- Re: Innovations and Private Sector: Can They Solve the Sanitation Problem? - by: CompostEra February 14, 2016I agree with staying clear of government interaction ... better to offer something that works equally good for the user and the environment so users want it for them ... their preference ... not someone else's
- Re: Innovations and Private Sector: Can They Solve the Sanitation Problem? - by: CompostEra February 14, 2016Diane, try this www.smarttoilet.se for an entirely new strategy to solve the problems created by human waste without creating waste ...
- Re: Innovations and Private Sector: Can They Solve the Sanitation Problem? - by: CompostEra February 14, 2016The technicality has been solved, even solved easily when you know how, see www.smarttoilet.se ... the problem is this: what will it take to overcome the HABIT of putting the ICONIC WC on top. It got to be something that users experience as better and tell others.
- Re: Innovations and Private Sector: Can They Solve the Sanitation Problem? - by: DianeKellogg February 13, 2016Or.....give me plenty of reading for a long airplane ride tomorrow. I've downloaded this bonanza of information to my drive, and you have my thanks for all the time you invested.
- Re: Innovations and Private Sector: Can They Solve the Sanitation Problem? - by: F H Mughal February 13, 2016Last - enough to spoil your weekend!! F H Mughal
- Re: Innovations and Private Sector: Can They Solve the Sanitation Problem? - by: CompostEra February 14, 2016
- Bum deal: is access to a toilet a human right or a privilege? January 29, 2016Adequate sanitation is a human right, recognised by the UN.petra
- Rural Indore free from open defecation January 26, 2016Whistle-blower kids have done it for Indore district.petra
- Swachh Bharat campaign: More money down the drain? December 11, 2015Subsidy-driven Swachh Bharat is a failed, old idea. What is needed to stop open defecation is a community-driven approach that has worked wonders in Bangladesh.petra
- Webinar on Engaging Local Actors in Sanitation Behavior Change: Case Studies of CLTS (Plan/UNC) December 9, 2015Join UNC and Plan for a webinar on Thursday, December 17th from 10:00 – 11:00 am (EST) as they shpetra
- CLTS Sharing and Learning workshop at SACOSAN VI in Dhaka December 8, 2015On Sunday 10th January 2016, the CLTS Knowledge Hub at IDS, UNICEF and WSSCC are co-convening a CLTS Sharing and Learning Workshop as part of the SACOSAN VI Conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh.petra
- Bum deal: is access to a toilet a human right or a privilege? January 29, 2016
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While on a mission in Bangladesh I visited a tea stall where I saw a lot of men getting their daily cup of tea. Tea stalls are a common phenomenon in Bangladesh, it is a place where people gather not just for tea, but to hang out and talk freely about whatever is important to them. Male field workers in the BRAC WASH programme have started visiting these stalls to discuss sanitation and hygiene practices.
Forum theatres are one of WaterAid’s new approaches of improving hygiene in Bangladesh by focusing on men. See below photos of a pilot show in Jogdol bazaar, Magura in west Bangladesh.
Hygiene promotion for men is also being addressed in an EU-funded rehabilitation project in Nepal being carried out by NGO Nepal Water for Health (NEWAH), with support from the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre. Read more in IRC’s Source Bulletin.
Local health workers in Nepal are performing in village plays to promote men’s hygiene.
It’s an innovative way of getting the hygiene message across to the target audience – men. Targeting men is not easy because, in many districts, men go to India for six months at a time for work.
Read more: IRC, 19 June 2009