoing education, behavioral change initiatives, and a commitment to gender equality.

For any questions or initiatives you can contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kind regards,





Estimados todos:

Desde este año, gracias al programa SIRWASH  implementado por SKAT Foundation  y atravez de Aguatuya , que actualmente coordina el capitulo Latinoamericano de SuSanA, es que ademas tendremos 3 personas más del equipo de Aguatuya apoyando en la moderación del Foro de SuSanA.

El objetivo es poner énfasis en el agua y saneamiento rural para generar avances impòrtantes en la región de Latinoamerica y el Caribe y además fomentar un intercambio Sur – Sur, por la similitud de los problemas y desafíos.
RWSN (Red de Agua y Saneamiento Rural) es también un importante colaborador en esta iniciativa como lo señala su Director Sean Furey en esta publicación  en el Foro de SuSanA.

¿Como puedo colaborar? Estoy comprometida con el medio ambiente y con la mejora de la calidad de vida de las personas. He trabajado en el sector del agua durante los últimos 20 años y trabajando con residuos sólidos durante los últimos 10 años. Evitar la contaminación y mejorar los servicios ambientales es tarea de todos, por eso promuevo la participación, la educación, el cambio de comportamiento y la equidad de género.

Para cualquier consulta o iniciativa pueden contactarme al correo electrónico This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Saludos cordiales
Lourdes Valenzuela
Regional SuSanA Coordinator (Latinoamérica)
Directora de comunicación AGUATUYA

Calle Nicolás Ortiz no. 33 (a media cuadra de la Av. Calampampa)
Tel (591) 4 424 2164
Casilla 6264
Cochabamba – Bolivia

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Meet our SuSanA Forum Moderators

Dear All,

We (the SuSanA Forum Moderation Team) agreed to start this thread to familiarise users with the forum moderation team, particularly because we now have new moderators that have recently joined us. 

As one of the longest-serving moderators (2.5 years +), I am pleased to re-introduce myself to you. I am a water and sanitation specialist currently based in Lusaka (Zambia), with over 10 years of experience in the water and sanitation sector. I have a keen interest in innovative solutions for water and sanitation improvement in developing countries on the African continent that take into consideration cross-sectoral (Agriculture, Climate change, Public Health) and inclusive approaches (Women and Young people) in dealing with WASH challenges. 

My last 3 sector engagements include:
1.  Technical Advisory support to the Climate-friendly Sanitation (CFS) Project implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Lusaka to ‘The Lusaka Sanitation Programme (LSP)’.  My support was centred around the development of on-site sanitation (OSS) and faecal sludge management (FSM) innovative approaches. I also focused on knowledge management and improving collaborative efforts between stakeholders in the sanitation sector in Zambia, and in relation to neighbouring countries.

2. WASH specialist/ consultancy support to the African Development Bank-2021 WASH work program in Zambia. Spearheaded Cooperating Partner (CP)engagement and WASH sector collaboration with AfDB as the lead sector cooperating partner and sector troika lead for 2021. Facilitated CP sector input in national policy and program development (the 8th National Development Plan, Joint Water Sector Review (JWSR) ). Led sector engagement with the government of Zambia.

3. Currently I am CEO and founder of CaDev_Capacity Development. CaDev is a Zambian social enterprise and consultancy focused on capacity development through training, coaching, technical support/ advice and knowledge management. We aim to empower local people and organisations by strengthening their capacities in various specialisations and unlocking or scaling their innovations. In that way, they become a highly valued resource for local and international businesses and  organisations in addressing social challenges within key social sectors of focus.

 I am passionate about moderating the SuSanA Forum, as I get to not only share and contribute to the insightful discussions, but I also remain up to speed with recent sector knowledge and trends. I am committed to ensuring that the voices of women and local experts from the African continent are heard and shared through this platform and i support the forum’s efforts in boosting the experience of its members in knowledge and information sharing.

Regards,
Chaiwe
SuSanA Forum Moderator
Skat Foundation (With financial support by GIZ and SIRWASH up to November 2023)

Chaiwe Mushauko-Sanderse BSc. NRM, MPH
Independent consultant located in Lusaka, Zambia
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