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Report of the evaluation of the PHAST tool for the promotion hygiene and sanitation in the GOK/UNICEF programme of cooperation

PHAST stands for Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation. It is an exciting and relatively new approach, based on an innovative set of participatory techniques. It has demonstrated its ability to promote hygienic behaviour, sanitation improvements, and community management of water and sanitation facilities. PHAST was carefully developed and tested in both urban and rural areas in four African countries: Botswana, Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe. The results of these tests indicate an unprecedented level of involvement by communities, the particular suitability of PHAST techniques to resource-poor settings, and remarkable success in terms of environmental and behavioural improvements. [authors abstract]

TitleReport of the evaluation of the PHAST tool for the promotion hygiene and sanitation in the GOK/UNICEF programme of cooperation
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsIRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, The Hague, NL, NETWAS -Nairobi, KE, Network for Water and Sanitation
Paginationv, 85 p.; 2 tab.; 3 fig.; 4 boxes; 10 photographs
Date Published2009-03-01
PublisherUNICEF Kenya, Nairobi
Place PublishedNairobi, Kenya
Keywordsbotswana, hygiene, kenya, rural areas, sanitation, technology, toilet hygiene, uganda, urban areas, zimbabwe
Abstract

PHAST stands for Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation. It is an exciting and relatively new approach, based on an innovative set of participatory techniques. It has demonstrated its ability to promote hygienic behaviour, sanitation improvements, and community management of water and sanitation facilities. PHAST was carefully developed and tested in both urban and rural areas in four African countries: Botswana, Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe. The results of these tests indicate an unprecedented level of involvement by communities, the particular suitability of PHAST techniques to resource-poor settings, and remarkable success in terms of environmental and behavioural improvements. [authors abstract]

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