India • Coimbatore
One Indian social entrepreneur has given women from low income groups in India dignity, by making it possible for them to afford to buy sanitary towels and provide them with an income at the same time. Arunachalam Murugananthamis the person who changed things. From a poor background in the South of India, he created the worlds first low-cost machine to produce sanitary towels. According to a …read more …
Germany • Berlin
Rebuild and Relief International (RRI) is a German non-governmental organization focusing on the support of refugees and IDPs in Iraq and Syria. RRI has specialized on the provision of humanitarian assistance to people in need, living in "hard-to-reach-areas". Our core competences are "WASH" (water, sanitation and hygiene) and "shelter rehabilitation" (reconstruction/rehabilitation of …read more …
Cameroon • Kumba
Living Green Cameroon (LGC) is a youth-led non-profit NGO based in Kumba, in the South West Region of Cameroon entirely run by volunteers, 14 staffs and 104 volunteers. Founded in 2008, registered on the 10 August, 2011 with the mission of aiding in community development through combating socio-cultural and economic ills affecting their communities. Living Green Cameroon helps empowers vulnerable …read more …
United States • Milwaukee
Youthaiti is dedicated to helping and encouraging Haitian young people in their development of ecological projects in sanitation and water source protection, community gardening, and reforestation in their own communities.
Partnering with rural communities we have built both UDDTs and household Arborloos, utilizing a sanitation marketing approach.
We include agricultural education and community …
United States • Brattleboro, Vermont
A world with clean water and fertile soil achieved by reclaiming the nutrients from our bodies as elements in a life sustaining cycle.
The Rich Earth Institute engages in research, education and technological innovation to advance the use of human waste as a resource.
Through research, demonstration, and education projects, we strive to illustrate the positive effect of …
United States • Rockville, MD
Athena Infonomics is a data-driven global consultancy. We combine social science research methods and ICT tools to drive innovation in policies, processes and programs in international development. Athena Infonomics has offices in India and Washington, D.C., alongside program hubs across Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Athena Infonomics has worked extensively in South Asia and East Africa …
United Kingdom • Coventry
Sanitation is vital for people's wellbeing and health, but in dense urban areas low quality and unhygienic solutions frequently prevail. Pit latrines are quickly overloaded, and municipal sewerage systems rarely cover more than the central core of a city. The richest 20% of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa is almost five times as likely to use an improved sanitation facility as the poorest …read more …
Nepal • Lalitpur
Karnali Integrated Rural Development and Research Centre (KIRDARC Nepal) is a Nepali Non-governmental National Organization, registered at District Administration Office, Jumla in 1999, and operating in 15 districts of Mid and Far Western Development Region and 6 districts of Central Development region. It is affiliated with Social Welfare Council, the regulatory body of Government of …read more …
Jordan • Amman
The West Asia-North Africa (WANA) Institute is a non-profit policy think tank based in Amman, Jordan.
Operating under the chairmanship of His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal, the Institute works to promote a transition to evidence-based policy and programming to combat the development and humanitarian challenges facing West Asia and North Africa.
The WANA Institute aspires to be a …
India • Delhi
National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) is a premier institute for research, capacity building and dissemination of knowledge for the urban sector in India. It conducts research on urbanization, urban policy and planning, municipal finance and governance, land economics, transit oriented development, urban livelihoods, environment climate change and smart cities.
The institute was set up to …
Thailand • Pathum Thani
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is an international postgraduate institute of higher education based in Thailand. Established in 1959 as the first postgraduate school in the region, it boasts of over 21,000 alumni in 101 countries and territories. Ranked world's Number "1" in international orientation (by UMultirank), AIT works with nearly 200 partners all over the …read more …
India • New Delhi
CAYA Constructs was set up in 2015 to deliver social and sustainable innovations to contribute towards SDGs. In sanitation, CAYA uses precast reinforced cement concrete technology (RCC) to factory-manufacture household toilets, community toilets, and on-site sanitation units at large scale. CAYA is also providing daily cleaning and maintenance by well-trained Swachhta Sainiks and conducting …read more …
Sweden • Gothenburg
Inclusive Business Sweden (IBS) is a not-for-profit centre whose mission is to enable business to meet global development needs. We engage and support organisations in developing sustainable, innovative and inclusive business models with the so-called base of the pyramid BoP - the 4.5 billion people who live on less than 8 dollars a day. Since 2013, we have been working towards our goals by …read more …
Cambodia • Phnom Penh
WaterSHED uses a systems-approach to build the rural market for water, sanitation, and hygiene products and services across Southeast Asia. Based in Cambodia, WaterSHED uses in-depth research to identify strategic opportunities and gaps in the wider system, and then works to strengthen the capacity and relationships between key actors to create a more dynamic and resilient market.
