New Delhi promised to build hundreds of public toilets for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Only 9 were built, and none of them are functioning. This short report from Al Jazeera’s Sohail Rahman highlights the fact that over 50 per cent of Indians have no access to clean toilets. It focuses on the lack of facilities in India’s growing cities and in schools. The report features rural development minister Jairam Ramesh, the inevitable Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh International and UNICEF India’s Suzanne Coates.
- Re: questions about Wikipedia for sanitation information dissemination - by: WikiDocJames September 23, 2014The new editor is available now. You can turn it on after you have created an account under beta features at the top right. The new editor was difficult to make. I do not think it has effect editor numbers much. Sanitation does fall into the thematic area of many areas. We see pit toilet is part of 4 wikiprojects en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Pit_toilet J
- CDD Society is holding a DEWATS Engineers Training in December - by: cddsociety September 23, 2014Dear all, CDD Society will be conducting a DEWATS engineers training from December 8th to 12th at our premises in Bangalore, India. Please see attached information brochure and registration form for details and application process. Looking forward to welcoming you in Bangalore! CDD Society
- Re: Introducing Ecosec, new company from Montpellier - by: KaiMikkel September 23, 2014ben - I am so inspired to read that you have returned home and are working locally to bring attention to the very real problems of water scarcity and legacy sanitation in your region of the world. I too see the benefits of working locally and am a student of the idea that the time has come to turn an equal amount of our attention inward and to fix the myriad […]
- Re: Sanitation community in Brazil - by: marcosateixeira September 22, 2014Dear Cecilia, Sorry that took me a long time to find the time to write back. I kind of agree with Mr. Canaday, I came to know SuSaNa when I was working with GIZ (at the time was GTZ), but I also think that the rural sanitation, that is the area my students came to my for guidance and tutoring, is not a hot issue in Brazil; as well as we kind of hold to the i […]
- Re: Press Release: iDE Cambodia hits 100,000 latrine sales in 2 years (twin pit pour flush toilets) - and general discussion - by: BlakeMcK September 22, 2014Dear Hriley, There seems to have been some confusion between all these posts. Let me do my best to clarify. iDE received a TOTAL of $6,637,711 from 3 donors (nearly 7M) to implement the Sanitation Marketing Scale Up (SMSU) Project. SMSU was implemented over 3 years. The 100,000 latrines that were the focus of this press release were all sold in this project. […]
- Re: questions about Wikipedia for sanitation information dissemination - by: WikiDocJames September 23, 2014
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