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Yadjidé ADISSODA GBEDO parle d'un «pot de défécation» développé localement(Bénin)[English subtitles]

Yadjidé ADISSODA GBEDO (Chef/PAPHyR BENIN parle du processus qui a permis à l’ONG APIC de concevoir et développer localement un pot de défécation pour les personnes à mobilité réduite dans la Commune de Copargo.

English translation: Yadjidé ADISSODA GBEDO (Head / PAPHyR BENIN) talks about the process that allowed the NGO APIC to locally design and develop a defecation pot for people with reduced mobility in the Copargo Commune.

[The interview is in French with English subtitles]

Adama Sy parle du les Caisses de Solidarité Villageoise (Sénégal) [English subtitles]

Adama Sy (Responsable de programme, Agetip, Sénégal) parle d’une initiative locale, les Caisses de Solidarité Villageoise, auxquelles toutes les personnes au sein d’un même village contribuent, même les plus démunies. Le  but de cette initiative est de pouvoir soutenir financièrement tous les villageois à construire des latrines et à y accéder. Une fois que le statut FDAL est atteint les caisses continuent de soutenir les gens à construire des latrines améliorées.

How To Manual – the K-Ship Real Time Learning Approach

Development programmes tend to document the progress of their activities at the end of reporting cycles (monthly, quarterly, annually etc.). This approach has however not always been effective in significantly contributing to effective programming.  As a result, K-SHIP made a collective decision to start reporting in ‘real time’ so addressing, documenting and sharing problems and learnings as they arise rather than a significant time after.

Date: 10 January 2019

The Nakuru Accord: failing better in the WASH sector

Things can, and do, go wrong in water, sanitation and hygiene. In July 2018, an event at the Water Engineering Development Centre (WEDC) Conference in Nakuru, Kenya, 'Blunders, Bloopers and Foul-ups: A WASH Game Show' inspired a call for WASH professionals to publicly commit to sharing their failures and learning from one another.

Tools portal for national governments on sanitation and water

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) has developed a ‘Tools Portal’ to support countries and development partners to put WASH Building Blocks and Collaborative Behaviours into practice. This portal provides easy access to tools and resources aimed to help national governments and implementing partners strengthen the enabling environment for WASH.

Visit the portal here.

Determining the effectiveness and mode of operation of Community-Led total Sanitation: The DEMO-CLTS study

This is the final report of a project in which CLTS was analysed using the RANAS (Risks, Attitudes, Norms, Abilities, and Self‐regulation) approach. In this project, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, two cross sectional studies in Cambodia and Mozambique and one big field experiment with 3120 households in northern Ghana were conducted. The following research questions were addressed in this study:

Date: 20 December 2018
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Sustainability and WASH: reflections from the UNC Water and Health Conference 2018

The University of North Carolina (UNC), Water and Health Conference 2018 in Chapel Hill, United States, provided researchers, implementers and donors the opportunity to reflect and discuss how the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector is achieving sustainability, the biggest challenges to progress and possible ways forward to make sanitation outcomes equitable, accessible and affordable to everyone at all times. (The UNC Water and Health Conference is held at Chapel Hill since 2011)

Achieving sustainability in WASH research and programming

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