Africa

Learning by Doing: Working at Scale in Ethiopia

In 2006, WSP partnered with the Government of Ethiopia, the Amhara Regional Health Bureau, and USAID’s Hygiene Improvement Project (HIP) to launch the Learning by Doing Initiative in Amhara Regional State, focused on achieving total behavior change in sanitation and hygiene. The project started at scale, reaching an initial 93,000 households in four districts (estimated population of 418,000) and then expanded further to include an additional 90 districts. Overall, 5.8 million people were reached and 2.8 million more people stopped practicing open defecation and now use an open pit latrine. Key strategies discussed included building capacity at the community level and developing and testing tools and training manuals.

Date: 7 October 2011
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Succès avec l’ATPC dans la Région Anosy!

Maintenant plus de 125 personnes utilisent leurs propres latrines à Vatambe et Emagnevy dans la Commune Rurale de Mahatalaky après un déclenchement de l’ATPC (Assainissement Totale Piloté par la Communauté) réalisé par l’ONG Azafady l’année dernière. Cette mise à jour pour le réseau Diorano-WASH de Madagascar rend compte des leçons tirées de l’initiative pilote de l’ATPC.

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Date: 5 October 2011
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Innovative Approaches to Implementing CLTS in an Urban Setting in Ghana

Lessons, challenges and opportunities from piloting CLTS in a small town of Lekpongunor in the Dangme West District of Ghana. A paper by Nii Lantei Wellington, Eugene Larbi and Joyce Appiah, presented at the 22nd Mole Conference under the theme: Towards Decentralised WASH Services Delivery: Challenges and Lessons. (August 2011)

Date: 21 September 2011
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Combining CLTS with an Essential Family Practices programme and using performance bonus for facilitators and Natural Leaders

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