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The 31st SuSanA meeting - the second time online - took place from August 16th to August 20th 2021. It was organised by the SuSana Secretariat with support and contributions from SuSanA Partners, Members, Working Groups and Regional Chapters.

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The same, more and better or something radically different?

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Recently added projects

2020 - 2023
Initiative for Sanitation Workers (a global advocacy partnership between ILO, SNV, WHO, World Bank and WaterAid)
Global advocacy for the health, safety and dignity of sanitation workers

2018 -
The Center for Water Security and Cooperation
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2018 - 2021
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Mass Media Campaign - GIZ ProSecEau sector programme for water and sanitation in Burundi

 

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Building Foundation For Develoment
Yemen 

BFD WASH Projects have focused on vulnerable communities in rural and urban areas, including IDPs and cholera response. Activities have included, but not limited to, rehabilitation and support to operation of water pumping systems, maintenance and rehabilitation of sanitation systems, as solid waste management, environmental cleaning campaigns and Awareness campaigns on community level and HH level alongside distribution of key WASH NFI.


WOMEN CONCERN
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the 

WOCO is a Congolese (DRC) NGO aimed at bringing rural woman/girl to discover her potentialities and to accompany her to exploit them for an inclusive development. At WOCO we believe that ?No health, survival, growth or development without drinking water, without sanitation and without hygiene; however, for a large part of the poorest people on the planet, these basic necessities remain a luxury? Access to improved WASH services is precarious in the DRC. Only 52% of the DRC's population has access to improved water sources and less than 29% of them have access to improved sanitation. Women and Girls being the most affected due to their social position with heavy consequences to the whole community such as being the one of the countries most affected by cholera, the largest endemic focus in the world, especially the provinces of South Kivu, North Kivu and Katanga. As a solution, we provide bio-sand filters and other hygienic materials to health facilities, households, schools to promote access to safe and potable water and organize awareness campaigns on hygiene and sanitation.

Toilets for All, Geneva, Switzerland
Switzerland 

Toilets for All is a Swiss foundation which contributes to closing the huge gap in access to clean and dignified toilets for the world’s population (SDG 6.2), leaving no one behind. We aim to achieve this goal through different collaborative actions, acting as an enabler for both entrepreneurs and funders, but also legislative organisations, select communities and government bodies, and focusing on the emergent sector of circular off-grid in-home sanitation (COGIHS) and related hygiene efforts. We believe that is where the highest impact can be made, with the greatest knock-on effect on other SDGs.

 

New publications

Centre for Science and Environment (2021)
SFD Lite Report Nanded India


 

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31st SuSanA Meeting

The 31st SuSanA meeting - the second time online - will take place from August 16th to August 20th 2021. It is organised by the SuSana Secretariat with support and contributions from SuSanA Partners, Members, Working Groups and Regional Chapters. 

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