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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
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AMCOW AfricaSan Awards 2009: Chief Macha from Zambia receives top honour for leadership

The AMCOW AfricaSan top honor for Leadership has been awarded to His Royal Highness Chief Macha, a traditional and community leader from Zambia who has used his status in a uniquely proactive manner to advocate for improved sanitation, not just in his Kingdom of Tonga which has now attained Open Defecation Free (ODF) status, but also in the wider district and province with a multitude of stakeholders.The African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) is pleased to invite entries for the maiden AfricaSan Awards compet

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Call for submissions: Contributions to a Participatory Learning Action (PLA) Issue on Community-Led Total Sanitation in Africa

Contributions are being sought from those working with CLTS (practitioners from NGOs and agencies, governments, Natural Leaders) who would like to contribute an article of up to 2500 words to the forthcoming issue of Participatory Learning and Action on Community-Led Total Sanitation in Africa. Contributions should capture practical experiences of practitioners in CLTS: processes they have been engaged in, achievements, lessons, innovations, challenges, ways forward.

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Ending Open Defecation - One community at a time: interview with Dr Kamal Kar on Think Globally Radio

This Sunday, 7th June, 7pm Central European Time (CET), Think Globally Radio will broadcast Ending Open Defecation – One Community at a time, an interview with Dr. Kamal Kar.

The broadcast can be listened to live at www.thsradio.se. It can also be downloaded via i-tunes (usually a few days after the broadcast). (If you are in Stockholm, you can listen to the show at THS Radio 95.3FM)

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