Nov 30, 2014

Sanitation Ladder - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants will use the Sanitation Ladder activity to discover how some sanitation practices and latrines are better than others. They will discuss the advantages and challenges of building a latrine higher up on the ladder, and where is best for new latrine users to start on the ladder. As well, participants will discuss incremental improvements that can be made within an entire sanitation system.

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