HH O/S works with many other contributors, partners and participating communities in Australia and round the world.
BRAC University (BRACU)
BRAC University (BRACU) was established in 2001. It follows liberal arts approach to education which nurtures fresh ideas and gives new impetus in the field of tertiary education. It ensures a high quality of education and aims to meet the demands of the contemporary times. Building on BRAC's experience of seeking solution to challenges posed by extreme poverty, BRACU hopes to instill in its students a commitment to working towards national development and progress. BRACU is accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of Bangladesh.
The Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC)
The Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC) combines multi-disciplinary teams, with a cross-section of expertise to come together, as invited by a community facing sanitation and water supply challenges. The aim is to use the skills of a range of professions, including architecture, plumbing, bricklaying and graphic design, to ensure the challenge produces real, tangible improvements for the hosting community that not only improve health hardware and infrastructure, but also leaves an ongoing monitoring and maintenance plan with new learned skills to the local teams they work with.
Davies Consulting Services
Tony Davies has over twenty five years of experience in project management in construction projects and community infrastructure management in Aboriginal communities in outback Australia. This is in addition to significant expertise in environmental engineering in United States. Davies has worked with HH developing and implementing an infrastructure survey with particular focus on the main infrastructure components in a community that interact with housing and house hardware and might have a direct impact on the capacity of the house to deliver healthy living functions. Davies has applied his experience in groundwater testing with HH O/S in our projects in Bangladesh.
The Fred Hollows Foundation
The Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF) carry on the work of the late Professor Fred Hollows (1929-1993). Fred was an eye doctor, a skilled surgeon of international renown, a champion of the right of all people to good health and a strong advocate for social justice. The FHF are an international development organisation, focussing on blindness prevention and Australian Indigenous health. FHF are independent, non-profit, politically unaligned and secular.
Housing for Health – the Guide
Housing for Health – the Guide is based on safety and health principles called the Healthy Living Practices. The Guide is firmly based on the living environments and health of Indigenous Australians living in urban, suburban, rural and remote areas.
The Healthy Living Practices link your health and the place where you live, anywhere in the world. Over time the Guide will allow access to the health principles more broadly, and be informed by those using the principles worldwide.
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials has been protecting the public’s health and safety for ninety years by working in concert with government and industry to implement comprehensive plumbing and mechanical systems around the world.
The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH)
The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) has a simple mission to continuously work to improve on the human condition by fostering the basic human right of safe access to clean water and sanitation. While our mission is simple, our methods are strategic and diverse. IWSH strives to align our own efforts with those of government, industry and the communities where we work to ensure that the water systems are safe and sustainable.
Engineering excellence since 1982 for three decades, Partridge has worked on many creative, bold and high quality structures. Supporting and partnering with top architects, innovative designers, cutting-edge artists and clients.
Rotary Australia World Community Service Ltd. (RAWCS)
Rotary Australia World Community Service Ltd. (RAWCS) is a limited company formed to support Australian Rotarians and Rotary Clubs in assisting disadvantaged communities and individuals with humanitarian aid projects.The work in Nepal has been funded jointly by individual Australian donors, Rotary Australia and Healthabitat. Rotary has also provided in kind and promotional support for the Nepal Village Health Improvement Program.
Sago Network aims to improve village health in Papua New Guinea by partnering with rural communities who are committed to improving their access to drinking water and safe sanitation. The team is a network of architects, built-environment professionals and community development experts who adopt a consultative, collaborative and capacity-building approach to each programme. Guided by the ultimate objective of improving village health, each project undertakes a holistic process that has been developed and refined throughout numerous community programmes since 2010.
Sticky Situations - South Africa
Sticky Situations, utilize participatory design methods to facilitate, co-ordinate and implement community-driven projects of all shapes and sizes. All work is grounded in community capacity building, offers assistance to communities and stakeholders to help identify their goals, to then build the skills and confidence they need to create change.
Sticky have established long-term relationships with a number of grass-roots organizations in Diepsloot, with new relationships forming in other communities, and over the years we have worked together, with local government and businesses, to identify and deliver solutions to complex problems.
Teeth & Toilets
Dr. Sandra Meihubers works with communities in Australia and overseas to establish dental programs and preventative care, offering a holistic approach that includes environmental health.
Teeth and Toilets became an important partner and initiated the sanitation work of HH in Nepal. Coming from a dental health perspective the need to carry out simple daily health activities like toothbrushing refocused the need for safe water supply and sanitation services.
The World Plumbing Council (WPC)
The World Plumbing Council is an international organization which aims to develop and promote the image and standards of the plumbing Industry worldwide! WPC mission statement is: "To promote the role of plumbing in improving public health and safeguarding the environment, by uniting the World Plumbing Industry, for the benefit of all.”
The WorldSkills Foundation (WSF) was established in 2011 with the aim to bring together the unique skills, expertise, and passion of our global network to facilitate projects that positively impact local communities around the world. Each WSF project is equipped with highly skilled professionals, supported by strategic global partnerships, and endorses their vision to improve our world with the power of skills. Their mission is to raise the profile and recognition of skilled people, and show how important skills are in achieving economic growth and personal success.
Water, Amenities, Sanitation Services, Upgrading Program (WASSUP) is a community organisation that repairs and maintains communal toilet facilities in extension 1 Diepsloot. WASSUP repairs and maintains toilets, taps and drains which are shared by up to 50 residents at a time. WASSUP Diepsloot is funded by the City of Johannesburg and the Development Bank of Southern Africa.
Mission: When you go into the toilet, you go in with dignity; When you come out of the toilet, you come out with dignity.