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TitleEffect of integrated social marketing on sanitation promotion in urban slum communities : case of three parishes in Kawempe division, Kampala – Uganda : paper presented at the East Africa practioners workshop on pro-poor urban sanitation and hygiene, Laic
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsTumwebaze, IK, Niwagaba, C
Pagination7 p.; 9 photographs
Date Published2011-03-31
Place PublishedThe Hague, The Netherlands
Keywordsaccess to sanitation, employment, sanitation services, slums, social marketing, uganda kampala

This paper presents experiences of work in nine zones from three parishes of Bwaise II (Bukarazi, Nakamiro and Tebuyoleka zones), Kyebando (Elisa, Kisalosalo and Kyebando central zones) and Mulago III (Lower Nsooba, Kifumbira I and Upper Nsooba zones) that form part of the 19 parishes that make up Kawempe division in Kampala. These parishes have large informal settlements (slums). Most inhabitants live in low lying areas of reclaimed swamps and which are prone to flooding during heavy rains. The slum dwellers have dynamic cultures since most of them come from different parts of the country with the hope of finding “green pastures” in Kampala. The majority of the working population is within the unskilled labor force. Thus both men and women engage in small business activities with men engaged mainly in hawking while women have small food stalls in the market areas or beside their households. However the largest proportion is unemployed. [authors abstract]

This three-day workshop aims to identify proven good practices in the sanitation and hygiene sector, as well as drawing lessons from failures to enter into the policy dialogue. It focuses on urban sanitation with an emphasis on learning and innovation in the sector. It was organised by : UNICEF, GTZ, WSSCC, WaterAid and IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, and hosted by the Rwandan Ministry of Health.

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