Published in: 2013
Water Information Network (WIN-SA), South Africa
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The ANDM Sanitation Job Creation Programme commenced in 2004 and has proved the success of its zone site service centre approach. Two of the original nine zone sites were lost to the Sisonke District Municipality, but the other seven are still in operation. Several thousand jobs have been sustained from these sites, and in the process over 80 000 VIP latrines have been built. Job creation and skills transfer have been major aims of the programme, and by and large these aims have been achieved. A key prerequisite for this approach is district wide long term sanitation planning, as opposed to piecemeal village by village planning.
As the programme moves into what will probably be its penultimate phase, the District will be looking to find ways to ensure that both the zone sites and the workers and small contractors associated with them are able to continue contributing to the on-going development of the region.
Still, D. (2013). Sanitation job creation - Learning from Alfred Nzo DM's Zonal Distribution Approach. Water Information Network (WIN-SA), South Africa
English Import to Sanitation Workers Platform Rural Sub-Saharan Africa
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