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Hands On: the halfway mark

Unbelievably, we are already halfway through our project in Kitui. So much has been achieved in this short time, but there is much still to be done, and no time to waste. 163 more words

CAFOD

Composting Toilets

Open defecation is a massive issue in many places across Ethiopia; I can attest to this, as it’s one of the biggest problems that my community faced. 242 more words

Education

A Whirlwind of Data Collection

Last week was a big week. I’ll start with the weekend, to provide some continuity, and then get into the meat of the work side of things, which is the exciting part. 1,854 more words

Observations

World Water Day What?

World Water Day 2015: A Different Kind of Celebration

March 22nd. Does this day have any significance to you? If it doesn’t yet, it will. In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly designated this day as the first official World Water Day. 513 more words

Announcements

Sanitation, Latrines and Intestinal Parasites in Past Populations

Roman latrines, Ostia Antica (Italy)

Have you ever felt interested in the archaeology of public hygiene? Then this might be your book!

Piers D. Mitchell (ed), … 258 more words

Books

Why Latrines Are Not Used: Communities’ Perceptions and Practices Regarding Latrines in a Taenia solium Endemic Rural Area in Eastern Zambia

Why Latrines Are Not Used: Communities’ Perceptions and Practices Regarding Latrines in a Taenia solium Endemic Rural Area in Eastern Zambia. PLoS Neg Trop Dis… 205 more words

Africa

What Were They Thinking? (Toilet Edition)

I keep having these dreams. I understand they’re pretty common.(1) In them, I can never find a bathroom. If I do find one it’s unusable – disgustingly filthy, or with no doors or paper, or in the middle of a men’s locker room, or always in the next hall over, or a bucket, or just a circular pipe with no toilet on top of it. 796 more words