What does it really cost to extend and sustain safe water and hygienic sanitation to poor communities in developing countries? The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is supporting the IRC’s project, WASHCost: Quantifying the cost of delivering safe water, sanitation and hygiene services, with a US$14.48 million (Euro 9.86 million) grant over five years to answer this question and to transform information, learning and performance in the sector.
- Re: To residents of Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam: Regional Workshop on Planning for Urban Sanitation and Public Health, by Eawag - by: phreymon September 3, 2015Dear colleagues, On the request of interested parties, here are more information about the cost of the regional workshop on "Planning Urban Sanitation and Public Health", taking place in Hanoi on 20-22 October, for practitioners from Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar : the costs of the workshop (venue, training materials, field trip) are funded. […]
- Re: CLTS Sharing and Learning workshop at AfricaSan IV i Senegal - by: muench September 3, 2015Hi Hanna, Did you find those CLTS presentations on the AfricaSan website? I didn't. I looked here: www.africasan.com/pages/43/proceedings-of-africasan-4# Petra: since there seems to be a delay with getting those AfricaSan presentations online, could you already share them in a different way? E.g. by attaching them to a post or uploading them to your web […]
- Latrines for Riverine Areas - by: samokedi September 3, 2015I'm on a Project in Rivers State of Nigeria that involves CLTS. The challenge is getting appropriate Latrines for people who have traditionally used pier hanging latrines. The water levels are very high. Kindly point me to the direction of existing technologies that are affordable and sustainable.
- Sustainability clause in funding agreements with the Dutch government - by: muench September 3, 2015This "Sustainability clause in funding agreements with the Dutch government" came up again during a discussion at the 20th SuSanA meeting on 22 August which I attended via the live streaming. Soon the video from the meeting will be available and I can point to the exact time of the conversation. It came up in the context of failures of sanitation s […]
- Re: hard-to-reach indigenous groups and WASH - by: canaday September 3, 2015Hi Joe, One more comment. We should remember that indigenous people are not primitive, they just have different cultures and have had the strength of cultural identity to not succumb to the pressures of the dominant society. In many cases, they have more realistic perspectives on sanitation and hygiene compared to the tribe of Queen Victoria with their flush […]
- Re: To residents of Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam: Regional Workshop on Planning for Urban Sanitation and Public Health, by Eawag - by: phreymon September 3, 2015
- Mbulu and Mulongwe chiefdoms become ODF September 3, 2015Mbulu and Mulongwe chiefdoms in Samfya district deserve commendation for joining other chiefdoms in attaining Open Defecation Free (ODF) status; a development aimed at inducing sustainable behavioural change and practices in hygiene and sanitation.6
- Art students invent new device for cleaning menstrual pads, hygienically and discreetly August 13, 2015A group of students at Art Center College of Design in California have built a low-cost, easy-to-use tool, called Flo, to wash and dry reusable sanitary cloths.6
- The human right to water and sanitation July 15, 2015Water and sanitation are fundamental human rights, and providing access through CLTS is a way of empowering the most unconnected and disadvantaged6
- CLTS Knowledge Hub activities at WEDC Conference 27-31 July June 17, 2015The CLTS Knowledge Hub will be offering four CLTS-related activities at the upcoming international WEDC Conference which is taking place in Loughborough from the 27-31 July 2015.6
- Shit Stunts: Refocusing Priorities in Nutrition and WaSH June 15, 2015Integration of Nutrition and WaSH programmes was the key topic discussed at the multi sectorial panel seminar hosted by Irish Aid, the IFGH and the Development Studies Association of Ireland on the 19th May.6
- Mbulu and Mulongwe chiefdoms become ODF September 3, 2015
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