Practical Action is a development charity that works with poor communities to help them choose and use technology to improve their lives for today and generations to come. Their vision is that of a world free of poverty and injustice in which technology is used to the benefit of all.
East Asia & Pacific International NGO Latin America & Caribbean Sub-Saharan Africa
2017 - 2020
Up scaling Faridpur city best practices and continued support in Faridpur City, Bangladesh
Transformation of informal sanitation workers into formal entrepreneurs
To foster transformation of informal sanitation workers into formal entrepreneurs while elevating their social and economic empowerment
2014 - 2017
Orissa state-level urban sanitation partnership - Piloting sustainable sanitation service delivery in two cities (Project Nirmal)
To support a pilot in two small cities in the state of Odisha, India, in order to demonstrate a city-wide sanitation system for small cities strongly incorporating faecal sludge management techniques for on-site sanitation systems.
The project will be implemented in consultation and partnership with State Government and city authorities of Dhenkanal and Anugul Municipalities and the Project Management Structure that envisages a Project Steering Committee (PSC) to be chaired by the Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department, Govt. of Odisha and the state and city …
2014 - 2017
Public Private Partnerships for sustainable sludge management services in Faridpur, Bangladesh
To establish effective and consistent sludge management services, ensuring the city’s sustainably healthy environment and its people health.
The municipality of Faridpur have elaborated its vision for a “sustainable and safe city-wide faecal sludge management system serving all municipal residents and institutions in Faridpur municipality by 2025”, to achieve sustainable FSM component of the City Development Plan. This vision involves addressing the three systemic problems that …
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