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Lack of toilets dangerous for everyone, UNICEF says

NEW YORK/Addis Ababa, 19 November 2014 – Slow progress on sanitation and the entrenched practice of open defecation among millions around the world continue to put children and their communities at risk, UNICEF warned on World Toilet Day. 622 more words


Celebration Marks End of Open Defecation in Three Villages in Mopti Region, Mali

The WASHplus Project, funded by the United States Government via USAID, triggers change in sanitation practices through the community-led total sanitation (CLTS) approach with a “plus” component that includes an emphasis on hand washing with soap after using the toilet. 543 more words


Tazajeras by numbers

So here’s a little more information about the village where we served last week. It was called Tazajeras de Vargas, which means, “steep slope,” and a steep slope it was. 238 more words