By engaging …
United States • Seattle
Splash is a global nonprofit organization that is bringing safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) programs to over 400,000 children living in urban poverty across Asia and Africa every day. Our vision is clean water, clean hands and clean toilets for all children, no matter where they are born. With projects across eight countries (Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, Ethiopia, India, Nepal, Vietnam …read more …
United States • West Hollywood
GiveLove is a skills training organization working to promote compost sanitation and container-based sanitation approaches in high-need and water scarce areas. We work in collaboration with NGOs, governments, schools, and community-based …read more …
Uganda • Kampala
WoMena is an NGO working with the implementation of innovative reproductive health solutions (e.g. menstrual cup, reusable pads) in developing contexts, currently focusing on menstrual health. WoMena consists of Public Health, Development, Medical, Communication & Sociology professionals with expertise in reproductive health. African women is one of the key groups that we focus on, while …read more …
France • Asnieres-sur-Seine
Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-profit, international NGO. PUI\'s mission is to provide a rapid global response to the basic needs of populations affected by humanitarian crises such as natural disasters, economic crises and conflicts. PUI is committed to helping victims regain independence and dignity. PUI\'s projects are being carried out in 21 countries by 2,650 native workers, …read more …
Bangladesh • Dhaka
Human Resources Development (HRD) to support water Supply and Sanitation (WSS) sector activities in the country is an important element in the arena of development from national perspective. Primarily through an approach of skill transfer from all dimensions, with social, technical, financial, institutional front, etc. the International Training Network (ITN) Centre started its journey to attain …read more …
United States • Raleigh
North Carolina State University's Global Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) faculty cluster led by Dr. Francis de los Reyes from the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering includes researchers from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the College of Natural Resources. The goal of the Global WaSH cluster is to …read more …
United States • Kansas City
For more than 25 years, Water.org has made it our mission to bring water and sanitation to the world. Founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, we pioneer market-driven financial solutions to the global water crisis. Water.org works to facilitate universal access to water and sanitation through access to affordable financing, and it tackles this approach through multiple layers. At the grassroots …read more …
India • Bhubaneswar
Gram Vikas, which literally translates to "Village Development", has been working for the well-being of tribal and marginalized communities in inaccessible rural areas for over a period of 35 years. Gram Vikas strives to promote sustainable, socially inclusive and gender equitable practices amongst these communities, thus enabling them to take control over their lives and reach a heightened sense …read more …
United States • Durham
The Triangle Environmental Health Initiative (Tri-EHI) was founded in 2016 with a mission to provide water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) based solutions to better the lives of the 2.4 billion people without access to proper sanitation. Tri-EHI will work to accomplish this mission through promoting collaboration, continued research, and the development of creative WASH solutions, focused in the …read more …
South Sudan • JUBA
Agency for Research and Development Initiative is a National Non-Governmental, non-profit charity Organization registered under the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs Republic of South Sudan with head Office in Juba and Liaison Offices in Uganda (Kampala & Adjumani).
ARDI stands up for united community and create a sense of positive thinking towards prosperity for all community members regard …
United States • Bellingham
Days for Girls turns periods into pathways. We’re increasing access to menstrual care and education by developing global partnerships, seeding social enterprises, mobilizing volunteers, and innovating sustainable solutions that shatter stigmas and limitations for women and girls. Together, we're advancing gender equity and building a world with dignity, health, and opportunity for all.
