Explore Hygiene

Collection

Mar 13, 2023

Learn About Chlorine

Learn About Chlorine

Languages

Arabic

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Swahili

Collection

Oct 5, 2022

Training Toolkit: Hygiene Workshop for Food Processors in School Kitchens

This toolkit contains all the materials necessary to facilitate a workshop with food processors from school kitchens. The objective of the session is to motivate participants to improve cleanliness habits in the kitchen.

Languages

Spanish

Collection

Feb 22, 2022

Games and Activities

Use these activities and games to facilitate group understanding of water, sanitation, and hygiene.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Collection

Nov 1, 2021

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Poster Set

This poster set includes water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) posters to teach about good WASH practices, including household water treatment technologies.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Khmer

Swahili

Collection

Nov 1, 2021

Stop Microbes Poster Set

Stop Microbes Poster Set

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Khmer

Swahili

Collection

Oct 29, 2021

Competency Frameworks

This collection of competency frameworks can be used by individuals and organizations in two main ways: Assess job performance and compare it against defined standards Identify potential areas for professional development to improve overall performance Competencies are the abilities required to perform specific tasks and express specific knowledge. CAWST’s competency frameworks use behavioural or task-based competencies in combination with knowledge components.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Collection

Sep 13, 2021

Learn about Wash'Em

The Wash’Em process involves using 5 rapid assessment tools to understand handwashing behaviours during a crisis. You then enter the findings into the Wash’Em software for tailored program recommendations.

Languages

English

Collection

Jul 31, 2019

Latrine Design and Construction Workshop

This collection contains the resources for both trainers and participants for the Latrine Design and Construction workshop. This five day workshop is designed for latrine project implementers and masons. In this workshop, participants will learn how to design and construct latrines for low-income communities not connected to a sewerage system. The focus is on designing latrines that are technically and environmentally appropriate, and that people will actually want and use.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Collection

Dec 11, 2018

Sanitation Poster Set

This poster set includes instructional posters as well as tools for behavior change communication.

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Collection

Aug 3, 2018

WASH for Recovery (WASH-R Nepal) Workshop

This workshop is intended to support people who facilitate WASH awareness workshops. It is based on the practical experience of the Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO) and the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology (CAWST). It has been developed specifically for the context of Nepal. The lessons are for WASH promoters and work well for participants with low levels of literacy. Each lesson comes with the materials needed or instructions on how to build the necessary materials.

Languages

English

Collection

Aug 3, 2018

Total Sanitation (2-Day Nepal) Workshop

This workshop, 2 days training on Total Sanitation, is the first in a series targeting the community who has achieved the ODF situation. This training is the level after declaration of ODF. The workshop uses participatory methods to cover the Concept and Importance of Total Sanitation, Components of Total Sanitation, Water quality, Points of Use options, importance and safe use of latrine, household Sanitation, Hygiene, Key message on Total Sanitation, and Tips on communicating with groups.

Languages

English

Collection

Aug 3, 2018

Emergency WASH for Volunteers (E-WASH Nepal) Workshop

This collection is for trainers who are interested in delivering training on Emergency WASH for volunteers in the context of Nepal. It was developed following the 2015 earthquake in Nepal. It includes lesson plans, agendas, and guidance on training delivery.

Languages

English

Collection

Aug 1, 2018

WASH in Schools (WiS Nepal) Workshop

This collection is intended to support people who facilitate WASH in School. It is based on the practical experience of the Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO) and the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology (CAWST). It has been developed specifically for the context of Nepal.

Languages

English

Collection

Aug 1, 2018

Community Health Promotion (CHP Nepal) Workshop

This workshop is designed for those who are interested in delivering training on community health promotion. It includes lessons plans and guidance on training delivery.

Languages

English

Collection

Dec 1, 2017

Community WASH Promotion (CWP) Workshop

These workshop materials contain the resources for the Community WASH Promotion workshop. The role of the Community WASH Promoter is essential for the successful implementation of any household water treatment, sanitation, or hygiene (WASH) project. Through this workshop, participants will gain a clear understanding of the best practices for supporting community members in changing their behaviours of WASH practices with the aim of achieving improved community livelihoods.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Collection

Nov 14, 2017

Introduction to WASH

This is an introductory level workshop that was co-developed with our partners in Afghanistan at DACAAR. This workshop is for those who are just starting to work in the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene sector. It covers the basic of WASH which include topics of disease transmission, household water treatment, solid waste management, vector control, sanitation, hygiene, and behaviour change.

Languages

English

Collection

Jul 31, 2015

Menstrual Hygiene Management

This collection contains the resources for both trainers and participants on menstrual hygiene management. These materials are designed for organizations introducing menstrual hygiene management.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Collection

Jul 31, 2014

Soap Making Workshop

This collection contains CAWST's materials on soap making. It includes a lesson plan and a fact sheet.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Collection

May 4, 2009

HydrAid Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Poster Set

This poster set includes water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) posters to teach about good WASH practices, including some household water treatment technologies. This poster set was designed with images of the HydrAid, plastic biosand filter.

Languages

English

Document

Jan 3, 2024

Cholera Prevention Poster

This poster was created by the Haitian government using CAWST's images to educate people about how to prevent cholera.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

E-Learning

Oct 5, 2022

Trainer's guide: Hygiene Workshop for Food Processors in School Kitchens

In this module you will learn how to use the lesson plan and materials to facilitate a 3-hour session with food processors from school kitchens.

