Ending open defecation in rural Pakistan

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Plan Pakistan with the help of a local partner, Integrated Regional Support Programme (IRSP), and supported by UNICEF is working to change the state of sanitation in Pakistan. CLTS is used to trigger communities but in order to sustain demand, Plan’s local partners remain in contact the communities through community resource persons. Three resource persons conduct follow on hygiene sessions. Additionally, the electronic and print media are utilized in order to ensure communities do not slip back to open defecation and keep on climbing up on sanitation ladder.

Read this short summary of Plan’s work to end open defecation in Pakistan and take a look at the key role children are playing in promoting hygiene awareness

Source: Plan Pakistan

Date: 19 January 2012
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Pakistan
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