Germany • Hamburg
APPLICATIO is an independent, international consulting company focused on assisting people, organizations and companies as well networks and regions worldwide in their sustainable development. APPLICATIO stands for demand-driven, socially responsible and environmentally conscious "Capacity Development" with special experience and focus in developing and transition countries.
To cover this …
Ghana • Kumasi
Our Vision: Engaging people, technology and resources for sustainable development
We undertake environmental sustainability based programs/projects/research in the area of health, sanitation, conservation, forestry and natural resource management e.t.c through the implementation and application of spatial analytical technologies and sustainable development strategies. We are also motivated to …
India • JAIPUR
Sindhi Adhikar Manch Association registered as an NGO in 2012 . Our organisation and its work has been recognized by Social & Economic Council of the United Nations, New York, USA. We received a Special Consultative Status in 2016 from United Nations.
Our Goals are:
1. Clean Nation & Sustainable Sanitation
2. Advocacy with Government of India
3. Women Empowerment
4. Protection of …
Costa Rica • San José
ACEPESA is a non-governmental organisation in the area of Costa Rica and Central America. The organisation contributes to innovative technical products and high quality as well as to the articulation of public and private efforts in managing the development and …read more …
Germany • Kirchberg/Jagst
The work of the IBBK covers regional, national and international activities. The Centre of Competence is setting up an additional impulse beyond the traditional lobby work and is striving to cover the growing demand for independent, neutral dissemination of information in the field of biogas, bioenergy and ecological sanitation. The main emphasis is in educational (transfer of knowledge in form …read more …
Bangladesh • Dhaka-1206
Bangladesh Association for Social Advancement (BASA) is a non-government, non-profit and non-political organization established in 1991 to serve the socio-economically depressed communities in Bangladesh. BASA works in the fields of sustainable development, poverty alleviation and empowerment of the poor (particularly women) through the provision of micro-finance services supported by a wide …read more …
Mozambique • Maputo
The ASKNet Goal: To enhance the ability of academics and professionals across the disciplines to contribute to the mainstreaming and up-scaling of sustainable sanitation in Africa, to the benefit of livelihoods, health, and the …read more …
Japan • Kobe
The Global Development Research Center is an independent nonprofit think tank that carries out initiatives in education, research and practice, in the spheres of environment, urban, community and information, and at scales that are effective.
GDRC aims to bring together disparate knowledge resources on a three pronged approach: Research and development at the global level, Education and Training …
United States • Whittier
The International Code Council (ICC) is a membership association dedicated to building safety and fire prevention. ICC develops the codes and standards used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes and schools.
The International Codes, or I-Codes, published by ICC, provide minimum safeguards for people at home, at school and in the workplace. The I-Codes are a complete …
Austria • Gleisdorf
The AEE – Institute for Sustainable Technologies (AEE INTEC) is active in the development of scientific and technical basics for solar thermal applications, with the development of efficient energy supply systems for buildings as well as the development of sustainable technologies for water supply and sewage disposal.
The pillars of these topics are the work on prototype development and the …
Netherlands • Amsterdam
Akvo helps donors and doers reach out to fund many thousands of new water and sanitation projects.
Money flows quickly because donors choose what to fund and follow progress online. People can use these storylines to build exciting new campaigns and networks.
Akvo's partners lead the world in sharing updates using Akvo tools. Better feedback means happy donors, and dialogue between field …
Germany • Freiburg
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Denmark • Charlottenlund
Backlund is working out sustainable sanitary solutions (Ecological Sanitation), systems for production and usage of biomass energy and other selected environmentally friendly products.
BACKLUND is a knowledge producing company and has from the start in 1986 worked with cleaner technology and handling of different streams of …
Cameroon • Yaounde
Better World Foundation is a registered non profit, non governmental and non political organization in Cameroon.
It is a humanitarian aid development charitable organization that focuses on emergency relief services, economic development and civil society initiatives to unleash the potential of people who can win against impossible odds, to alleviate poverty, suffering and oppression by helping …
Germany • Hannover
The Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources is the central geoscientific authority providing advice to the German Federal Government in all geo-relevant questions. It is subordinate to the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology …read more …
Norway • Aas
Bioforsk conducts applied and specifically targeted research linked to multifunctional agriculture and rural development, plant sciences, environmental protection and natural resource …read more …
Germany • Weimar
With faculties and areas of study such as Architecture, Art and Design, Civil Engineering and Media, the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar has a distinctive identity.
