Sanitation

Category: Sanitation

Mandatory Sanitation Before Campaign Kick Starts

In the medium to be chosen in reaching the community to embrace clean water solutions, the issue of sanitation must be frequently raised. The campaign will involve working hand in hand with the community leader in other to ensure proper sanitation and get people of the community to work with the campaign. First the need for personal hygiene should be emphasized on, then the environment. The people of the community must ...more »

Submitted by (@ruqki0)

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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Management Fund

The best way to manage these utility components is by introducing a WASH fund which is taxed from all working adults which could be 2% of the employee's monthly gross salary and the employer can top up 4% of the gross salary of the employee to raise funds to manage the activities of rural WASH service companies/ facilitation for the local government employees who could be supported with an incentive to perform better ...more »

Submitted by (@jmukanga)

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public health education

In many parts of Rural Africa people's life and capacity to support their well being is affected by poor sanitation among the families, this too leads to failure to get clean water. water is usually contaminated by poor personal hygiene practices which can be reversed through public health education.

As a veterinarian with public health background, this becomes a fertile ground that can be implemented in my country

Submitted by (@bssenkeera)

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Rain Water Harvesting plus, Key to provision of clean water.

Vihiga County and much of Western Kenya are heavily populated areas, endowed with good rainfall but poor in sanitation. Most of the residents use pit latrines,increasing chances of water contamination, both ran off water and ground water. Many households still fetch water from the numerous springs, sources that are easily contaminated by human waste. As population increases,and many more pit latrines are dug, this water ...more »

Submitted by (@patrickominde)

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Conserving Water For Sanitation

Clean water is scarce in developing countries and it is important to be able to use the available water as efficiently as possible. In the developed world we use self-closing taps in private and public bathrooms to efficiently use water for sanitation. Some of these taps require electricity and they all require water infrastructure to operate. We propose the application of a small, low cost, simple, and portable self-closing ...more »

Submitted by (@yuriymorayko)

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African Governments Should Amend A Policy That Force Foreign Investors Ensure Sources Of Clean Drinking Water Before They Set Up

If you try to read the statistics via google, a big number of foreign big companies are setting up businesses in different parts of Africa. Many of these companies mascarade in the name of improving local human welbeing through building infrastructure but when in the actural sence a few of these companies fulfill their promises hence diverting all profits made to their native countries living African states more poorer. ...more »

Submitted by (@mattderrick)

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Community Based Safe water chain Management

Sustainable sanitation in Africa is rooted in tradition and sanitation practices that are promoted in respect to tradition are most likely to be successful. Tradition requires all sane people to be respectable a reason which is non- medical but highly regarded to have a latrine in a home. Communities in Africa have for a long time managed community problems without foreign support such as burring the dead and even performing ...more »

Submitted by (@jmukanga)

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using village health teams and water purifyers

the village health team is a group of volunteers selected by the community and trained by health professionals to provide basic health care packages in their communities. this members can help improve sanitation at no cost. each member is allocated a number of households that he monitors, so if they are given to distribute the water purifiers like pure, they will also be able to sensitize their households on better hygiene ...more »

Submitted by (@ilagalapaul)

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Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project (RWSSP)

Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project (RWSSP) is new project aims to cover at most five rural sectors selected from the Southern Province of Rwanda. The overall goal of the project is to contribute to Rwanda’s Poverty Reduction Strategy -Agenda for Change and achievement of the water supply, sanitation and hygiene targets set out in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Its specific objective is to: increase sustainable ...more »

Submitted by (@ndizineste)

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SANITATION MARKETING TO IMPROVE RURAL SANITATION AT SCALE

Seventy percent (70%) of the 2.6 billion people world wide lack access to improved sanitation live in rural areas, one of every people who lack access to improved sanitation practice open defecation. Sanitation marketing marketing is about more than just training masons. It involves a more comprehensive demand and supply strengthening strategy drawing on social and commercial marketing and behavior change communication ...more »

Submitted by (@namuliagnes)

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SpaTap Eco Friendly Handwashing and Showering bottle Shower

SpaTap http://spatap.com/ is an Eco Friendly, water saving, Handwashing and showering device, that instantly turns any bottle into a flow controllable shower or tap. SpaTap can make an instant handwashing station with soap out of any bottle Please watch our videos: Here is a link to our new promo video This is how Soap can be instantly dispensed ...more »

Submitted by (@stuart)

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Name and Shame campaigns

All communities need to be prepared for the name and shame campaign that will be carried out in 6 months time for members who fail to fix their hygiene and sanitation issues. This could start with the leaders in a transparent manner where they are encouraged to address hygiene in their own families for 3 months. After which, those who fail to meet the deadline are named and ashamed on community venues like churches during ...more »

Submitted by (@jmukanga)

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