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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.
The PROECCO Programme (Promoting Climate Responsive Building Material Production and Off-farm Employment in the Great Lakes Region
Burundi | Building and Settlement
In the project area locally promoted technologies for energy efficient building material production are not economically viable solutions for mass scale dissemination. Successful technologies and production methods from Africa, Asia and/or Latin America are being transferred to the Great Lakes Region.
Moldova | Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) are cooperating with the Government of Moldova to support the population in rural areas and small towns in Moldova.
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