Our Expertise

Access to a wide spectrum of skills allows Skat to provide a holistic, integrated service. We offer proven expertise in the following disciplines.

Water Management: Water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)

We are committed to SDG6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all and the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation. Skat is a global leader in the WASH sector, particularly in rural and small town water supply and environmental sanitation.

Building, reconstruction, and settlements

Skat’s efforts in sustainable building practice, architecture, construction and settlement development focus on proven products and solutions for cost efficient housing and social infrastructure (schools, social centres and health facilities).

Energy and climate

Skat links climate protection, renewable energies, community empowerment and poverty reduction through holistic approaches, which facilitate equal access to environmentally sound energy technologies, called for in SDG7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

Cross-cutting area of expertise


Skat provides technical, managerial and administrative support to community groups, non-governmental organisations, and local government institutions in the area of decentralization and good governance. Skat facilitates advocacy and policy dialogue between government and civil society and promotes the combination of sound technical know-how with social competence.