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2015 - 2016
A WASH and Markets Approach to Sanitation in the Philippines
Using a WASH and Markets approach to improved public health and disaster preparedness to provide an alternative and sustainable model for access to services
The Wash and Markets (WHAM) approach integrates market-based principals to further WASH goals by supporting beneficiaries to enable them to procure affordable WASH goods and services, strengthening suppliers/traders and service providers of WASH products/services and strengthen the market to increase commercial opportunities for market …
2013 - 2018
Improving sanitation conditions for vulnerable people
Improving sanitation conditions for vulnerable people living in flooded and flood prone ares in Pikine and Guediawaye, Senegal
Mapping of 13 municipalities that have high water tables and regular flooding. Tender and selection of test model toilets; at the project start the variety of existing toilets on the market did not meet the specific needs of the flooded areas. A tender was released calling for interested parties. From this the Biofilcom toilet was selected and …
2012 - 2017
Handy Wash Tap
Handwashing Device for the Promotion of Hand Hygiene
The first prototype was field tested with refugee populations in Liberia and Kenya to assess its suitability at both household and communal levels. Following this study, the device was modified and field trialled a second time in South Sudan. The South Sudan study looked specifically at the device’s durability at the communal level where it was …
2016 - 2018
Tiger Worm Toilets for sanitation in humanitarian camps in Myanmar
Sustainable sanitation for humanitarian responses: Tiger Worm Toilets (TWT) for communal sanitation
1. Design workshop – bringing together experts in worm based sanitation, humanitarian sanitation and those from the camp area to produce appropriate design(s) which are costed in relation to local availability of materials and the skill set of local labour and contractors. 2. Implementation – 17 communal TWT blocks with 34 pans (two pans …
2016 - 2017
Sanergy's Fresh Fit Toilet
Production, trialling and assessing the market viability of a household level sanitation solution (portable toilet) for low income urban areas, in Nairobi, Kenya.
In Nairobi alone there are more than 2 million residents in informal settlements. 69% of urban residents do not have access to improved sanitation. Conventional approaches have failed to solve the urban sanitation crisis due to high population densities, insufficient land, short life span of latrines, cost, financial viability and safety issues. …
2016 - 2017
Sustainable access to sanitation facilities for South Sudanese refugees
Refugees and asylum seekers from South Sudan in Western Ethiopia, Jewi camp, Gambella
This project will introduce two new innovative sanitation options (tiger worm and urine diversion toilets) to Jewi camp. These provide waste to value potential and increase the life span of toilets, thereby reducing the long term costs of sanitation programmes by reducing emptying and replacement of latrines. In 2014 Leitchour and Nip Nip …
2014 - 2018
Sustainable WASH in Fragile Contexts (SWIFT)
To provide water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services to people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Kenya. Helping to bridge the gap between humanitarian and development programmes.
Sustainable WASH in Fragile Contexts SWIFT, is a consortium led by Oxfam with Tearfund and ODI. In eastern DRC Oxfam works with three local partners and with Tearfund to deliver improved access to water, primarily via gravity-fed schemes and spring protection, together with sanitation and hygiene work aligned to the national Villages et Ecoles …
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