CAWST, the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology, is a nonprofit organization and licensed engineering firm that provides training and consulting to organizations that work directly with populations in developing countries who lack access to clean water and basic sanitation. CAWST "walks beside" hundreds of organizations—government agencies, community groups, and local and international NGOs of all sizes—in 82 countries as they develop their capacities to deliver water and sanitation programs locally. Impacting the lives of 13.1 million people worldwide through better water and sanitation since 2001, CAWST's capacity building model has demonstrated its ability to catalyze community action in developing countries to initiate and operate water and sanitation programs.


Sanitation Capacity Building Platform
To build capacity of individuals, government and private institutions working in the area of sanitation and ensure improved delivery of sustainable sanitation to the un-served and underserved in India.

Duration: 2016 - 2019

The National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), under the Ministry of Urban Development, was appointed to build the capacity of governments at all levels and other sanitation actors, on decentralized sanitation. A sanitation capacity building platform has been created in March 2016 at NIUA, which […]

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Published resources in the SuSanA-Library

Latrine Design and Construction Workshop

This collection contains the resources for both trainers and participants for the Latrine Design and Construction workshop. This five-day workshop is designed for latrine project implementers and masons. In this workshop, participants will learn how to design and construct latrines […]

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Faecal Sludge Management Workshop

This collection contains the resources for both trainers and participants for CAWST and Eawag-Sandec's Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management workshop. This is a two-three day introductory workshop on FSM designed for various sanitation stakeholders. In this workshop, participants […]

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