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Young Water Professionals (YWP) Training Needs Assessment

Masy Consultants carried out a training needs assessment to understand the gaps and sentiments of Filipino YWPs towards water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). The completed study provides baseline data for the PDSP, businesses, agencies and institutions aiming to develop training programs that are relevant and responsive to the needs of the water and health sectors.

Read more: Building the future generation of Young Water Professionals in the Philippines: A needs assessment to improve training programs (coming soon)

STEM Future Leaders Training Program: A Deep Dive into the Water and Sanitation Sector

The PDSP organised the inaugural STEM Future Leaders Training Program in July 2021. The program was participated by YWPs, government agencies, corporates, businesses and university institutions. Bespoke training modules were based on the outcomes of the training needs analysis and consultation with stakeholders, tackling various themes such as leadership in communication,  environmental and sanitation law, rural water supply, and education on practical strategies to combat COVID-19.

Read more: STEM Future Leaders Project Impact Report (coming soon)

Day 1 

Leading Through Communication

Ms. Hayley Winchcombe, ASEAN-Australia Strategic Youth Partnership

UN Sustainable Goals 4 & 6 – Where to From Here

Mr. Yang Villa, Isle Utilities Asia-Pacific & Engr. Rolando Santiago, Department of Health


A Survey of Environment and Sanitation Laws

Atty. Raoul C. Creencia, CCV Law

Read: Day 1 Learning Material 

Day 2 

Sanitation Response to COVID-19: What we know now and where to from here?

Prof. Jose-Luis Jimenez, University of Colorado Boulder

Personal Effectiveness and Decision-making

Ms. Andrea Legaspi, MAD (Make A Difference) Courses


Rural Community Water Supply Powered by Solar Energy: Lessons Learnt from Southeast Asia 

Ms. Mariny Chheang & Mr. Ratha Kong, Engineers Without Borders Australia

Read: Day 2 Learning Material 

COVID-Proofing Communities: A Race Against the Pandemic [Zero COVID Pilipinas National Conference]

Guided by the Sustainable Development Goals, Zero COVID Pilipinas is a campaign that seeks to contribute to the country’s overall response against the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign is led by Masy Consultants in partnership with nonprofit organisation, The Caloocan Young Leaders Initiative (CYLI). Held on September 2021, the national conference held mobilised experts and advocates to discuss topics related to the present COVID-19 situation in the country, the importance of ventilation, and the different best practices in various sectors, including government agencies and their affiliates, education, businesses, workplaces, and communities.



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