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CLTS: A handbook on facts and processes

The Ministry of Health in partnership with Plan Uganda has developed a handbook on facts and processes of Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS). The aim of the handbook is to increase awareness and harness momentum for uptake of CLTS among stakeholders such as key Ministries with responsibility for sanitation, District Local Governments structures and Civil Society Organizations.
Date: 19 March 2014
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Sanitation Marketing: a handbook for managers and private sector players

In order to address sanitation challenges, accelerate access and sustained use of latrines coupled with good hygiene practices such as hand washing Uganda’s Ministry of Health, together with Plan Uganda, has produced handbooks on sanitation marketing. The aim is to increase awareness and harness momentum for uptake of Sanitation Marketing among stakeholders such as government at policy making level, line ministries, district local government structures and civil society organizations.

Date: 18 March 2014
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Sanitation Marketing: a handbook for policymakers

In order to address sanitation challenges, accelerate access and sustained use of latrines coupled with good hygiene practices such as hand washing Uganda’s Ministry of Health, together with Plan Uganda, has produced handbooks on sanitation marketing. The aim is to increase awareness and harness momentum for uptake of Sanitation Marketing among stakeholders such as government at policy making level, line ministries, district local government structures and civil society organizations.

Date: 18 March 2014
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Setting the scene for open defecation free communities in Zambia and beyond

This week Plan International WASH Advisors, IDS, IRC, Plan Netherlands,Plan UK and Plan USA have converged in Lusaka to deliberate on shit. It has been interesting to see how different countries have progressed over the four years of implementing CLTS. The experiences from the participants reveal that gender is critical in CLTS because we need to engage women, men and children to make decisions on sanitation as well as address their specific needs.

CLTS Week…. Let’s deal with ‘Shit’ in Africa

I am in Lusaka Zambia participating in the Pan African Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) annual Network meeting. The first day was really exciting for me… first because I got to meet enthusiastic CLTS champions from East and West Africa and secondly, this year’s meeting is UNIQUE  because we have participation of the Zambian government staff, partners, and a traditional leader (Chief) from one of the communities where Plan Zambia is implementing CLTS!

Testing CLTS Approaches for Scalability: Systematic Grey Literature Review

The project, Testing CLTS Approaches for Scalability, evaluates through a rigorous research program three distinctive strategies to enhance the roles of local actors in CLTS interventions in Kenya, Ghana and Ethiopia. The project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, aims to learn, capture and share reliable and unbiased information on CLTS approaches and scalability.This grey literature review was prepared by The Water Institute at UNC for Plan International USA as part of the project.

Date: 26 February 2014
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CLTS in South Africa

In August 2011 Petra Bongartz who manages the CLTS Knowledge Hub at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex UK and I were invited by the Community Water Supply and Sanitation Unit, Cape Peninsula University of Technology to introduce CLTS in South Africa. The work, supported by the Water Research Commission aimed at piloting CLTS in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa.

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