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Xylem is a leading water technology company committed to "solving water" by creating innovative and smart technology solutions to meet the world's water, wastewater and energy needs.


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SuSanA is an informal network of people and organisations who share a common vision on sustainable sanitation and who want to contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG6.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

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The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (formally known as Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH is a federally owned organisation. It works worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. Their mandate is to support the German Government in achieving its development objectives. It provides viable, forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological, and social development in a globalised world.


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UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child.

UNICEF works with the United Nations and its agencies to make sure that children are on the global agenda. UNICEF strikes a balance between thorough research and practical solutions for children.

Despite remarkable challenges around the world, UNICEF staffers fight for the rights of every child seeking safe shelter, nutrition, protection from disaster and conflicts, and equality.


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WaterAid is an international not-for-profit, determined to make clean water, decent toilets, and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation.

Save the Children

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Save the Children is an international NGO that was founded in 1919 by Eglantyne Jebb as the first global movement for children, declaring that children have rights. The UN convention on the Rights of the Child, based on our founder’s declaration, is a universally accepted human rights treaty. Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Its mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children works in over 100 countries, and in 2020 alone reached more than 197 million children. Its priority is to work in the hardest to reach places, where children are most vulnerable and marginalized and unable to achieve their basic rights to education, health and protection.

Emory University Rollins School of Public Health

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For more than 30 years, Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health has served as a leader in public health education, innovative research, and global collaborations. Ranked No. 4 by U.S. News & World Report, faculty and students regularly partner with organizations within Atlanta and around the world to promote health and prevent disease locally, nationally, and globally. Students gain real-world experience working alongside award-winning faculty and in collaboration with leading public health organizations through applied practice experiences, the Global Field Experience program, and Rollins Earn and Learn. Students can earn a master’s degree, doctoral degree, dual degree or certificate at Rollins through six academic departments: Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences; Biostatistics and Bioinformatics; the Gangarosa  Department of Environmental Health; Epidemiology; Health Policy and Management; and the Hubert Department of Global Health. The school also has an Executive MPH Program for working professionals which is delivered in an on-campus/online hybrid format.

Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

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The Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (CGSW) focuses on increasing access to safe drinking water, adequate sanitation, and appropriate hygiene as part of a global strategy to break the cycle of poverty and disease in developing countries.

Housed in Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH), the CGSW combines academic strength with a commitment to evidence-based action, advocacy, and policy development.


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CAWST is a non-profit turning water knowledge into common knowledge. Through training workshops, an extensive online library of open content resources and consulting support, CAWST helps organizations worldwide provide affordable technologies and appropriate education programs that are right for their communities.

Viva con Agua

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Viva con Agua de Sankt e.V. is a non-profit organization committed to ensuring that all people worldwide have access to clean drinking water. VcA supports water projects and events at home and abroad based on the motto WATER FOR ALL – ALL FOR WATER via positive storytelling with lots of joy.

VcAs’ playing fields are MUSIC, SPORTS, and ART to reach many people, to activate them for civic engagement and to generate funds. VcA keeps the flag flying at festivals and concerts, hold lectures at schools and universities, work with companies and activate with a lot of fun.

VcA create awareness for the global issue of WASH and generate funds for more and more project countries. VcA core project countries are South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, and Nepal.

Stockholm International Water Institute

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The Stockholm International Water Institute, SIWI is a not-for-profit institute with a wide range of expertise in water governance – from sanitation and water resources management to water diplomacy. We create knowledge, develop capacity, and offer policy advice to countries, communities, and companies. SIWI works globally to change how water is understood, valued, and managed. As advocates and advisors, we show how improved water governance is key to a fairer, more prosperous, and resilient future.

SIWI has a department dedicated to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), including WASH in schools as one of its areas of expertise. SIWI also organizes the world’s leading water conference, World Water Week, and awards the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize. We also empower young people to solve water issues through the international competition Stockholm Junior Water Prize.

WASH United

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WASH United works to build a world in which all people benefit from safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), including menstrual hygiene. A unique crossbreed between an NGO and a creative agency, WASH United focuses on the challenges in advocacy and education where they aim at making a difference through their combination of WASH sector expertise and creative talent.


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Splash is at the forefront of a growing movement to ensure that children in urban poverty have the resources they need to thrive and realize their full potential. We design and implement child-focused water, sanitation, hygiene (WASH), and menstrual health solutions with governments in some of the world’s biggest cities. And then we get out of the way: our goal is to demonstrate that our model works, build local capacity, and transition management to local organizations and governments. Founded in 2007, Splash has worked in eight countries and served more than one million kids worldwide.

Swiss Water and Sanitation Consortium

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The Swiss Water and Sanitation Consortium (SWSC) was founded in 2011 and brings together eight Swiss NGOs and two affiliate Swiss organisations. SWSC is implementing WASH programs in Asia and Africa co-funded by SDC. The main focus is on WASH in institutions with the signature approaches WASH FIT for WASH in health care facilities and Blue Schools for WASH and environmental education and practice in Schools. The aim of the consortium is to foster collaboration, exchange and learning to improve project practices and increase impact. 

FHI 360

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FHI 360 is a global organization that mobilizes research, resources, and relationships so people everywhere have access to the opportunities they need to lead full and healthy lives. With collaborations in over 60 countries, FHI 360 works directly with local leaders to advance social and economic equity, improve health and well-being, respond to humanitarian crises and strengthen community resilience. The organization shares data-driven insights and scalable tools that expand access and equity so communities can effectively address complex challenges, respond to shocks and achieve thriving futures. 


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Back in 2012, HappyTap started in Vietnam to tackle a stubborn problem—and to seize an enormous public health opportunity—presented by inadequate handwashing. In order to accelerate global and national progress towards SDG 6, HappyTap aims to establish affordable, aspirational handwashing stations as a global product category with suitable market based approaches. Enabling handwashing for everyone is possible through the “new normal in hand hygiene” where more functional handwashing stations will be settled in more locations to offer greater opportunities for communities to wash hands consistently.

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