The International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance is a Swiss Non-Governmental Organization founded in 2002 and based in Geneva.
The IRHA implements rainwater harvesting development projects in developing countries to improve the health, livelihoods, and resilience of communities and ecosystems in the face of change. climatic.As such, the initiatives of the IRHA are fully in line with the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 11,13, 15 and 17).
We pay great attention to monitoring/evaluating the performance of our projects with our local partners, to developing contextualized solutions based on a detailed understanding of needs. Results-based project management, monitoring of indicators and achievement of objectives, allows us to better perceive the impact of our interventions on the basis of quantifiable results.
Marc holds a Master's degree in Urban Development (IUG, 2007) and an MSc in Water and Environmental Management (WEDC- Loughborough, 2020). He has managed numerous development projects in Lebanon, Haiti and Nepal. He is responsible for the strategic and operational development of the organization, contributes to the deployment of new initiatives and is in charge of fundraising and donor relations (foundations, institutions, private, etc.).
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Administrative and Financial Director of the European Scout Bureau (WSB) for 9 years, she has the same responsibilities within our organization and ensures that procedures, documentation and finance meet the standards (Swiss GAAP FER 21) and demands of donors to ensure good governance and financial management of IRHA.
Water and Environmental Engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Florian joined IRHA in 2019. Passionate about low-tech solutions, sustainable and easily appropriated by communities, he is currently coordinating projects on food sovereignty and ecosystem restoration in Senegal.
Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in International Relations (UNIGE, 2015) and a Master's degree in Environmental Sciences (UNIGE, 2019), Blandine is interested in issues related to water management. She is currently coordinating an Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) / Watershed (WB) project in Nepal.
Marine joined IRHA in May 2020 after having finalized a territorial diagnosis on 14 villages in the region of Fatick (Senegal). With a Master's degree in Geography, Social Sciences and Cartography from the University of Bordeaux, Marine will be in charge of monitoring and developing the portfolio of ongoing projects in Senegal.
Diplômée d'un Bachelor en International Culture and Business studies, Susanne a rejoint l'IRHA en début 2020. Rapidement intégrée, elle a pris en charge la recherche de financements pour la partie suisse allemandes ainsi que les relations bailleurs (cantons, fondations).
The Committee defines the policy of the organization and ensures the promotion of the organization towards institutions, donors and other agencies.
IRHA's strategy defines the organization's intervention framework, objectives and results to be achieved. The strategy specifies the areas of intervention, the modus operandi in order to develop, implement and evaluate the impact of initiatives.
Documents are available upon request.