Established in 1990, ENPHO is a service-oriented, scientific, national non-governmental organization that envisages contributing to sustainable community development by combining research and action through integrated programs in the fields of environment and public health. ENPHO runs a government accredited laboratory and promotes eco-friendly technologies with the aim of establishing eco-societies. ENPHO develops and promotes integrated community based approaches for safe water, sustainable sanitation, solid waste management, hygiene behavior and improving indoor air quality monitoring to create healthy societies. Furthermore, knowledge-based education and advocacy campaigns help on achieving ENPHO’s mission.
2. ENPHO Mission and Strategy ENPHO’s mission is to develop and promote appropriate technologies to enable societies become eco-friendly. ENPHO has set the following strategies: ï‚· Conduct research and develop appropriate technologies that are acceptable to local communities ï‚· Demonstrate eco-friendly technologies and practices ï‚· Develop and implement effective strategies to promote eco-friendly technologies ï‚· Network with partners for coordination and advocacy ï‚· Enhance organizational capacity ï‚· Develop local capacities
3 ENPHO Team ENPHO is a membership based organization. ENPHO's General Assembly, which is its apex body comprising of 108 members, meets at least once a year to review activities of the past year, provide strategic direction and approve annual budgets and programs. The General Assembly elects an Executive Board once every three years. The Board meets at least once every two months to review the activities of the organization and provide strategic guidance. The day to day operation of ENPHO is managed by a team of about 90 staff led by an Executive Director (ED) who is supported by a Senior Management Team consisting of heads of different programs.
Responsibilities of Executive Director ENPHO's ED will have the necessary technical, management and leadership skills to manage and lead ENPHO. The ED will work under the guidance of the ENPHO Board and will be fully responsible for the day-to-day management of ENPHO to ensure it remains a professional and result-oriented institution. Specific responsibilities of the ED are as follows:
ï‚§ Work with the ENPHO Board and other key stakeholders to develop strategic and operational plans for leading ENPHO forward.Formulate business plans for operating and expanding the services of ENPHO in an efficient and effective manner. ï‚§ Plan resource requirements, set priorities and mobilize necessary resources for the implementation of activities.