RWC’s general annual meeting review 2023, celebrating our success and plan a head is annually conducted. The meeting always conducts to annually review with an amazing result and fun as all RWC family members have enjoyed most of the activities during the annual review in which taken place from 26th-28th, December 2023 in Legend hotel and resort at Preah Sihanouk and Beong Baithong Restaurant and Resort at Phnom Penh with all 11 participants (04 females). It was successfully organised as we have reached our expected results including
(i), what changes we have made ?
(ii) work plan and mission for 2023
(iii). internal policies review. We would like to extend our thank you very much for all of your support to get reach our great results in 2023.
Finally, the meeting defined a mission statement and actions for 2024, “We ready to raise and respond to our work!”, Start now-Do now!
Project launching “Constructing a water supply and sanitation system in the Stung Sen Basin”
On December 12th and 13th, 2023, Rainwater Cambodia (RWC) organized a meeting to launch a project in collaboration with GRET, focusing on constructing a water supply and sanitation system in the Stung Sen Basin, Cambodia. Additionally, RWC also take part of support the establishment of water management committees, capacity building, and community behavior change campaigns on water and sanitation in Reab Roy commune, Rovieng district, and Sangke Pei commune, Chhep district, Preah Vihear province, which is supported fund by GRET. The purpose of this meeting is to present the crucial project information and ongoing activities. Specifically, it aims to engage stakeholders in discussions to gather recommendations crucial for ensuring the successful implementation of the project.
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Hosting visit Mr. Roland Debschutz, president of KHA
On November 16th-17th, 2023, RainWater Cambodia, Thmar Koul, and Poi Pet operational district hosted Mr. Roland Debschutz, president of KHA to visit health centres and visit vulnerable household upgrading RWH safety plan under the project. Six health centers of Thmar Koul OD and three health centre of Poi Pet OD were visited and met director or representative of health centre to talk on the project intervention for improving the health centre WASH facilities such as: hand washing station, inclusive latrine, handrail, incinerator, bottles pit, placenta pits and ramps, etc. Furthermore, visitors met some vulnerable households, community hall, and village health support group members who received training on rainwater harvesting safety plans including first flush system. Finally, visitor was very appreciated for taking the time to see the project achievements in these health centre.
RWC 3rd Quarterly Reflection Meeting
“Reflection – Learning – Implementation” RWC 3rd quarterly reflection meeting 10-11 October 2023 focuses on reflection of progress against planning, staff capacity building, continued implementation of its plan.
Board of Director’s Meeting
RainWater Cambodia board of director’s meeting in Phnom Penh on 07th September 2023, under Dr. Sok Long Board Director, Mr. Kith Khemrarith founder of RWC, staff and student from HAMAP for Humanitaire. Purpose of meeting:
– To present the progress update of RWC in 2023 and workplan for next semester
– To present the mission from students from Hamap for Humanitaire in RWC
P6566: Semi-Annual Meeting
On Friday, June 23, 2023, RainyWater Cambodia, in collaboration with the Department of Health of Battambang Provincial Administration, organized a workshop to reflect on the project “Improving the health situation in western Cambodia through WASH capacity building in community health centers and communities” under HE Tin Saravuth, Deputy of Battambang Provincial Governor, Representative of Battambang Provincial Health Department, Banteay Meanchey Province, Oddor Meanchey Province Target district in Battambang province, Operational District, health center and development partner organization working in related WASH, a total of 30 participants, 08 females. The purpose of this workshop is to present the interventions and achievements of the project for one year. In order to achieve the effectiveness and sustainability of the guidelines on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in health care facilities, HE Tin Saravuth, Deputy Battambang provincial Governor, made some recommendations:
1-Department of Health and Operational District help to maintain clean water equipment
And basic hygiene, regular cleaning.
2. The district/commune administration shall help to check the priority needs of the health center by including water and sanitation in the commune and district investment plan.
3-Development partner institutions continue to support the health centre, both physical and non-physical, so that our health center becomes a standard health center with more customers and visitors.
4-District, Commune, and Village Administration help to promote household rainwater harvesting safety plan to give communities access to clean water.
World Water Day 2023 “Clean Jars! Safe Rainwater”
World Water Day is celebrated annually on March 22, focusing on the importance of freshwater and advocating for sustainable management of water resources. It is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis in support of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6.
In 2023, the theme of World Water Day will focus on “accelerating change to address the water and sanitation crisis.” In addition, RainWater Cambodia has celebrated it’s World Water Day with the theme “ Clean Jars! Safe Rainwater ”. The campaign aims to make people in the communities and health centers in the target areas aware of the context of water scarcity and sanitation and to increase awareness of the importance of water sources, in particular the focus on safe rainwater collection. In addition, enables to upgrade on water storage facilities and rainwater harvesting through technical risk managed with access to safe water and improving health.
All participants also take the dialogue of inspire for the question associated to the slogan of the campaign consists of the activities of visit pictures on booth and providing the gifts lucky draw.
SENG SEYMA: Admin and Finance Assistant
SENG SEYMA: Admin and Finance Assistant (Good Communication and Teamwork)
SENG SEYMA is a third year student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Management of Preah Kossomak Polytechnic Institute. In February 2023, she started working with RainWater Cambodia as an admin and financial assistant. She is extremely committed to her work and enjoy working with Rainwater Cambodia to support visions and missions by supporting rural communities to improve their access to sanitation, water and climate adaptation. She expect after working with Rainwater Cambodia, she hope to gain a lot of knowledge through this program and good relationship with team.