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TitleHandbook on community-led total sanitation
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsKar, K, Chambers, R
Pagination90 p. : boxes, fig., photogr.
Date Published2008-03-01
PublisherPlan UK
Place PublishedLondon, UK
ISSN Number9780955047954
Keywordsadvocacy, capacity building, community management, manuals, sanitation, scaling up, sdipar

This handbook has been developed from experiences with community-led total sanitation (CLTS) since December 1999. These have been in Bangladesh, India, Cambodia, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, China and Pakistan in Asia; in Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya and Sierra Leone in Africa; in Bolivia in South America; in Yemen in the Middle East; and in other countries. The CLTS approach originates from Kamal Kar’s evaluation of WaterAid Bangladesh and their local partner organisation – VERC’s (Village Education Resource Centre, a local NGO) traditional water and sanitation programme and his subsequent work in Bangladesh in late 1999 and into 2000. The book brings together experience and advice to cover pre-triggering, the crucial activities of post-triggering and scaling up, and going beyond CLTS. The handbook has been compiled as a source of ideas and experiences that can be used for CLTS orientation workshops, advocacy to stakeholders, training facilitators and natural leaders and implementing CLTS activities. It is a resource book especially for field staff, facilitators and trainers for planning, implementation and follow-up for CLTS

NotesIncludes references


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