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Are you a teacher and looking for training materials?

Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.

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Brama, K. (2018)

The monthly cost of bleeding
An exploratory study on the connection of menstrual health management, taboos, and financial practices amongst schoolgirls in the Kilimanjaro region in Northern Tanzania

Both in the area of sexual and reproductive health and in development cooperation projects, the issue of menstruation has long been neglected. Recently, the combination of menstrual health and improvements in education has gained popularity. In particular, NGOs and corporate social responsibility departments in companies producing and selling menstrual products are showing increased commitment. …

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MMC (2019)

Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) School Research Report 2019

Many of the schools visited have a population of students of more than 500, of which 300 are female pupils and 200 are male pupils. Furthermore, with a total number of 8 members of staff, of which 3 are male and 5 are female teachers.

With the problem analysis, Maboshe Memorial Centre (MMC) is hoping to lobby for donor funding to conduct a 2 to 3 years project in the seven Primary Schools …

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Oxfam, HIF, WEDC (2018)

Shining a Light (English, French)
How lighting in or around sanitation facilities affects the risk of gender-based violence in camps

Camps are places of refuge for people fleeing conflict and disaster, but they can be dangerous, especially for women and girls. In their first months, many camps rely on communal sanitation facilities – a quick and cost-effective way of meeting immediate needs and minimizing public health risks until a better solution can be developed.

In 2016, the Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) set up a …

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Sangram Keshari Sahoo (2018)

Guddi
Award winning short film on water

A school bag (representing Guddi’s dream) and earthen water pot (representing Guddi’s life) are in conversation about who is more important in Guddi’s life – the bag or the water pot. The school bag blames the water pot saying that Guddi’s dream was to go to school and be a doctor, but she had to choose life instead of her dream. The water pot says it is because of deforestation that …

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Unicef, WHO, JMP (2016)

LAC Snapshot WASH 2016

Quick look at water and sanitation in Latin America 2016
A regional perspective based on data from the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation and an inequality analysis using recent national household surveys and censuses

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Archer, J. P. and Noakes, L. (2018)

How City Data Hubs with Data Standards will create actionable insight to accelerate and track progress on SDG 6.2

Poster Presentation at UNC Water Institute's Water and Health Conference 2018.

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Archer, J. P. and Noakes, L. (2018)

Initial lessons learned in making sanitation data useful for decision making

Useful data is important for effective decision making. In 2017, the World Bank reported that poor data has led to an ineffective allocation of resources across the sanitation sector. The current data gap is also preventing the sanitation sector from tracking its progress in providing sanitation for people living in cities. This challenge is not insurmountable. A sector-wide response needs to …

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UNICEF (2015)

Growing Healthy
Things that girls need to know

Menstruation is a sign of health, growth, and development for girls. It is part of the transition from being a girl to womanhood.

This is a child-friendly material intended to teach girls about their periods. It has practical information presented in an approachable manner, covering common questions about menstruation, tips on how to handle the transition, and myths about periods. …

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World Bank (2019)

Evaluating the Potential of Container-Based Sanitation

The World Bank Water Global Practice (WGP) has developed an approach to urban sanitation based on citywide inclusive sanitation (CWIS) principles, which have been developed in conjunction with sector partners (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation et al., 2017). This approach aims to shift the paradigm around urban sanitation approaches in World Bank engagements, promoting the following …

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Various Authors (2019)

SFD Week 2019, Rajasthan, India
SFD Week material

The SFD week conducted from 2nd to 5th April 2019, was a three-day conclave on sanitation that helped around 140 sector players, from across India and beyond, to not only learn from the deliberations that went by throughout the week but also witness and enjoy the serene atmosphere that AAETI offers.

Here, you find the external link to the SFD Week material (presentations, videos, pictures) on …

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Kraemer, P., Marín Araya, M., Rodrigues, C., Valenzuela, L. (2019)

Lanzamiento de SuSanA Latinoamérica
Presentaciones

Durante la V LATINOSAN en San José, Costa Rica, se lanzó oficialmente SuSanA Latinoamérica. El evento fue moderado por Sergio Pérez, un especialista en agua y saneamiento del BID, y más de 70 asistentes participaron. Cecilia Rodrigues (Secretaría de SuSanA) ofreció un breve resumen del impacto global de SuSanA y las herramientas que ofrece la plataforma. Los objetivos específicos de …

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Various Authors (2019)

LatinoSan 2019, San José, Costa Rica
Materiales de la conferencia

La V Conferencia de Latinoamérica de Saneamiento 2019 tuvo lugar en San José, Costa Rica. LatinoSan es una conferencia del nivel internacional y regional, dónde se reúnen cada 3 años actores políticos, empresas y sociedad civil. El objetivo del evento es la promoción del acceso a servicios de saneamiento sostenible y de calidad, en el área urbana y rural de los países latinoamericanos.

