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: Marketing training for some sales representatives who will market services in Peri Urban Areas (Lusaka, Zambia) - by: Sibongile September 29, 2016Hi Trevor, Thanks for your thoughts and indeed I was refering to Chazanga and Kanyama. We currently have two marketing officers, one in each PUA. Previously no marketing was done about the FSM services offered. it was merely an informative exercise to create awareness. Now we would like to ensure that the marketing officers engage with the communities with t […]
- Re: ~500,000 people in the U.S.A. lack adequate water and sanitation - by: canaday September 29, 2016Hi Kai, Good article and big problem. Maybe we can help them somehow. Something went wrong with the link, but here is the correct one: mobile.nytimes.com/2016/09/27/health/plu...-states-poverty.html Best wishes, Chris Canaday
- Re: Theme 2: Implementation Level - by: JKMakowka September 29, 2016A practical way forward could be to advocate for more vocational training like activities in schools. This is based both on the general observation that school curricular are way to theoretical in most countries (i.e. not actually teaching life skills) and that if they had such classes they would also have more technically minded teachers/staff that could ma […]
- Re: Marketing Training on FSM Facilties - by: tmsinnovation September 28, 2016Dear Sibo I would be really interested in what your current thinking and ideas are around "marketing training for some sales representatives who will market services in Peri Urban Areas". I presume that the areas are Kanyama and Chazanga. If you were able to share some of your thoughts, then the forum members would better be able to engage and add […]
- Re: Theme 2: Implementation Level - by: PaminFinland September 28, 2016Hi, you asked about whether female teachers have to miss school also. In fact the only time I have heard about this problem it has been in schools with male teachers only. It is not a standard thing to have a shrine in the school grounds - only some of the time. We have been talking about possible behaviour change communication strategies, particularly with […]
- Re: Marketing training for some sales representatives who will market services in Peri Urban Areas (Lusaka, Zambia) - by: Sibongile September 29, 2016
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