Volunteer Organizations Use of Appropriate Technology in Developing Countries

by Jim Horner,
Tsegaye Hailu,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water


The water and sanitation needs facing developing countries are formidable. This paper discusses the experience of a volunteer organization, the Water and Sanitation Consultancy Group, in the use of appropriate technology in developing countries, and encourages other professionals to start similar organizations.

Subject Headings: Developing countries | Volunteerism | Organizations | Professional societies | Consulting services | Water supply | Water demand | Sanitary sewers

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