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CAWST

CAWST

B12 - 6020 2 Street SE, Calgary (AB), T2H 2L8, Canada

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+1-403-243-3285

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Work hours
MO 09:00 – 17:00 SA closed
TU 09:00 – 17:00 SU closed
WE 09:00 – 17:00
TH 09:00 – 17:00
FR 09:00 – 17:00
About CAWST is a Canadian nonprofit engineering consultancy. CAWST teaches people in low- to middle-income countries how to get safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in their own homes, using simple, affordable technologies.
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Mission Our mission is to provide technical training, consulting, and to act as a centre of expertise in water and sanitation for the poor.
Description CAWST's vision is a world where people have the opportunity to succeed because their basic water and sanitation needs have been met.
Awards • Financial Post: Top 23 Charities, Canada 2017
• Calgary Award, Environmental Achievement, Not-for-Profit Category, Canada 2016
• Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge First Prize for innovative solutions to improve sustainable access to safe water and sanitation, Stockholm, 2012
• National Energy Globe Award Zambia for the Africa Manzi Centre (WET Centre), 2012
• Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations, Calgary Nonprofit Innovation Award, 2011
• The Donner Canadian Foundation as one of the 20 best-managed NGOs in Canada, 2010
• SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT Water for All Foundation Competition Special Prize, France 2010
• Rotary Integrity Award, Canada 2009
• Lewis Perinbam Award in International Development, Canada 2008
• Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Special Recognition, Canada 2007
• Kyoto World Water Grand Prize, Finalist, Mexico 2006
• Faculty of Environmental Design, Alumni of the Year, Canada 2006
• Alberta Centennial Medalist, Canada 2006
• New Spirit of Community Awards, CAWST & Petro-Canada, Finalist, Canada 2005
• Alberta Science and Technology (ASTech) Award, Finalist, Canada 2005
• YMCA Peace Medal, Canada 2005
• Best Practice to Improve the Living Environment, Top 40, UN-Habitat 2004
• Water Action Competition Finalist, World Water Forum, Kyoto 2003
• National GRIOT Award for Science and Technology, Canada 2003
Founded CAWST is a Calgary based non-profit organization that was founded in 2001 by Camille Dow Baker.
Products Training and Education Programs:

CAWST develops and delivers workshops in water and sanitation, globally and in Canada. These programs are suited to NGOs, government agencies, service clubs and individuals with a strong desire to implement local water and sanitation programs in a developing country. CAWST training and education programs provide the hands-on knowledge participants need to actively lead community water and sanitation programs.

Courses:
- Introduction to Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (1-3 days)
- Project Implementation for the Biosand Filter (4-5 days)
- Product Manufacturing for the Biosand Filter (2-4 days)
- Community Health Promotion for Trainers (3-5 days)
- Community Health Promotion for Field Workers (3-5 days)
- Project Planning (3-4 days)
- Household Rainwater Harvesting (4 days)
- Monitoring and Evaluation (4 days)
- Introduction to Water Quality Testing (4-5 days)
- Low Cost Sanitation (4-5 days)

School / Organization Presentations:

CAWST delivers educational and interactive presentation for a variety of ages on a range of water issues, science, social justice and global poverty through our Wavemakers program. We'll come equipped with loads of facts, stories, pictures, videos, games and more!
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