The Bauhaus-Universität Weimar has become well-known for its wide range of teaching and research activities based on civil engineering and architecture-oriented disciplines. Today the University offers an extensive spectrum of …
Bosnia and Herzegovina • Tuzla
UG EKOPOT is a non-governmental, non-profit and non-partisan organization registered as association for development, advancement and promotion of ecological agriculture, tourism and environment protection. UG EKOPOT was established in July 2001 and operates regionally in the Western …read more …
Germany • Bremen
BORDA e.V. (Bremen Overseas Research & Development Association) is a German non-governmental organisation, headquartered in Bremen with a network of local partner organisations in more than 20 countries worldwide.
Since founded in 1977, BORDA is active in the fields of poverty alleviation, sustainable protection of natural resources and the develops, implements and disseminates decentralised …
Mali • Faso Kanou Bamako
BOATA est un bureau d’étude malien spécialisés dans les domaines des études de faisabilité technique, d’appui organisationnel et institutionnel et de la formation qui intervient dans le secteur de l’eau, assainissement et environnement. BOATA a exécuté une multitude de projets et d’études pour le compte de la GIZ, la Banque Mondiale, l’Union Européenne et d’autres bailleurs …read more …
South Africa • Rietfontein, Pretoria
Cap-Net is an international network for capacity building in IWRM. It is made up of a partnership of autonomous international, regional and national institutions and networks committed to capacity building in the water …read more …
Philippines • East Kamias, Quezon City
CAPS is a non-stock, non-profit research and development foundation. CAPS is engaged in innovative urban environmental management researches and projects most especially in the field integrated sustainable waste management (ISWM) and sustainable sanitation in relation to poverty …read more …
Cambodia • Phnom Penh
The Center for Development (CfD) is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit making organization founded in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The founders, a group of Cambodian development workers, were concerned about the low levels of poor community participation in gaining access to water and sanitation. CfD sought to lessen the negative impact of poor water and sanitation on people’s health and …read more …
Malawi • Lilongwe
The Centre for Community Organisation and Development (CCODE) is a Malawian non profit organization which was founded in 2003. CCODE was established mainly to enhance the quality of livelihood of the poor in Malawi by empowering them to change their lives. Among other things the organisation provides loan fund for the construction of low cost houses, train community groups in various skills, and …read more …
India • Salt Lake City, Kolkata
CEMPD started its career in 2002 as an independent, non-profit, public interest organization focused on community-centric participatory environmental management.
It aspires to actively associate itself with the management of real-life local environmental issues and problems, and to contribute effectively to relevant contemporary researches in the fields of regional/local environmental management …
Burkina Faso • Ouagadougou
Water and Sanitation for Africa (WSA), formerly known as CREPA is the French name of the Organisation Eau et Assainissement pour l’Afrique (EAA). WSA/EAA is a Pan-African Intergovernmental Agency devoted to increasing accelerated access to water and sanitation for vulnerable populations in Africa with a vision of: ‘Water and Sanitation for all, forever in a prosperous Africa”. WSA/EAA is …read more …
Mexico • Akumal
CEA has been working for 11 years to conserve the reef in front of Akumal, Mexico. Their mission is to monitor the impact of development on the regional ecosystem and culture; to report findings and their significance to the public through education and through education, to influence public …read more …
China • Beijing
The ultimate ambition of the Centre of Sustainable Environmental Sanitation (CSES) is to influence Chinese policy to promote and guide sustainable sanitation development throughout Asia, and to assist in social marketing. The overall aim is that China would act as a catalyst for sustainable sanitation development within the region.
The centre is part of University of Science and Technology …
Austria • Vienna
The EcoSan Club is a non profit association founded in 2002.
