On 27 July 2011, more than 20 leading international water and development organizations signed and launched the WASH Sustainability Charter. This Charter is a collaboratively-developed mission and set of guiding principles to advance lasting solutions in water, sanitation and hygiene education (WASH). The Charter is available to read and endorse at www.WASHCharter.org.
- Thank You, Maureen Amakabane - by: Amakabane November 21, 2017Diane and Elisabeth, It was a great honor to work with you for the six weeks. My vision is to improve sanitation in schools here in Kenya. I feel working on this project was a great opportunity for me to contribute towards sanitation related online content. I look forward to continuously contribute positively to improving online sanitation content.
- Ventilation of pits for toilet blocks - by: phreymon November 21, 2017Hi Dean, Thanks for your answer. I have to check the availability, cost and robustness of such a system in Tajikistan. For now, I was rather thinking of rotary chimney cowls. Any idea on the compartmentalization of the holding tank? Cheers, Philippe
- French start-up WéCo launches commercialisation of ecological flush toilets with waste-water-treatment in a closed circuit - by: cecile November 21, 2017Dear Jorg, Thanks for introducting this new technology. On your website (French in English) the technical aspects are explained as follows: The flush transports the raw material (urine and feces) into a tank. The feces are denser and they will sink to the bottom of the tank. Then, a pump will push the liquid part and the little remaining solids into another […]
- menstrual cups, MHM work at PATH - by: cecile November 21, 2017Dear all, During a recent workshop on WASH in emergency in Senegal the presentation on MHM caught the participants' interest. In particular participants from NGOs working in Democratic Republic of Congo were keen on testing menstrual cups in their programs and enquired about where to purchase the products. I did a quick on line search and a review of do […]
- What is the difference between (sanitation) marketing? and market based approach (for sanitation programmes)? - And translation to French? - by: Marijn Zandee November 21, 2017Dear all, I just found a nice little chart from the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves to explain how they see a market based approach in contrast with the "traditional NGO" sector. Since the cookstove world shares a lot of the problems as the WASH sector in terms of achieving scale, their site is worth a browse ( cleancookstoves.org/market-devel […]
- Thank You, Maureen Amakabane - by: Amakabane November 21, 2017