Join a dynamic and growing team of water and sanitation experts.
Our dynamic young team is growing as we respond to increasing demand from a wide and varied range of clients and challenging assignments around the world in the water and sanitation sector. The impact of Covid-19 has only highlighted further the critical importance of safe and accessible water and sanitation services for all. Working mainly in developing countries, our goal and passion are centred around addressing water and sanitation needs in the long-term, taking into account the needs of the vulnerable, the impact of climate change and the need for ecosystem protection. To achieve this, we need to offer innovative, smart and realistic solutions for the most pressing sector challenges, from the reform of institutions to unlocking new financing streams.
Are you passionate about WASH and International Development? Able to work in French and English? A recent graduate with between one- and three-years’ experience, with the right to work in the UK?
If the answer to these questions is yes, we would like to hear from you about a new opening position as a junior consultant with Aguaconsult!
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic – and the increased importance of good hygienic practices – highlights the critical importance of safe WASH services and the WASH systems that support them. The Sustainable Services Initiative (SSI) – an undertaking of Welthungerhilfe, in partnership with Aguaconsult, the German Toilet Organization (GTO) and Viva con Agua – has recently published Tools for Practitioners to strengthen WASH systems (or simply the SSI-Toolbox).
Although children and adolescents rarely fall seriously ill with COVID-19, they are nevertheless extremely affected by the pandemic. Instead of playing outside, going to school, doing sports and meeting friends, they are now locked up with their parents all day, often in very confined spaces. In addition, they are worried about their family, their friends and themselves. Together, Welthungerhilfe and WASH United want to ensure that children and adolescents understand why their normal lives are being so drastically restricted and what they can do to protect themselves, their family and their friends from Corona. To this end, we have worked closely with an expert from the Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin to develop a comic strip that can be used around the world to educate children and adolescents between the ages of 10 and 14 about Corona.
A lot has happened since our last newsletter in 2017 and we continue to work on a range of interesting projects and with committed and equally engaging clients. From research into policy influencing, strategic support to leading global NGOs, in-depth field research into sanitation financing and micro-financing mechanisms and the design of innovative faecal sludge management (FSM) approaches, our portfolio continues to grow, both in scale and in diversity. Please read on for more information on our work and areas of expertise and explore the rest of our website.