Community Led Total Sanitation as a Livelihoods Entry Point – A Brief Introduction

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Katherine Pasteur (2005). IDS A livelihoods approach takes a holistic and integrated approach to development in communities, however a key challenge can be finding an entry point. Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) has been found to be an effective entry point activity for wider livelihood interventions. This document outlines the CLTS approach to sanitation, building solidarity and a sense of empowerment to take further action for community improvement. It describes experiences from Bangladesh as illustration of successes and challenges.
Date: 12 December 2008