The Sanitation Learning Hub’s Latest News and Resources

In this newsletter we are pleased to announce the forthcoming launch of our new website! We also offer timely advice to sanitation and hygiene practitioners in the second edition of our Handwashing Compendium for Low Resource Settings: A Living Document.

You may already know, here at the Sanitation Learning Hub, we’ve been working hard on a new website and branding, following the start of a new four-year programme funded by Sida. From Monday June 22nd the site will be available at

Second Edition: Handwashing Compendium for Low Resource Settings: A Living Document

The compendium is a living document which will be updated regularly as more examples and good practice emerge. It has been developed and disseminated quickly so immediate, relevant and timely actions can be taken.

This version is the second edition. This updated version includes new sections on:

  • Drainage
  • Taps, pumps and water dispensers for handwashing
  • New handwashing technologies: foot-operated bucket/container with taps, the Jengu handwashing facility and Oxfam handwashing stand
  • Several new local examples of handwashing facilities
  • Examples of community engagement processes designed to promote handwashing  

Please email your feedback and contributions to or via Twitter (@SanLearningHub) to be included in the third edition.

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