Archive for Off – Campus Sustainability

Hands-on Toilet Construction Courses

susan_logoIn collaboration with the Water, Agroforestry, Nutrition and Development (WAND) Foundation the XU SUSAN Center in conducting 2-4 days practical hands-on trainings on the design and construction of different low-cost sustainable sanitation technologies ranging from the simple Arboloos (literally ‘tree toilet’) over more complex single- and double-vault Urine Diversion Dehydration Toilets (UDDTs) to Terra Preta Sanitation solutions.

SuSan Center

susan_logoThe Sustainable Sanitation Center (SuSan Center) is a multidisciplinary convergence center of Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan involving the 3 Xavier University Colleges: School of Medicine, College of Engineering and the College of Agriculture. The SUSAN center is committed to a science-based and multi-sectoral engagement in sustainable sanitation aiming to achieve a cleaner and healthier environment and promoting human dignity for peaceful and sustainable development in Mindanao, the Philippines and the wider Southeast Asian region. The SUSAN centers core activities include capacity development of communities, policy makers and other institutions on sustainable sanitation and to support the development and implementation of various sustainable sanitation technology solutions.

Survey the Educational

survey_educationalOn the 28th of May 2014, Ms. Phon Sonai and Br. Ham Toeun started to survey the education needs in the three villages close to our land, Phnom Bak, Dey Lo and Banoy. The questionnaire focuses on three groups, young people who have dropped out of school, young people who are experience learning difficulties in school and those who have not yet started school.

USD Participation in ACUCA Student Camp 2012: The Youths Create Green Asia

News_03092012140648_Berita_USD_01092012075907_acu1Sanata Dharma University resent its 4 students to join The Association of Christian University Colleges in Asia (ACUCA) Student Camp 2012 held on August 20 – 24, 2012.The ACUCA Student Camp brought up environmental matter with theme “Aiming for Tomorrow Where We Can Walk Side by Side: Our Dream, Our Efforts”.