A new team ensures since 2017 the development of the organization. Young, motivated and passionate, we saw the strategic rationale for rainwater in response to current environmental challenges. IRHA is an organization registered by Swiss law and recognized as being of public utility with UN ECOSOC status.
Han HEIJNEN - President*
Clara ARIZA - Secretary
Bob BOULWARE - TreasurerSalvano BRICENO - Member
Graduated from a Master in Urban Development (IUG, 2007) and MSc in Water and Environmental Management (WEDC-Loughborough, 2017), Marc has managed numerous development projects in Lebanon, Haiti and Nepal. He participates in the strategic and operational development of the organization (strategy 2018-2020), contributes to the development of projects and seeks funding along with the framing in terms of monitoring-evaluation-impact of the activities implemented.
Administrative and financial director of the World Scout Bureau (WSB) for 9 years, she holds the same responsibilities within our NGO and ensures that our organization, recognized by public utility, implements the required procedures, in terms of good governance and financial management (Swiss GAAP FER 21).
Multi-skilled experienced and accomplished programme/project manager with +10 years of track record in project management in various contexts and with a wide range of stakeholders. Demonstrated a remarkable capacity of adaptation and fast learning, political savvy, business acumen and leadership. A person who knows how to get things done both through formal channels and informal network.
(in french) The 2017 annual report has been released ! 2017 has been a turning year with the change of management, the development of of 3 years strategy 2018-2020 , the repositioning of the organization, the consolidation of the partnerships and the development of new projects.
We are enthusiastic about the progress we made and we are looking forward to 2019!
This program aims to educate schoolchildren to the management of water, sanitation and good hygiene practices, but also the recovery of waste to make blue schools, incubators of social change "
Construction of rainwater harvesting systems in Bhaktapur, to provide safe access todrinking water in 2 schools and 6 camps for displaced families after the 2015 earthquake.
Climate change requires us to rethink our management methods and practices. This project aims to build community resilience by combining better management of water resources, trees and soil.
The "Unserved" project aims to provide access to clean water and restore dignity for those who have nothing, the forgotten from water services, who live on the outskirts of our cities and have to fight every day to access even water for drinking.
The objective of this workshop is to bring school children to become aware of their environment, and to be able to implement concrete and sustainable solutions in their city.
The aim of this "In the rain ink" project is to transform the representations of rainwater seen as a nuisance, poetically using the urban environment in which we live.