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Plan International USA Receives $7 Million Grant for Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) Research Project in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Ghana

In September 2011, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded Plan International USA a four-year $7 million dollar learning and implementation grant to determine how to best introduce Community-Led Total Sanitation solutions in developing countries. Research and testing will be conducted on new and specifically designed projects in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Ghana and will examine the CLTS approach, ultimately aiming to uncover ways to make it more scalable and cost-effective.

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Plan Indonesia wins top award for CLTS project

Plan Indonesia’s Grobogan-based Scaling-Up Project was singled out for the honour in the ‘Sanitation and Wastewater – Software’ category of this year’s International Water Association Project Innovation Awards, to be held in Malaysia 21st-24th November. The judging panel praised the project for its innovative approach to sanitation based on community participation and led by the community itself. Yohanna Pakpahan, Plan Indonesia’s Community-Led Total Sanitation project manager in Grobogan district, will represent Plan to receive the award.

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Engaging with government to scale-up Community-Based Total Sanitation in Indonesia

In 2007 Plan International Indonesia (Plan Indonesia) adopted Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) as its only approach for implementing sanitation projects in its 9 Program Unit sites. This paper outlines the process being undertaken to take CLTS to scale, the key factors that have enabled it and the lessons learned so far.

Date: 7 October 2011
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Children’s involvement in CLTS: A case study of Oboyambo community in central region of Ghana

Short case study from Plan Ghana on activities that form part of the Pan Africa Project The case study looks at the involvement and active participation of children in CLTS and SLTS in Oboyambo community, Agona East District of the Central Region of Ghana a

Date: 8 September 2011
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