Webinar: Experiences on Behaviour Change

24th May 2017 | 4-5.15 p.m. CEST

Massive resources are invested in water and sanitation facilities to ensure access to water and sanitation for all. Yet, efforts to date are not sufficient to provide people with facilities. And: facilities are useless if not used properly. WASH infrastructure and WASH products must be linked up with behavior change interventions around hand washing, latrine use and maintenance, water treatment and storage etc…

In this webinar Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation will introduce the adapted RANAS Behavior Change Approach of EAWAG and their experiences made in Mali and Mozambique. For a summary of the key learnings you may also want to read this blog.

Join the interactive session for experiences sharing HERE.


cewas Start-Up Program

Course: 9 August 2017 – 15 September 2017 | Application deadline: 18 June 2017

You or your co-workers have got a great business idea in sanitation, water or resources management? Then this Start-Up Programme from cewas is just what you need!

The cewas Start-up Programme aims to support young dedicated graduates to develop their convincing ideas for a sustainable development of the water sector. cewas is a Swiss-based non-profit competence centre combining expertise in sustainable water, sanitation and resource management with innovation in business development.

The cewas Start-up Programme offers future entrepreneurs a unique one-year training and coaching opportunity to put their sustainable business idea into practice. The programme contains 4 modules and will be held from 9 August 2017 to 15 September 2017 in Switzerland and Sweden. It further includes 10-months remote coaching by renowned international experts. Modules may also be attended individually.

  • Module 1: Get inspired and develop your business idea,
  • Module 2: Define your winning business model,
  • Module 3: Test your business idea with real customers,
  • Module 4: Prepare for launch: from marketing to finances and operations.

For more information on this year’s edition of the Start-up Programme, click HERE. Application deadline: 18 June 2017. Applications can directly be sent to Jonas Schmid via Email.