Toilet training

By Chris Chambers, 12-09-2008

2008 is the United Nations International Year of Sanitation – and there’s a good reason for it with an estimated 2.6 billion people, forty per cent of the world’s population, having no access to a toilet. And in many cases, a toilet that is available can be a health hazard in itself.  (…)

It’s a target that seems highly unlikely to be met but there are numerous organisations around the world that are trying to improve the situation. One of them is SIMAVI, a Dutch NGO that’s been working for more than eighty years to improve the health conditions for the very poorest people in Asia and Africa. (…)

Read more and listen to the programme Radio Netherlands Worldwide

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