With 01.12.2018 Austrian Red Cross together with its partners embarked on an exciting 5-years regional WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) capacity strengthening programme in East Africa.
It is the overall aim of The Skybird Programme to contribute to improved living conditions – incl. health, environment and livelihood – in East Africa through increased innovation, strengthened capacities and partnerships of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (RCRC) movement in WASH and related fields to enable more gender sensitive and effective WASH service delivery.
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Latest updates and learnings
New IFRC Team Member for the African Region
Hi Skybirds! My name is Peter Nyamoko Mamburi. I am a water, sanitation and hygiene, WASH expert with over 14 years of experience in integrated WASH programmes in humanitarian, transitional and developmental contexts. I hold an undergraduate degree in water and...
ERCS South Wollo Branch Skybird Micro Project
Written by Tesfahun Zewdie, Disaster Prevention and Response Head at ERCS South Wollo, Dessie, Amhara Regional Branch. The micro project “Welfare Improvement through accessing sanitation and hygiene facilities in Dessie city” aimed to build the capacity of vulnerable...
URCS Kampala South Branch at SINA Acceleration Boot Camp
Written by Esther Kabugho and Immaculate Ajok Kampala South Uganda Red Cross Society through the Skybird project participated in the SINA (Social Innovation Academy) Bootcamp. The program is held in three semesters; the first boot camp was on 31st October - 4th...