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Plan Ethiopia and UNICEF sign cooperation agreement to implement Community Led Total Sanitation(CLTS) projects in Rural Ethiopia

Plan Ethiopia, and the United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) have signed a cooperation agreement to strategically scale up the application of CLTS for sanitation and hygiene development works in the country.

The project aims to support government initiative to enhance sanitation and hygiene to reach the Universal Access Plan (UAP) and the UN-set Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target.

Date: 26 August 2009

Healthy Places, Healthy People

Njoroge Kamau, Health Advisor of Plan Kenya, Coast has contributed an article on CLTS to the June issue of Health Exchange which focuses on the social determinants of health, what they mean for health workers and how we put this approach into practice. The article describes how Plan Kenya and the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation have used CLTS to successfully address the problems of low sanitation coverage, open defecation and their negative impacts on health. The article gives a good description of how the approach works, as well as its specific application in the Kenyan context.

Date: 23 July 2009

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.


Update report on CLTS in Mutoko (Zimbabwe)

This update report covers the period from the time CLTS was introduced in Mutoko in November 2008 to the end of March 2009. It highlights the processes and activities undertaken to date, the achievements and challenges as well as lessons learnt. It also gives examples of new tools and innovations to the CLTS process that have emerged in Zimbabwe. Finally, the report will discusses ways forward and in particular how the programme intends to scale up the CLTS approach in the district.

Date: 2 July 2009


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