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Strengthening UNICEF and Partner Capacity to Raise Professionalism of Drilling and Drilling Management
Angola | Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Increasing the knowledge and understanding of UNICEF staff and project partners on how to support professional water well drilling.
Support of the „Hydro Empowerment Network HPNET“, a practitioners‘ network for micro and mini hydropower in South and Southeast Asia
Global | Energy and Climate
HPNET is a young dynamically growing network, initiated with funds from Wuppertal Institute. The original structure, objectives and methods of the network had to be adapted to accommodate the needs of the meanwhile 60 members in more than 10 countries.
Colombia | Energy and Climate
The main objective of the SolarChill project is to help deliver vaccines and to cool and store food and beverages in rural areas without grid power. SolarChill does not use any fluorocarbons in its cooling system or in the insulation and hence is climate friendly.
Global | Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
The Rural Water Supply Network is a network with global outreach among almost 10,000 practitioners in the water sector. Within this network, Skat was responsible for the set-up and development of one of the Themes: Self-supply.
Backstopping for the “Ghana Electricity Sector Support Project” within the framework of the 3rd phase of the Ghana Energy Development and Access Program (GEDAP III)
Ghana | Energy and Climate
SECO has committed to the 3rd phase of GEDAP a USD 21 million grant covering the period 2015-2019. The Project aims at improving the operations and financial situation of the utilities (ECG, NEDCo) through A) institutional strengthening measures, B) increasing access to electricity via capital investments in electricity distribution infrastructure, and C) supporting the RE sector and promoting EE measures.
Laos | Building and Settlement
The development goal is to build up the NAFC, as a centre of excellence, acknowledged by public and private partners in sustainable upland farming systems in the northern provinces of Laos. The project objective is: the NAFC offers an attractive study and working environment for students and teachers (taking into account gender and ethnic groups).
Tanzania | Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Since 2012, Skat collaborates with SHIPO (Southern Highlands Participatory Organization) in the development of its support services for local artisans and drillers. The holistic programme includes training of the local micro and small enterprises in technical but also in financial and marketing aspects,
Zimbabwe | Enviromental Management and IWRM
AfricaAHEAD implements an integral project to support communities in Zimbabwe through Community Health Clubs (CHC), which are run by volunteers.
Nepal | Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Skat provides strategic, technical and methodological advice to Solaqua Foundation in regard to its institutional strategy and portfolio development, evaluation and monitoring of field projects, implementation methodologies, indicators, etc.
Nepal | Building and Settlement
A destructive earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck Nepal on 25 April 2015. Caritas Switzerland is rehabilitating 34 schools in 6 VDCs in Sindhupalchok district, Nepal, to provide students and teachers with earthquake-safe and child- and teacher-friendly learning environments.
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