The GNWP TA team is formed by a consortium of three Dutch companies with a strong international track record: Witteveen+Bos, Berenschot and Simavi. Within the consortium, engineering company Witteveen+Bos (lead), management consultant Berenschot and NGO Simavi closely cooperate to achieve to goals of the Ghana Netherlands WASH Programme. Both Witteveen+Bos and Berenschot have established a local branch in Ghana, to operate closer to their clients in Africa. The consortium is supported by a range of local and international subcontractors adding specific required expertise to the TA team.
Witteveen+Bos is an engineering and consultancy firm that offers its clients value-added consultancy and top-quality designs for water, infrastructure, spatial development, environment and construction projects. Ensuring the supply of sufficient and reliable drinking water for the world’s population is one of the largest challenges of our time. We are making our contribution by undertaking challenging and groundbreaking drinking water projects in Europe, Asia and Africa. Currently, we are working on projects in Ghana, Niger, Tanzania, Mozambique, DR Congo and Rwanda. Witteveen+Bos is a leading consultant when it comes to engineering drinking water production facilities and a front-runner in applying new technologies, such as membrane, UV and advanced filtration techniques.Read more
Berenschot is one of the leading management consulting firms in The Netherlands, established more than 75 years ago. Berenschot has a proven international track record in program coordination, capacity building and institutional development. Amongst others, Berenschot has led a worldwide framework agreement in the field of good governance and home affairs for the European Commission. In Africa, Berenschot is specialized in organizing large and complex projects for public and private sector clients, including PPP constructions, in the sectors water, energy, transport and health. Berenschot has implemented over 50 projects in sub-Sahara Africa, including several in Ghana.Read more
Simavi is an international NGO that believes everyone has a right to good health. Simavi is well-versed in behavioural change and WASH implementation, and excellently connected with Ghana WASH stakeholders. Simavi is leader of the one and only Dutch NGO alliance on WASH, coordinating a programme of 45 million euro implemented by six NGOs. Within the programme, 56 projects are executed in Africa.Read more
MDF Training & Consultancy is a global training and consultancy agency, with over 30 years of experience in international co-operation. The organisation has a worldwide network and offices spread over the different continents. MDF enhances the competencies of staff members, assists organisations to improve performances, maximises the impact of partnerships and networks and focuses on sustainable results in projects and programmes. MDF West Africa has provided its services to the Ghana-Netherlands WASH Programme. The organisation assisted in executing capacity needs assessments at the five selected MAs. Furthermore, MDF West Africa has provided training services to staff of the five MAs. The first training service concerned ‘management for development results’ and the second training service ‘HR management’.Read more
Colan Consult started in 1989 as Temperance Environmental Services providing turnkey services in waste management to institutions and individual premises in urban and peri-urban communities in Accra, Koforidua and Kumasi. It became fully incorporated as a consultancy firm in 1994, specialising in the areas of community water supply, environmental sanitation and municipal engineering with special emphasis on municipal and industrial waste management and disposal.
Colan Consult has provided its services to the Ghana-Netherlands WASH Programme. The organisation has delivered services related to the assessment of the existing capacity limitations of MAs and beneficiary communities, and trained staff from the MAs to deal with issues related to sustainable management of infrastructure provided under GNWP. Colan is also involved in the design of some of the infrastructure works.Read more
Akvo is a non-profit foundation that develops and runs web and mobile services that are designed to support international development partnership networks. “Our tools and services were developed to bring greater transparency and efficiency to international development and aid projects”. Tools are open source and used by over 1,000 organizations throughout the world in areas such as water, sanitation, health, education and economic development. Akvo Flow is a mobile phone and online service that transforms field monitoring using Android smartphones. Organisations use Akvo FLOW to evaluate their development aid activities and make informed decisions based on accurate, current data.
Akvo has provided its services to the Ghana-Netherlands WASH Programme. Akvo has created an highly accessible GNWP Consortium Website supporting external communication of results and sharing of information amongst stakeholders. In addition, Akvo has provided several training services concerning ‘Really Simple Reporting (RSR)’ and ‘Akvo Flow’ to members of the GNWP Consortium and staff of the five selected MAs and ministries of Ghana.Read more
SAL Consult Limited is a multidisciplinary water and environmental consultancy company based in Accra, Ghana. It operates as an independent consultant with extensive expertise and solid management support making it one of the best organized consulting firms in the country. The organisation’s history is rooted in the environmental and water sectors with considerable experience from successful participation in the planning, design, implementation, operation, monitoring and evaluation of numerous clients’ projects and programmes. SAL Consult Limited also has expertise in policy and institutional analysis.
Engineers from SAL Consult Limited have taken the lead in survey, elaboration and preliminary engineering as part of the delivery of preliminary designs for selected projects within GNWP, enabling subsequent tendering and implementing.Read more
Hope for Future Generations (HFFG) is a national, community development, children and women focused non-for-profit non-governmental Organization, established in June 2001. The organisation’s goal is to form partnerships that will facilitate and improve the health, education and socio-economic status of women, children and communities. HFFG is guided by honesty, accountability, non-discrimination, dedication and openness in the conduct of their activities.
Hope for Future Generations (HFFG) has provided its services to the Ghana-Netherlands WASH Programme. The organisation has been partly responsible for the implementation of behavioural change and capacity-building activities at community level based on inputs from the action research and the capacity needs assessment.Read more
ProNet is a Ghanaian NGO operating since 1995 in Ghana. The project focus at that time was on provision of water and sanitation facilities in needy and deprived communities. ProNet has expanded and currently works in the fields of Education and Women Empowerment, Climate, Energy and Food Security and Health and Environment.
ProNet North has been responsible for part of the activities of the Ghana-Netherlands WASH Programme concerning capacity building and implementation. The organisation has coordinated and supervised the provision of WASH facilities at 100 schools in the five selected MAs.Read more
KNVB World Coaches has trained football coaches in developing countries across the world since 1997. KNVB World Coaches are educated so that they can transfer their knowledge on football and social issues to future World Coaches in their area. From physical education teachers to former professional football players, men or women: anyone can become a WorldCoach.
KNVB World Coaches has provided its services to the Ghana-Netherlands WASH Programme. The organisation paved the way for enjoyable transfer of WASH knowledge. KNVB World Coaches encouraged behavioural change and contributed to capacity building through sport coaches and special designed soccer games at a selection of schools.Read more
RebelGroup is a partner in several companies with a total number of over 90 employees spread over offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, the USA and South Africa. Its mission is to create socially responsible business partnerships. The organisation advises local and national authorities and private companies. RebelGroup invests in companies that share their mission and offers change management and project implementation. Furthermore, RebelGroup helps companies to manage financing and provide in-company training on topics in financial economics.
RebelGroup has performed a financial assessment for the WASH fund. The financial assessment focusses on revenue-generating components of the GNWP as these projects can support the repayment of proposed loans.Read more