The secretariat of the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance is located at:
c/o Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale
Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
65760 Eschborn

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Registered offices

Bonn and Eschborn, Germany

Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36 + 40
53113 Bonn, Germany
Phone: +49 228 44 60-0
Fax: +49 228 44 60-17 66

Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
65760 Eschborn
Phone: +49 61 96 79-0
Fax: +49 61 96 79-11 15

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Registered at
Local court (Amtsgericht) Bonn, Germany: HRB 18384
Local court (Amtsgericht) Frankfurt am Main, Germany: HRB 12394

VAT no.
DE 113891176

Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Martin Jäger, State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Management Board
Tanja Gönner (Spokesperson of the Management Board)
Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven (Member of the Management Board)
Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel (Member of the Management Board)

Content of the website
Arne Panesar
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Website management

Daphne Manolakos & Shobana Srinivasan
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Picture credits startpage


1. 23rd SuSanA meeting, Chennai - SusanA secretariat (2017)
2. Kids line up for the school opening session tabour, Irbid - GIZ Jordan (2000)
3. My school loo, Philippines - Meiyoshi Acabal Masgon (2011)
4. Working Group meeting in Stockholm - SuSanA secretariat 
5. Slum in Dhaka - Jacob Hasle Nielsen (2010)
6. Drain in Kalibari community, Bangladesh - Ashley Wheaton (2009)

Other pictures:

1. SuSanA 10th anniversary in Eschborn - SuSanA secretariat (2017)
2. Biogas plant under construction, Afghanistan - N. Khawaja (2010)
3. Group handwashing in a school - GIZ Philippines (2015)
4. Poo cakes  on the 10th anniversary, Eschborn - SuSanA secretariat (2017)

Picture credits Indian Chapter
Flowers@home - Swaminathan -
Fort Flower - Dennis Jarvis -
Jackson Sibu, 10, washes his plate, St Josephs School, Chinnavilai village, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India – WaterAid -

Picture credits WANA Chapter

WANA database page - ©BORDA WesCA/ Georg Schaumberger
WANA News page - Azraq, Jordan ©BORDA WesCA/ Georg Schaumberger

Technical realisation
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