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Villagers and students push for toilets in Bokeo during World Toilet Day

On the 19th November, rural communities in Meung, Pha Oudom, and Paktha in Bokeo province, Laos, marked World Toilet Day with sanitation-and-hygiene-promoting activities organized by the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene program of Plan International, Lao PDR Office, with financial support from the Australian government/AusAID.

Date: 25 November 2011
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35 percent of Mulanje households have no toilets

During activities held by Plan Malawi to mark World Toilet Day on the 19th November, Mulanje District Environmental Health Officer Bosco Kalua revealed that 35 percent of households in Mulanje have no toilets, posing a huge sanitation risk. Commemoration of World Toilet Day was in line with Plan Malawi’s CLTS project and the event was held under the theme, “Take part in development of your community-One household-One toilet”.

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World Toilet Day 2011 events in Vietnam

Vietnam marked the 2011 World Toilet Day with a sanitation workshop, bringing together officials from the Ministry of Health, researchers from national research institutes and sanitation practitioners from various national agencies, NCCR North-South, WHO, Unilever, INGOs including Plan International, East Meets West and Lien Aid. Results of various researches related to sanitation were presented and discussed.

Date: 22 November 2011
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Ending Open Defecation to Save Lives: World Toilet Day 2011 in Kenya

The last one month we have been really busy gearing up for the World Toilet Day. This is the fifth year running that Plan International Kenya will be celebrating World Toilet Day. As usual we celebrate this day on the ground where villages have attained Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. The first (2007), second (2008) and third (2009) year we celebrated in Kilifi, the 4th (2010) in Homa Bay County. This year the celebrations will be in Siaya County.

Trigger: Annual Report for the Pan African CLTS project

Trigger is an Annual Report for the Pan African project Empowering self-help sanitation of rural and peri-urban communities and schools in Africa. It includes background information about the project, overviews of the 8 countries’ activities and progress as well as many interesting photos.

Date: 17 November 2011

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