Community Led Total Sanitation in Bangladesh - A documentary video

DFID, UNWATER, UNICEF, WSSCC and Care Bangladesh. (2008)


Published in: 2008


DFID, UNWATER, UNICEF, WSSCC and Care Bangladesh.

Uploaded by:
SuSanA Admin (susanaadmin)


 Location of library entry

The video is a documentary about the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach, an innovative methodology for mobilising communities to completely eliminate open defecation and take their own action to become open defecation free. It shows projects in Bangladesh and interviews with one of its pioneers Dr. Kamal Kar.

It has been produced 2008 within the BBC earth report series on behalf of DFID, UNWATER, UNICEF, WSSCC and Care Bangladesh.

For further information visit:

Content - Summary

The video series consist of 3 parts. Part 2 and 3 can be watched through these links below.

Bibliographic information

DFID, UNWATER, UNICEF, WSSCC and Care Bangladesh. (2008). Community Led Total Sanitation in Bangladesh - A documentary video. BBC

Filter tags

English Rural Videos and webinar recordings

Information on external sites

Share this page on    

Follow us on    

SuSanA Partners  currently 350 partners

Sanitation events

SuSanA newsletter

Stay informed about the activities of SuSanA and its partners. The SuSanA newsletter is sent out around four times per year. It contains information about news, events, new partners, projects, discussions and publications of the SuSanA network.

Subscribe to newsletter »

Latest tweets mentioning SuSanA

  • 26-08-2019 09:34SesameWorkshopIndia:
    RT @WorldBankWater: What works and what doesn’t in small-town sanitation projects? 🤔 During #WWWeek, we will talk operational solutions in… »
  • 26-08-2019 09:30Parth Kamath:
    RT @WorldBankWater: What works and what doesn’t in small-town sanitation projects? 🤔 During #WWWeek, we will talk operational solutions in… »
  • 26-08-2019 09:30World Bank Water:
    What works and what doesn’t in small-town sanitation projects? 🤔 During #WWWeek, we will talk operational solutions… »
  • 25-08-2019 15:04MFogde:
    Manel discussing super interesting and important topic : longterm planning for sanitation systems for refugees… »
  • 25-08-2019 14:20MFogde:
    Thinking long term when planning sanitation in refugee camps have to take a lot of issues eg topography in consider… »
  • 25-08-2019 13:11Sanitation Africa:
    RT @DanielDdiba: Shobana Srinivasan telling us at #SuSanA28 about the “Pit Emptying Challenge” competition. I’m sure that @GulpersOfUganda,… »

Tweets mentioning SuSanA »

28th SuSanA meeting, Stockholm

The next SuSanA meeting will take place in Stockholm, Sweden. We will meet on the 24th of August, just before the World Water Week 2019 begins. More information will be available soon.

Find out more about the meeting! 

SuSanA meetings





Resources and publications

Our library has more than 2300 publications, factsheets, presentations, drawings etc. from many different organisations. It continues to grow thanks to the contributions from our partners.

Add item to library »

The three links below take you to special groups of items in the library for more convenient access:


The project database contains nearly 400 sanitation projects of many different organizations dealing with research, implementation, advocacy, capacity development etc. Advanced filtering functions and a global map are also available. Information on how and why this database was created is here.

People working for SuSanA partners can add their own projects through their partner profile page. You might need your SuSanA login upgraded for this purpose. Please contact us if you would like to add a project.

Trainings, conference and events materials

Missed important conferences or courses? Catch up by using their materials for self study. These materials have been kindly provided by SuSanA partners.

Regional chapters

Use the map or the search tool to access the most relevant information and knowledge products for your region or country. This includes relevant resources, events, partners or projects.

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs), excreta flow diagrams

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs) help to visualize excreta management in urban settings. Access SFDs and more through the SFD Portal.




Discussion forum

Share knowledge, exchange experiences, discuss challenges, make announcements, ask questions and more. Hint: Your discussion forum login is the same as your SuSanA login. More about the forum's philosophy »

Integrated content

We are hosting content from some other communities of practice and information-sharing portals. This section also provides a link to SuSanA's Sanitation Wikipedia initiative.

Suggest content to add »

SuSanA partners

Not yet a SuSanA partner? Show your organisation's support to SuSanA's vision and engage in  knowledge sharing by becoming partners.

Apply to become a partner »

Individual membership

Register as an individual member of SuSanA free of charge. As a member you can interact with thousands of sanitation enthusiasts on the discussion forum.  You can also get engaged in one of our 13 working groups and our regional chapters. Our FAQs explain the benefits further.

By getting a SuSanA login you can fully participate in the SuSanA community!

Register as a member


Forgot your password?