Category Archives: SKAT Foundation

Webinar: From Technologies to Lasting Services – Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Sustainability

On January 21st, Engineering for Change will host a webinar about the tools developed by the WASHTech consortium. Time: 11:00 a.m. New York, EST (convert to your time) Presenters: André Olschewski, Water, Environmental Management and Spatial Planning Specialist, Skat Foundation; Benedict Tuffuor, … Continue reading

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WashTech side event at UNC Water & Health conference 2013

Over 750 million and 1 billion people lack access to improved water sources and adequate sanitation, respectively. There have been numerous efforts to reduce this number by scaling up WaSH technologies; however, these scale-up approaches have not always been successful. … Continue reading

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1st WASHTech webinar attracts 25 participants and lots of questions

How were community members engaged in the piloting of the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) for the rope pump in Ghana? This was one of the questions asked during the Webinar “Investing in effective technologies with the Technology Applicability Framework”, which … Continue reading

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WASHTech at the IRC symposium in Addis Ababa

With two presentations and a pre-launch side event, WASHTech was well represented at the IRC Monitoring Sustainable WASH Service Delivery symposium. The symposium and side events took place from 9-12 April 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Introducing the TAF André … Continue reading

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Leaflet available on the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) and the Technology Introduction Process (TIP) Guide

 The SKAT Foundation has produced a four-page leaflet explaining the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF)* and Technology Introduction Process (TIP) Guide, which the WASHTech project is developing. The TAF has being tested together with sector stakeholders in Burkina Faso, Ghana, and Uganda, while the TIP is undergoing a validation … Continue reading

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WASHTech according to…. [video]

Learn more about WASHTech from this video introducing the WASHTech partners

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Review of frameworks for technology assessment

A WASHTech literature review of existing frameworks for technology assessment reveals that there is a gap for a WASH technology assessment tool and a WASH technology uptake tool. The authors of the review, which supports the development of WASHTech’s Technology … Continue reading

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