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Engineering Support, Rural Water and Sanitation Supply

Statut : Annulé
Organisation : Engineers Without Borders - Ingénieurs Sans Frontières
Acronyme : EWB-ISF
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : Engineers Without Borders (EWB) works to promote human development through access to technology. We accomplish this by working with partner governmental and non-governmental organizations as well as small scale entrepreneurs overseas. We also recognize the importance of educating Canadians on the role they can play at home in assisting disadvantaged communities to improve their own situation. Formed in 2000, EWB is Canada's fastest growing development organisation.
Adresse : 601 - 366 Adelaide St.
Toronto, Ontario,
M5V 1R9
FAX: (416) 352 5360
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Personne ressource : Russ Groves
Courriel : projects@ewb.ca
Pays : Ghana
Ville : Tamale
Secteur : Distribution d'eau et assainissement
Description du stage : The project works to support local municipal infrastructure development programs that are currently underway. NORPREP has identified a distinct lack of technical capacity and also a failure of coordination between civil institutions. The project will identify potential intervention points and build the capacity of the various implementing organizations for best practice water and sanitation delivery.

In Canada
The intern will participate actively in EWB's renowned pre-departure training program. The 200 hours of training is offered in small groups that are capped at 10 participants to ensure a suitable learning environment. Material is presented primarily though a case study based approach drawing heavily on EWB's field experience. Participants are expected to complete an extensive preparatory program prior to their arrival at training and to work diligently during training on the numerous assignments and activities.

Overseas
The intern will work with NORPREP staff to build the capacity of the district works and planning executives, in order to better manage the their existing programs. The intern will also work to create a coordination effort between NORPREP, an a number of other development actors working in the region in order to lessen the bureaucratic burden on the civil district assemblies and make increase the benefits decentralization efforts on the rural poor, especially the women.
Organisation d'accueil : Northern Region Poverty Reduction Program
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : NORPREP is focused on building the capacity of decentralised local government, civil society and community organisations to better respond to the needs of the poorest strata of the rural Ghanaian population. They work to achieve this though improved access to resources and services for the largely rural population focusing especially on women in the Northern Region of Ghana.