John Moyer is the Senior Manager of Southeast Asia for Water.org. He recently moved to Jakarta, Indonesia to expand Water.org’s efforts in water and sanitation services in that region. In this episode, Moyer talks about the positive impact Water.org has made since the organization’s beginning as well its future goals.
Topics Mentioned in this Episode Include:
- History of the organization
- Water facts (women, children, economic, sanitation, etc.)
- The solutions that Water.org has implemented
- Positive outcome as a result of Water.org’s solutions
About John Moyer
John Moyer has nearly a decade of international experience managing and consulting for micro, small and medium enterprise banking institutions and financial sector development projects. John currently manages Water.org’s programs across Southeast Asia, including expanding the network of local partner organizations and building their capacity to deliver water and sanitation financing and services to low-income communities.
Prior to joining Water.org, Moyer began his career in financial services working with the microfinance institution Alternativa Solidaria Chiapas, in southern Mexico. He subsequently worked on international development policy at the United States Treasury Department before re-focusing his efforts on increasing access to financial services. He worked at Alternative Credit Technologies and CHF International supporting financial institutions in Africa and the Middle East before launching his own consulting firm, Catalyst Development Finance. *
Co-founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, Water.org is a nonprofit organization that has transformed hundreds of communities in Africa, South Asia, and Central America by providing access to safe water and sanitation.
Water.org traces its roots back to the founding of WaterPartners International in 1990. In July 2009, WaterPartners merged with H2O Africa, resulting in the launch of Water.org. Water.org works with local partners to deliver innovative solutions for long-term success. Its microfinance-based WaterCredit Initiative is pioneering sustainable giving in the sector. *