Are you a WASH specialist with a passion for training? CAWST is not like other organizations, and this position is not like others. We are looking for a unique combination of skills, experience and interests including water and sanitation, international development, and capacity building of WASH practitioners. You believe that everybody can learn, and you love training and supporting others to build their WASH knowledge and skills. You are enterprising,...READ MORE
REACH announcement: Call for proposals: £60,000 Fellowship to help us deliver water security in Ethiopia REACH is launching a Fellowship in hydro-economics with up to £60,000 of funding available until March 2019 (18 months) to help us deliver improved water security in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Fellowship is open to early to mid-career academics and researchers from a Sub-Sahara African country and holding a PhD at the time of application. Applicants...READ MORE
The GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities programme Innovation Fund The GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities programme Innovation Fund, supported by UK Aid and USAID Scaling Off-Grid Energy, has now re-opened for applications. Our objective is to build and share evidence on the role of mobile in improving or increasing access to energy, clean water or sanitation for underserved consumers and the potential benefits for the mobile industry. The Innovation Fund...READ MORE
PhD RESEARCH TOPIC : VALUES-FIRST SOFTWARE DESIGN IN RURAL BANGLADESH Expressions of Interest ( EOI ) are sought for the scholarship (PROTIC 5) as part of the IT for Resilient Communities Flagship of the Centre for Community and Social Informatics ( COSI ) of the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University. Designing new software technology for communities in rural Bangladesh should be carried out with a thorough understanding and...READ MORE
Orkidstudio is seeking a skilled, experienced and competent construction project manager to oversee community-focused projects in Kenya and East Africa. Orkidstudio works to benefit communities worldwide through innovative architecture, construction and social enterprise. We have delivered projects across a number of sub-Saharan African countries and have recently established our head office in Nairobi with the aim of expanding and focusing our activities on Kenya and East Africa. Check out some...READ MORE
Applications for the fall 2017 round are now open for the Tamer Fund for Social Ventures. This Fund provides seed grants of up to $25,000 to nonprofit, for-profit, and hybrid early-stage social and environmental ventures. Ventures must be led by Columbia University students or alumni, or be advised and have significant involvement by Columbia University faculty or researchers. Seed grants will be made to approximately seven ventures each year. More...READ MORE
The University of Cape Town Centre in Information and Communications Technologies for Development (ICT4D) invites applications from suitably qualified doctoral graduates for a postdoctoral research fellowship. The successful candidate will participate in any of the following research areas: Examining the methods, values, ethics and tools used in ICT4D research and practice Engaging with the concept of “4D”, its meaning on the continent and the ways it is enacted in ICT4D...READ MORE
Dimagi is looking for software developers to join our Delhi team. We are a small and growing social enterprise with offices around the world. Our systems are deployed globally, including in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the United States. We offer a fun and stimulating environment, a chance to see the world, and the opportunity to make a difference in places that need it most. At Dimagi, you can have...READ MORE
o Entries are invited for the Fourth Cycle of India Cleantech Open Competition to identify the most promising entrepreneurs across the nation. This platform will provide SMEs and entrepreneurs the facilitation needed to launch and create successful and sustainable clean technology ventures and start-ups. An ecosystem approach will be followed whereby a common platform will be established; policy framework will be strengthened; and local capacity will be built to forge...READ MORE
Call for Comments: Proposal to submit the Quality Standards to the IEC The IFC/World Bank-supported Lighting Global Quality Test Methodology has become the world standard for clean off-grid lighting products, following its incorporation into an International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) technical specification in 2013. The Lighting Global team regularly updates the Quality Standards and Lighting Global policies to ensure that they remain responsive to the changing market and proposes comments to the...READ MORE
Earlier this year, the International Committee of the Red Cross released the Humanitarian Futures for Messaging Apps report, that details how refugees and migrants are using internet messaging platforms on the move. Connectivity is vital for refugees and migrants. They increasingly use messenger platforms to find information about their destination countries, get information about potential routes to safety and communicate with friends and family around the world. More broadly, development agencies...READ MORE
The UNC Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy has announced an Extension for Posters, Verbal Presentations, and Side Event Proposals. Abstract submissions for papers and side events are now open until 14 June 2017. Conference Themes include: Climate Resilience & Governance WaSH and Gender Drinking Water Safety Addressing Disparities in WaSH: Rural, Peri-urban, and Indigenous populations WaSH in Non-Household Settings From Evidence to Action New for 2017: Conference Tracks...READ MORE
Background Agri-Smart, a subsidiary of Brooklyn Bridge to Cambodia (bb2c.org), is an NGO dedicated to improving the lives of subsistence farmers in Cambodia through innovation. We are looking for a full-time engineer in country. Initially, a housing stipend can be provided, but we are looking for someone to grow with our young organization into a paid leadership role. Duties -Work with engineering team to bring new products from concept to...READ MORE
Global Digital Health Forum 2017 Call for Abstracts for 2017 Global Digital Health Forum is now open! The Global Digital Health Network announces a call for abstracts for the 4th Annual Global Digital Health Forum, scheduled for December 4-6, 2017 at the JW Marriott Hotel in the heart of Washington, DC. The theme for this year’s Forum—The Evolving Digital Health Landscape: Progress, Achievements, and Remaining Frontiers—captures the spirit of progress...READ MORE
BURN is looking for a driven candidate to fill the Senior Mechanical Engineer position at its modern clean cookstove manufacturing facility in Ruiru, Kiambu. He/she will Develop, improve and implement manufacturing processes, including tools and jigs for fabrication, assembly, finishing, and infrastructural materials, among others. Roles and responsibilities • Work closely with and help to train QC inspectors, technicians and production personnel in enhancing the quality and manufacturability of our...READ MORE
Job Description Dimagi’s Field Managers are the main drivers in implementing our technology all over the world. They share a passion for challenging experiences, developing solutions in trying environments, that enable people to live healthier and more productive lives. As a Field Manager, you will dedicate your time to one of our ground-breaking, large-scale mHealth projects, which is transforming community health systems across multiple Indian states, in partnership with central...READ MORE
We are currently recruiting for Technical Field Managers for our work in India. Job Description Dimagi’s Field Managers are the main drivers in implementing our technology all over the world. They share a passion for challenging experiences, making things work in trying environments, and developing solutions that enable people to live healthier and more productive lives. As a Field Manager, you will dedicate your time to one of our ground-breaking,...READ MORE
BURN is a social venture that saves lives and forests in the developing world through the design, local production, and distribution of clean burning cookstoves. BURN currently manufactures one stove per minute in its solar-powered modern manufacturing facility just outside of Nairobi, Kenya. BURN has sold more than 200,000 of its flagship ‘jikokoa’ household improved charcoal stoves, thus reaching more than 1 million people. BURN’s Kenya-based product development team works...READ MORE
Nka Foundation seeks a global development practitioner to fill a volunteer position as a site engineer for our site in Ghana or Tanzania. The position is ideal for an engineer who likes to build structures and able to teach others to do the same. The job site is a rural vocational skills training center. The site engineer will be a part of the site management team, and will have the...READ MORE
Environment | PEA | Governance | ASEAN Policy Wildcat Research & Advisory Services, LLC. WCRAS,LLC paid Internship Hours: Flexible, approximately 10 hours per week with work spikes to 15 hours per week during report drafting. You can work remotely with weekly check-in meetings. Internship Opportunity: You: Are reliable, flexible and detail-oriented – you don’t mind working late at night or on a weekend to meet a tight deadline. You are...READ MORE
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