Sanitation Training Program for German NGOs (2012)

The German Toilet Organization (GTO), in collaboration with the ecosan program of the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ), has developed a training program for German NGOs. The GTO has been inundated with requests from right across the NGO spectrum asking for assistance in understanding the field of sanitation, and in response GIZ and GTO have started a series of training sessions in late 2010.

The main-goals of the two-day training sessions are to discuss how specific technological solutions and sociological approaches can be applied, as well as giving an insight into the particular problems that may serve to hinder successful project implementation. The first training took place on 23 to 24 October 2010 at the GIZ headquarters in Eschborn. Since then two to three workshops are held every year. In addition, the GTO developed an advanced training course for those who have already participated in the seminar.

In autumn 2012 the GTO will offer new training courses on Emergency Sanitation and Hygiene promotion.

Upcoming workshop dates:

27./28. 10. 2012 – Workshop sanitatation - Leipzig
24./25. 11. 2012 – Workshop sanitation advanced – Berlin
08./09. 12. 2012 – Workshop Hygiene promotion - Berlin

Previous Trainings:

23./24. October 2010 - Eschborn
27./28. November 2010 - Berlin
16./17. July 2011 - Bonn
29./30. October 2011 - Berlin
11./12  February 2012 - Iffeldorf bei München
03./04. March 2012 - Berlin (Advanced)
04./05. August 2012 - Hamburg

Current seminars are funded by BMZ, BONA Stiftung, Norddeutsche Stiftung für Umwelt und Entwicklung and Landesstelle für Entwicklungzusammenarbeit Berlin.

These seminars are held in German language. A German description of the seminar content and all the presentations (in German) are provided below. If you are interested in participating in one of the workshops please contact:

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In German:

Zusammen mit der Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ ecosan) hat die German Toilet Organization (GTO) ein Fortbildungsprogramm für deutsche NROs entwickelt.Viele Anfragen aus dem breiten Spektrum von deutschen NROs, die in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit tätig sind, haben uns den Bedarf an Fortbildungsangeboten im Bereich nachhaltiger Sanitärversorgung immer wieder vor Augen geführt.

Die zweitägigen Seminare geben zunächst einen Einblick in die Notwenigkeit von Sanitärversorgung, stellen die Verknüpfung zu anderen entwicklungspolitischen Themen her und führen in die wichtigsten Nachhaltigkeitskriterien von Sanitärprojekten einr. Weiterhin wird Einblick in die verfügbaren Technologien sowie ihre spezifischen technologischen und soziologischen Anwendungserfordernisse, als auch in die Besonderheiten und typischen Probleme der Projektplanung und -implementierung gegeben.

Die GTO bietet jährlich zwei bis drei Grundlagenseminare sowie ein bis zwei vertiefende Aufbauseminare an. Ab Oktober 2012 bietet die GTO ergänzend dazu Seminare zu Nothilfesanitärversorgung sowie Hygieneaufklärungsmaßnahmen an.

Aktuelle Seminartermine:

27./28. 10. 2012 – Grundlagenseminar Sanitärversorgung - Leipzig
24./25. 11. 2012 – Aufbauseminar Sanitärversorgung – Berlin
08./09. 12. 2012 – Seminar zu Hygieneaufklärungsmaßnahmen - Berlin

Bisherige Termine:

23./24. Oktober 2010 – Eschborn
27./28. November 2010 – Berlin
16./17. Juli 2011 – Bonn
29./30. Oktober2011 – Berlin
11./12  Februar 2012 – Iffeldorf bei München
03./04. März - Berlin (Aufbauseminar)
04./05. August 2012 - Hamburg

Aktuell werden die Seminare aus Mitteln des BMZ, der Bona Stiftung, der Norddeutschen Stiftung für Umwelt und Entwicklung (Seminare in Hamburg) und der Landesstelle für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit Berlin (Seminare in Berlin) finanziert.

Interessierte, die gerne an zukünftigen Seminaren teilnehmen möchten, wenden Sie sich bitte direkt an die GTO.

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Current Training Material

GTO Vorstellung
Thilo Panzerbieter, Robert Gensch, Johannes Rück

Einleitung Sanitärversorgung
Thilo Panzerbieter, Robert Gensch, Johannes Rück

Nachaltigkeit, Patizipation, CLTS
Thilo Panzerbieter, Robert Gensch, Johannes Rück

Thilo Panzerbieter, Robert Gensch, Johannes Rück

Technische Systeme
Thilo Panzerbieter, Robert Gensch, Johannes Rück

Rahul Ingle (GIZ)

Further Training Material

SuSanA Vernetzung
Cecília C. Rodrigues, Robert Gensch

Menschen mit Behinderungen
GIZ - Sektorvorhaben Menschen mit Behinderungen

Projektarbeit auf den Philippinen
Robert Gensch (Sustainable Sanitation Center, Xavier University)

Projektbeispile der Ingenieure ohne Grenzen
Moritz Scharnke

Further Documents

Ankündigungen und Anmeldeformular


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