The underlying aim is the realisation of ecological concepts to close material cycles in settlements. In addition to the main activities of the association - promotion of EcoSan principles, international networking, provision of information - the number of planning and consultancy projects was …
Bangladesh • Bagerhat
Voice of South Bangladesh is a non-government, non-political and voluntary organization. The organisation is working in a climate change affected area of Bangladesh.
Immediate after cyclone Sidr in 2007 and Aila in 2009 the website of Voice of South Bangladesh (VoSB) published news on sanitation vulnerabilities due to the above-mentioned disasters in Bangladesh as knowledge sharing …
Ecuador • Satteldorf, Germany
ECOSANLAC maintains and promotes contact between individuals, organisations, institutions and companies involved in sustainable environmental sanitation and ecological sanitation.
ECOSANLAC promotes country-level contact between Latin America and the Caribbean and between them and the rest of the …
Switzerland • Cully
Ecopsis is a consulting firm specialising in wastewater management.
Their areas of intervention cover in particular decentralised sanitation: on-site domestic wastewater treatment and pretreatment of industrial wastewater. Ecopsis offers its services at both national and international …
India • Pune
ESF is a section 25 non-profit company established in 2006, with the support of gtz.
It provides ecological sanitation services to municipalities & state governments, NGOs, companies & developers and private individuals.
ESF offers full ecosan project packages including
consulting, feasibility studies, project financing, technical designing & project planning, project implementation, Operation …
Italy • Rome
The Water Development and Management Unit (NRLW) of FAO is engaged in a programmatic approach to agricultural water management addressing water use efficiency and productivity, and best practices for water use and conservation, throughout the continuum from water sources to final …read more …
Ethiopia • Addis Ababa
The federal ministry of health is undertaking many efforts in the areas of latrine coverage and utilisation in collaboration with its partners. These efforts include construction of latrines throughout the country using Health Extension workers as front-line actors/agents, advocacy on essence of having latrine and utilisation to break transmission of diseases (communicable), providing training …read more …
France • Paris
The Fondation Ensemble is a private foundation
recognized by the state as serving the public interest.
Water and sanitation, sustainable development,
animal biodiversity, these three areas of activity rerflect the
founders' wish to fight poverty issues, whilst
working towards long-term environmental …
Sri Lanka • Katugastota
Founded in 1995 as a not-for-profit organization, COSI (Community Self Improvement) attempts to solve water, environmental sanitation and hygiene (WESH) problems across Sri Lanka. At COSI it is believed that “universal access to potable water and basic sanitation” is fundamental and …read more …
Netherlands • AC Dieren
GWA is an open international network of more than 2200 members - including 680 organisations - from over 125 countries (July 2013). Members are active in water and environment, and have different levels of expertise but are all interested in linking the social with the technical aspects, taking into account the diversity of people and the specific knowledge, interests and tasks of women …read more …
Germany • Frankfurt am Main
KfW Bankengruppe gives impetus to economic, social and ecological development worldwide. As a promotional bank under the ownership of the Federal Republic and the Länder (federal states), it offers support to encourage sustainable improvement in economic, social, ecological living and business …read more …
Japan • Tokyo
Japan Water Forum (JWF) is an international nonprofit organization.
Our vision is of a world where everyone enjoys the lasting benefits and values of safe water.
We promote an understanding of the fundamental impact of water on everyone's lives leading to decisive action to address the water issues on the planet.
During the past five years since the creation of the JWF Fund, it has supported …
Finland • Tampere
The Global Dry Toilet Association of Finland is a registered Finnish association founded in 2002 to promote the use of dry toilets. Their mission is to introduce functioning dry toilets together with controlled management of toilet waste and to make people aware of the benefits of dry …read more …
Germany • Hamburg
The Institute of Wastewater Management and Water is a research institute of the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH).
The main fields of research of this institute are the development and optimisation of techniques and procedures for the treatment of municipal and industrial wastewater. Specific projects in this area are the development of concepts including sewage concepts with …
India • Mumbai
The Indian Water Works Association (IWWA) is a voluntary body of professionals concerned and connected with water supply for municipal, industrial, agricultural uses and treatment and disposal of wastewater. IWWA focuses basically on the entire "Water Cycle" encompassing the environmental, social, institutional and financing …read more …
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