Case studies

Key resource: Lukenya Notes: Taking CLTS to Scale with Quality

The Lukenya Notes are a collection of experiences and key recommendations from the IDS meeting of CLTS practitioners held in Lukenya, Nairobi in July 2011, immediately after the AfricaSan3 meeting. The aim of the workshop was to focus on the key challenges we all face in taking CLTS to scale. Insights, case studies and options are clustered by themes which emerged from workshop brainstorming.

Date: 19 September 2011

Lessons in Urban Community-led Total Sanitation from Nakuru, Kenya

Despite huge amounts of experience of using CLTS in rural context, urban experiences are rare. This new report from Practical Action documents the processes they used and how they adapted CLTS methodologies to the context of low-income settlements in Nakuru, Kenya. The report is based on three years of innovative work funded by Comic Relief and in partnership with Kenyan NGO Umande Trust.

Date: 5 May 2015

Testing CLTS Approaches for Scalability CLTS Learning Series: Cambodia Country Report

This report presents findings on Plan International’s Community‐led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach in Cambodia. The study was conducted by The Water Institute at UNC as part of the Plan International USA project: “Testing CLTS Approaches for Scalability” (TCAS), which evaluates the roles of the following local actors in CLTS: local government, teachers, and natural leaders.
Date: 12 February 2015

Key Findings of a Sanitation Supply Chains Study in Eastern and Southern Africa- UNICEF Technical Brief

Access to improved sanitation is still a major challenge in the 21 countries of the Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR): nearly a quarter of the population practices open defecation and 40% use unimproved latrines. The challenge is twofold: changing behaviors towards adopting improved sanitation practices, and providing a supply chain of services and materials for building latrines for the rural population. This technical brief is based on the main findings of a report commissioned by UNICEF entitled “Regional Supply Chains for Sanitation in Eastern and Southern Africa”.
Date: 9 February 2015

CLTS in Fragile and Insecure Contexts: Experience from Somalia and South Sudan- UNICEF WASH Field Note

This Field Note describes the experiences of implementing CLTS programmes in the fragile states contexts of South Sudan and Somalia, with recommendations on where the approach needs to be adapted to be applied in these settings.
Date: 9 February 2015


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