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The Sh!t Fire Burns On in Kenya

For the third year running Plan Kenya, partners and communities will be celebrating World Toilet Day on the 19th November 2009. This year has seen more organizations join the growing CLTS network. These include SNV (The Netherlands Development Organization), World Vision and Oxfam UK among others. There is increased interest in piloting CLTS in low income settlements in Nairobi by organizations such UN HABITAT, Community Cleaning Services and Nairobi City Council.

Date: 18 November 2009

Community led total sanitation (CLTS): Addressing the challenges of scale and sustainability in rural Africa

by Sameer Shah (formerly Plan UK, now Health Unlimited) and Amsalu Negussie, Plan RESA (Regional Office of East and Southern Africa)

Paper presented at the Water and Sanitation in International Development and Disaster Relief (WSIDDR) International Workshop Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 28–30 May 2008.

Date: 25 September 2009

SNV Ethiopia's Experience with CLTS

SNV (2009)
Jackson Wandera, Zinash Tsegaye, Adane Kitaba, Fantahun Getachew and Selamawit Tamiru

Overview of SNV Ethiopia’s use of CLTS in 6 districts in southern Ethiopia, explaining the background of the programme and reflecting on successes and lessons learned so far, including some thoughts on the role that the presence of outsiders plays during triggering and follow-up.

Date: 23 September 2009


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