New Delhi promised to build hundreds of public toilets for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Only 9 were built, and none of them are functioning. This short report from Al Jazeera’s Sohail Rahman highlights the fact that over 50 per cent of Indians have no access to clean toilets. It focuses on the lack of facilities in India’s growing cities and in schools. The report features rural development minister Jairam Ramesh, the inevitable Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh International and UNICEF India’s Suzanne Coates.
- Incineration of UDDT waste at healthcare facilities - request for feedback - by: canaday October 27, 2020Dear Eli, I think that incineration of wet poop will always be complicated, expensive, and ecologically unsustainable. I would recommend burying these feces in the bottoms of deep holes where trees will be planted. If no local people want to plant trees (or if a whole row of trees is to be planted, for example as a windbreak), the feces could be buried in tr […]
- SuSanA online meeting - your feedback? - by: FinnS October 27, 2020Dear all, we have had another feedback round, presenting the outcomes and an overview of this online meeting to our colleagues. We agreed that it should also be shared in the Forum, what I am about to do now: The organisation of the Meeting had a decentral character and was divided between the SuSanA Secretariat and the SuSanA Partners, Working Groups and R […]
- Incineration of UDDT waste at healthcare facilities - request for feedback - by: tgurksi October 27, 2020Let us know what you come up with!
- ‘Ghetto Youths’ innovates handwashing in Kampala slums - by: Chaiwe October 27, 2020Dear Mbirungi, It is amazing and important to have young innovators of school-going age within the sector. Young innovators are the future developers and can help come up with fresh ideas which contribute to the already existing efforts to improve sanitation. The story you have shared also reminds us of a similar innovation by a 9year old boy in Kenya. The h […]
- City Wise inclusive sanitation Webinar - Friday 29th of October 9:30 EDT ; 3:30 SAST - by: cecile October 27, 2020Dear colleagues, You are cordially invited to attend ROCKBlue’s next online lecture as part of their Online Urban Water and Sanitation lecture series. This webinar will look at how CWIS is being implemented from two distinct perspectives: firstly from the viewpoint of the World Bank, a leading development agency and one of the original partners of the CWIS […]
- Incineration of UDDT waste at healthcare facilities - request for feedback - by: canaday October 27, 2020