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: WASH in Schools - Good Examples - by: JovanaD September 26, 2016Peer-to-peer education on hygiene in schools Recognizing that access to safe drinking-water and sanitation is a human right and that young people are at the core of action on water, sanitation and hygiene, the European Environment and Health Youth Coalition (EEHYC) has been working on engaging youth in daily hand washing promotion, menstrual hygiene educatio […]
- Re: TODAY - SuSanA monthly webinar 4: Understanding the role of learning and donor-implementer relationships, August 25th, 12:00 BST (London time) - by: Improvedavis September 26, 2016Just a reminder to please complete our second annual survey on funding mechanisms & sustainability: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASHsustainability It is quick and anonymous! Thanks very much!
- VIA Water is looking for postdoctoral researcher on Innovation in the African water sector - by: WillemijnNagel September 26, 2016This position will help VIA Water (in cooperation with UNESCO-IHE and the Centre for Frugal Innovation in Africa (CFIA)) to validate its processes, and explore and analyse how and under which conditions the VIA Water programme projects and their respective products, services and systems contribute to the fostering of innovations in the water sector. The majo […]
- Re: WG 2 Meeting In Stockholm Set: Join us Sunday, August 28, 2016, 14-15.30h, Scandic Klara Hotel - by: cecile September 26, 2016Thank you John for providing us with the link to the BEAM exchange. I had a look at their website and there is an upcoming webinar on October 5th (10 am London time) on the topic of Getting to scale for market systems for development programs. beamexchange.org/community/events/details/536/ The webinar will present five different strategies or pathways for ge […]
- Re: Theme 2: Implementation Level - by: koushikibnrj September 26, 2016Hello Belinda, I would like to introduce the current work i am engaged in as an UNICEF WASH State Consultant in Govt of Maharashtra, India. I am currently working with the Tribal Development Department. The main objective of the program is to start the first line of discussion of the importance of WASH in Residential Ashramshalas( schools). The tribal popula […]
- Re: WASH in Schools - Good Examples - by: JovanaD September 26, 2016
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