sanitation marketing

Cheap versus clean: How urban dwellers of Ashaiman share the few toilets available in town

Ashaiman

While the world’s attention is on Sochi’s shared toilets, there are still 2.6 billion people worldwide without access to improved sanitation facilities. With a globally growing urban population, shared sanitation seems to be a pragmatic way of increasing coverage except for the fact that the JMP (Joint Monitoring Programme) does not consider such facilities as “improved”.

Scaling-up Sanitation and Hygiene in East Asia and Pacific: Report from the Regional Sanitation Learning Event in Bangkok (December 2013)

Norma from WaterAid PNG presents her MHM project

A three day Regional Learning event on ‘Scaling up Sanitation and Hygiene in the East Asia and Pacific Region’ was held in Bangkok in December 2013. This workshop was jointly organized by UNICEF, WSP, WaterAid and Plan International. Over 60 participants from more than 8 countries in the region (PNG, Timor Leste, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines) participated in the event. This meeting builds on the previous learning and sharing of experience at meetings including EaSan III (East Asia Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene, Bali 2012).

Date: 15 January 2014

CLTS Sharing and Learning workshop in Kathmandu, Nepal: sustainability, M&E and sanitation marketing

Group discussion at CLTS workshop, SACOSAN V

On the 20th October 2013, a one-day CLTS Sharing and Learning workshop was held in Kathmandu, Nepal, in the run-up to the 5th South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN V). We were 45 participants, coming from different countries –with Nepal leading in terms of numbers of participants and India second– and with various degrees and kinds of experience in CLTS.

Who is the 'latrine boss' of Indonesia?

Approximately 237 million people live in more than 16,000 islands that make up the nation of Indonesia. According to the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program on drinking water and sanitation, a staggering 62 million Indonesians still defecate in the open, using fields and waterways to complete their most private business. The Association of Grobogan Sanitation Entrepreneurs (PAPSIGRO) is a group of sanitation marketers who are hoping to do a thing or million about this.

 

Informed choice catalogue on improved latrine options

Informed choice catalogue cover

This booklet was developed to show that there is a wide range of rural latrine options and latrine designs adapted for users with special needs or for use in special circumstances (flooding, high groundwater table). Such different latrine types that can be used in rural areas are shown in pictures together with advantages and disadvantages, expected life span and needed materials. This format makes it easy to present a range of options and to discuss villagers’ preferences (depending on their willingness and ability to pay).

Date: 9 November 2012
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Report from the CLTS and Scaling-up Rural Sanitation Side-Event at EASAN 3, Bali

From the 8th-9th September 2012, a learning workshop on CLTS and scaling up rural sanitation in the East Asia and Pacific Region was held in Bali. The workshop, organised by Jejaring AMPL Indonesia, the CLTS team at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Plan International, UNICEF, WaterAid, WSP and WSSCC, was a side event prior to the EASAN3 Conference. Over 60 participants from 14 countries participated in the side event. The workshop’s aim was to create a stronger community of practice for CLTS and rural sanitation in the region, and hence ensure quality expansion and scale-up of community-led approaches for sanitation and hygiene.
Date: 18 October 2012

Lukenya Notes: Taking CLTS to Scale with Quality

The Lukenya Notes are a collection of experiences and key recommendations from the IDS meeting of CLTS practitioners held in Lukenya, Nairobi in July 2011, immediately after the AfricaSan3 meeting. The aim of the workshop was to focus on the key challenges we all face in taking CLTS to scale. Insights, case studies and options are clustered by themes which emerged from workshop brainstorming.

Date: 19 September 2011

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