Using EcoSan toilets for enhanced health in Bugesera District (Rwanda)

2016 - 2019 • WaterAid

Purpose

Piloting EcoSan toilets in 2 communal villages

Activities

This project pilots EcoSan toilets in 2 communal villages. These are ‘model villages’ from which the technology will be promoted for replication. The compost is used as fertiliser in order to improve agricultural production.

Activities include:

• Training local technicians in the building and maintenance of Ecosan toilets.
• Conducting the community process of identifying initial beneficiaries.
• Training local technicians in hygiene promotion.
• Identifying 113 households in Bugesera to build Ecosan toilets and form part of 'model villages'.
• Building 113 Ecosan toilets.

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Objectives

1. Improved access to, and use of, sustainable sanitation facilities.
2. Replicability of EcoSan toilets is ensured through knowledge sharing for uptake and institutionalisation.
3. Support is provided to a further 60 households to replicate EcoSan toilets.

Contact information

Connie Benjamin
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Fertiliser Food security and productive sanitation International NGO Other funding source or unspecified Practitioners Rural Rural Rwanda Specific to one or several countries Sub-Saharan Africa Toilets or urinals (user interface) Urine diversion dehydration toilets (UDDTs)

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