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: Construction of Toilet (with Innovative Superstructure) at the Local Govt Office for TATA Housing's SWACHH CSR Project, India - by: golden4751 March 4, 2015How will this work during monsoon when there is water logging and what will happen to the pit . Also the leach pit lets to urin and water go in the ground water . Risk is that it is also taking a lot of pathogens in the ground water ?? Pls comment
- Re: Introducing energypedia: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: WikiDocJames March 3, 2015That we are under compatible licenses helps with collaboration.
- Re: Information request on anal cleansing and water contamination - by: campbelldb March 3, 2015Hello, I received more details on this information request that I hope will be helpful. Please let me know if you have any relevant info: ----------------------------- Is there any academic research that has been conducted that looks at levels of fecal contamination of surrounding environment due to anal cleansing. Obviously if this is connected with open de […]
- Re: Fecal Sludge Omni-Ingestor (FSOI) suite of technologies for fecal sludge emptying and transport (contract by BMGF, USA and Senegal, India, South Africa) - by: jvaneynde March 3, 2015Hello. I've been working with Andrew Whitesell at Beaumont for the past few months and we would like to take this opportunity to provide an update on the FSOI project. Fecal Sludge Omni-Ingestor Project update Start & End Date: 2011 – TBD (to be determined; the contract has been extended to accommodate a changing or growing scope of work) Type of Fu […]
- We need to push ecological sanitation - Swiss Sustainability Prize - by: dorothee.spuhler March 3, 2015Dear all One of our cewas-ians needs your support to win a Swiss Sustainability Prize (Prix eco Swisscanto. She needs a few more likes in order to win the first prize of 15'000 CHF to support her work. See her request below (Deadline is tomorrow Wednesday 04.03.15 - so please be fast ): Please click on this Facebook link (http://goo.gl/Rrr1pi) and […]
- Re: Construction of Toilet (with Innovative Superstructure) at the Local Govt Office for TATA Housing's SWACHH CSR Project, India - by: golden4751 March 4, 2015
- Delhi: Achieving ODF status February 25, 2015With the fact that nearly 35% of Delhi slum dwellers still practise open defecation, most of community and public toilets in the capital remains non-functional; the present scenario doesn’t seem to meet the goals of Delhi Master Plan for making the city Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2015. In this article, Ajay Sinha, Chief Operating Officer, Feedback Foundat […]6
- Webinar on gender, violence and access to WASH/ Webinaire Genre, violence et accès aux services EAH February 10, 2015On Tuesday 17th March 2015 at 13.30 GMT (English) and 16.00 GMT (French), RWSN and WaterAid will6
- In Ekiti, it’s war against open defecation February 10, 2015Owners of houses without toilets in Ekiti are now in a heated rush to meet the deadline set for t6
- Nigeria: Rescue From Diseases Through Water, Sanitation, Hygiene February 6, 2015The Guardian visited some of the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Community Led Total Sani6
- Winners of the CLTS Photo Competition February 2, 2015We have chosen the winners of our Picturing CLTS photo competition. Thank you to everyone who submitted photos. It was great to see such diverse depictions of CLTS in action and of many related aspects like handwashing, inclusive WASH and monitoring.6
- Delhi: Achieving ODF status February 25, 2015
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