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Bohnert, K. (2017)

SFD Report - Naivasha, Kenya
SFD Promotion Initiative

Naivasha sub-county is one of 11 constituencies in Nakuru County, Kenya. This geographical boundary was chosen for the SFD because the local water service provider, Naivasha Water Sewerage and Sanitation Company (NAIVAWASS), is mandated to serve the sub-county. Naivasha sub-county has an estimated population of 314,052. At the time of the last census, there were an estimated 73,457 households. …

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Jacob, N. (2019)

Setting Standards and Financing Waste Water Management in India
Thematic Discussion Series Synthesis

This discussion will examine a few aspects of the waste water economy. In November 2018, the SuSanA India Chapter, IRC and TARU organised a face-to-face ‘Insights Discussion’ on sharing experiences on waste water challenges and solutions, facilitated by the Ecosan Services Foundation, in Mumbai. That discussion brought out five issues – setting standards for using waste water and sewage, …

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WHO, UNICEF (2019)

WASH in health care facilities
Practical steps to achieve universal access to quality care

The purpose of this document is to present eight practical actions that Member States can take at the national and sub-national level to improve WASH in health care facilities. It also summarizes the global response to the UN Secretary General’s Call to Action. This document is a companion to the WHO and UNICEF JMP 2019 SDG baseline report for WASH in health care facilities (available in the …

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TBC (2017)

Introducing The Sanitation Economy

The Sanitation Economy presents vast potential for global economic growth while addressing one of the most urgent grand challenges of our time, achieving universal access to improved sanitation (SDG6). It monetises toilet provision, products and services, biological resources, data and information to provide benefits across business and society.

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Aavishkaar-Intellecap, TBC (2018)

Beyond CSR To The Sanitation Economy
Transformational Business & Investment Opportunities In India

The transition to the Sanitation Economy presents a transformational opportunity to ensure a sustainable future for sanitation systems that can provide alternatives to the cost burdened systems of today, towards cost recovery and full of life-improving innovations, business and commercial investment opportunities - that could turn the outlook for SDG 6 around and ensure the resilience of …

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TBC (2018)

The Sanitation Economy In Agriculture
A Guide For Business

In the tea sector in Assam, India, the Toilet Board Coalition (TBC), together with the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP), have been assessing Circular Sanitation Economy approaches for plantations, with new technologies, business models and infrastructure. This report outlines initial findings from our work with the tea sector in 2018, building a compelling economic case for Circular Sanitation …

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TBC (2018)

Smart Sanitation City
The Sanitation Economy At City Scale

In India, the Government’s Smart Cities Mission launched in 2016 seeks to develop 100 cities across the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable. There is a focus on efficiency, improved public services, goods, spaces, and modernisation of pubic services. At the same time, in 2014 the Government of India launched its Swachh Bharat Mission with the objectives of eliminating open …

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Browder, G., Ozment, S., Rehberger Bescos, I., Gartner, T., Lange, G.-M. (2019)

Integrating Green and Gray
Creating Next Generation Infrastructure

A new generation of infrastructure projects that harness the power of nature can help achieve development goals, including water security and climate resilience. In this report from the World Bank and World Resources Institute, both organizations are calling for green infrastructure, such as mangroves and wetlands, to play a bigger role in traditional infrastructure planning. Integrating nature …

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Strande, L., Ronteltap, M., Brdjanovic, D. (Eds.) (2014)

Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) book
Systems Approach for Implementation and Operation (English, French, Spanish)

Over a billion people in urban and peri-urban areas of Africa, Asia, and Latin America are served by onsite sanitation technologies. Until now, the management of faecal sludge resulting from these onsite technologies has been grossly neglected. Financial resources are often lacking, and onsite sanitation systems tend to be regarded as temporary solutions until sewer-based systems can be …

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Sanchez, J., Myat, S.S., Kyaw, P.P. (2019)

SFD Report - Mandalay, Myanmar
SFD Promotion Initiative

Mandalay is located on the bank of the Irrawaddy on a rather flat and low flood plain, in the centre of Myanmar’s dry-zone. Mandalay is the second largest city of Myanmar. Mandalay experiences increased informal settlements due to rapid expansion.

All sanitation infrastructures in Mandalay are onsite. The SFD graphic shows that 100% of excreta is not properly managed. It consists of 34% of …

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WHO (2017)

Water and sanitation for health facility improvement tool (WASH FIT) (English, French, Spanish, Arabic)
A practical guide for improving quality of care through water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities

UNICEF and World Health Organization (WHO) have collaborated to produce the WASH FIT tool in Arabic, English, French, and Spanish.

This tool is designed for use by health care facility managers and health care staff e.g., the chief medical officer, financial administrator, doctors, nurses and persons in charge of managing water and waste. The WASH FIT guide contains practical step-by-step …

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GIZ, LWSC, LCC (2019)

The development and use of SFDs for better sanitation investment planning
A case story from Lusaka (Zambia)

The CSF-Lusaka project supports its implementing partners in the use of Shit Flow Diagrams (SFDs) to better understand and illustrate the sanitation situation in Lusaka City, the capital of Zambia. In 2018, a number of SFD reports were prepared, covering Lusaka City as a whole and looking into peri-urban areas or specific aspects of the Lusaka Sanitation Programme. This brochure provides an …

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Hytti, L., Simkute, S. and Jahangir, A. (2019)

Menstrual Cup Interventions Follow-up Study, Uganda

Globally many women and girls do not have access to appropriate Menstrual Health Management (MHM) methods that are effective, comfortable, convenient, affordable and safe to use and dispose of. Combined with inadequate facilities, social support and knowledge of menstruation as well as prevailing menstrual taboos and stigma, the lack of appropriate MHM methods can impact the physical, social and …

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