Film - audio visual

Freddy the Fly

A new video by WSSCC that illustrates how Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) methods work to help communities become healthier and more productive: Meet Freddy, a fat little fly who loves toilet fondue! Find out what happens to him when the village where he lives is 'triggered' into cleaning up their act to become open defecation free (ODF).

WASH Talk podcast on gender equality in rural sanitation

Women-led Total Sanitation

In this IRC WASH Talk episode host Andy Narracott talks to Gabrielle Halcrow of SNV Asia about delivering gender positive water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes in the SDG era. Gabrielle is SNV’s programme coordinator for the Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All (rural) Programme in Asia. She has 20 years of professional experience working with WASH, gender equality and public health programmes with local and state governments and international development organisations.

Date: 30 November 2017

Unlocking Potential: How Water and Sanitation Can Address Childhood Stunting

Millions of children in the countries where the Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic research was conducted don’t have adequate access to any of the four factors of nutrition, including water and sanitation. Nearly one in three of them suffer stunted growth and brain development. But we can improve the human development outcomes in those countries by thinking and working differently.

Community engagement tools for sanitation planning (webinar)

An important area for capacity development relates to community engagement and the involvement of communities in the planning process of projects. Increasingly planners and government look to tool kits as a turn-key solutions but there is a need to consider what they want to get from the use of a toolkit. A number of planning tools are available to governments, these include SANDEC’s Community Led Urban Environmental Sanitation (CLUES) and Urban Community Led Total Sanitation (U-CLTS) from Practical Action, which has been applied in Nakuru, Kenya.

Toilet - Ek Prem Katha: Will this Bollywood box office hit help India tackle open defecation?

India's sanitation problems are now the topic of a new Bollywood movie entitled Toilet- Ek Prem Katha and thus far, the film has been getting rave reviews.

The film's storyline centres around a woman who leaves her husband on the first day of their marriage after discovering that he does not have a toilet. He desperately sets out on a mission to win back his love by standing up to the age-old traditions and values of India.

Watch a trailer of the movie here


Real-time learning and documentation in CRSHIP

The Cambodia Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme (CRSHIP) aims to increase access to safe sanitation and promote the sustainable practice of key sanitation and hygiene behaviors in rural Cambodia. By identifying opportunities and challenges in real-time, the Learning and Documentation Team (also know as the "L&D team") was introduced in CRSHIP 2. This video explaining why it is important to have L&D in CRSHIP. Furthermore, it features changes, improvements, and achievements that this sub-grant has done so far within the programme.

SNV WASH - SAFI Latrine Training

SNV in Zambia conducted a workshop under the Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene For All Results Programme (SSH4A), funded by DFID, during which a total of 8 masons were trained on the Safi latrine, a technology developed in Tanzania In a bid to provide consumers with affordable and durable latrine technology options.

Sustainable Sanitation for All: Experiences, Challenges and Innovations (film)

This short film gives an insight into the content and making of the book Sustainable Sanitation for all: experiences, challenges and innovations, published by the CLTS Knowledge Hub and Practical Action on the 15th July 2016. The film includes footage from the writeshop in Kenya as well as interviews with Robert Chambers and some of the authors of the book.


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