Languages

Spanish

Document

Feb 22, 2022

Humanitarian Design Workshop - Lesson Plan

This hands-on lesson challenges students to use simple materials and design a technology to address a water, sanitation or hygiene issue faced by people living in developing countries. In this lesson students assess their designs using real-world criteria to determine the effectiveness and sustainability of their solutions.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 22, 2022

Humanitarian Design Workshop - Activity Cards

This hands-on lesson challenges students to use simple materials and design a technology to address a water, sanitation or hygiene issue faced by people living in developing countries. In this lesson students assess their designs using real-world criteria to determine the effectiveness and sustainability of their solutions.

Languages

English

Document

Nov 30, 2021

School Kitchen Hygiene: Task Table

Print this task schedule to organize and monitor the cleaning of school kitchens.

Languages

Spanish

Document

Nov 30, 2021

Lesson Plan: Hygiene Workshop for Food Processors in School Kitchens

Download this lesson plan and materials to facilitate a 3-hour session with food processors from school kitchens.

Languages

Spanish

Document

Nov 30, 2021

School Kitchen Hygiene Sticker: Handwashing

One of three stickers to be printed and used as reminders and nudges in school kitchens. This sticker is designed to be placed in critical places around the school kitchen reminding staff to wash their hands, "their health is in my hands".

Languages

Spanish

Document

Nov 30, 2021

School Kitchen Hygiene Sticker: Chlorine Disinfectant Solution

One of three stickers that are printed and used as reminders and warnings in school kitchens. This sticker is to be affixed to a spray bottle. It contains the recipe for a chlorine cleaning solution.

Languages

Spanish

Document

Nov 30, 2021

School Kitchen Hygiene Sticker: Cleaning Kit

One of three stickers to be printed and used as reminders and nudges in school kitchens. This sticker is to be placed on cleaning kits, it lists the items they should contain.

Languages

Spanish

Document

Nov 30, 2021

School Kitchen Hygiene Poster: Kitchen Superheroes

Use this poster to promote good hygiene practices in school kitchens.

Languages

Spanish

Document

Nov 1, 2021

How Water is Contaminated Poster

Water can be contaminated in many ways (humans, animals).

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Swahili

E-Learning

Sep 13, 2021

Wash'Em: The Context

For humanitarians that are not currently working in a crisis situation, this e-learning module provides three realistic contexts to practice with.

Languages

English

E-Learning

Sep 13, 2021

Wash'Em: Handwashing Demonstrations

The Handwashing Demonstrations tool allows you to generate quick insights into how a person’s home and community environment impact their handwashing practices.

Languages

English

E-Learning

Sep 13, 2021

Wash'Em: Personal Histories

The Personal Histories tool is used to generate a broad understanding about the experiences of populations affected by crisis.

Languages

English

E-Learning

Sep 13, 2021

Wash'Em: Motives

The Motives tool will help you to identify what is driving handwashing behaviour, or preventing it, in your context.

Languages

English

E-Learning

Sep 13, 2021

Wash'Em: Disease Perception

The Disease Perception tool helps you to understand people’s perceptions of the disease you are interested in.

Languages

English

E-Learning

Sep 13, 2021

Wash'Em: Touchpoints

This tool will help you identify channels of communication so that you can prioritize which ones are likely to be the most effective in reaching your population.

Languages

English

E-Learning

Sep 13, 2021

Wash'Em: Logistics

This module highlights the details you'll need to take care of before you leave for your community visit.

Languages

English

E-Learning

Sep 13, 2021

Wash'Em: Using the Software

In this module, you'll learn how to navigate the Wash'Em website and use the Program Designer to generate program recommendations.

Languages

English

E-Learning

Jul 26, 2021

What is Wash'Em?

Hygiene promotion in emergencies has typically been done by distributing hygiene kits, or educating people about disease transmission. Evidence shows that these approaches alone are insufficient to change handwashing behavior. This learning module introduces you to the the Wash'Em process and the tools you will use to help you design innovative, context-specific hygiene programs.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 19, 2020

Workplace Safety during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Entry Screening

The goal of this guidance document is to help organizations to work as safely as possible and minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace. This is updated as of June 19, 2020.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 8, 2020

How to Prepare Chlorine Solutions for Surface and Hand Disinfection

This lesson plan contains instructions to facilitate a session where participants will learn how to safely prepare chlorine solutions for surfaces and hand disinfection. This was prepared in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 5, 2020

Instructions for Making a Soap Solution for Handwashing

Use these instructions to make a handwashing soap solution from laundry detergent, if soap or hand sanitizer (handrub) are not easily available. This was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Languages

English

Video

Jun 5, 2020

Making a Soap Solution for Handwashing Video

Use this video to make a handwashing soap solution from laundry detergent, if soap or hand sanitizer (handrub) are not easily available. This was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Languages

English

Document

May 29, 2020

Preparing Chlorine Solutions using Sodium Hypochlorite for Surface and Hand Disinfection

This document contains instructions and safety measures to prepare chlorine solutions with Sodium Hypochlorite (bleach) for surface and hand disinfection. There are other documents including one on how to use Calcium Hypochlorite (powder or granular chlorine) as well as a Calculator (excel sheet) for different product concentrations. This was prepared to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Languages

English

Document

May 29, 2020

Preparing Chlorine Solutions using Calcium Hypochlorite Products for Surface and Hand Disinfection

This document contains instructions and safety measures to prepare chlorine solutions with Calcium Hypochlorite (powder or granular chlorine) for surface and hand disinfection. There are other documents including one on how to use Sodium Hypochlorite (bleach) as well as a Calculator (excel sheet) for different product concentrations. This was prepared to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Languages

English

Document

May 28, 2020

COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols Adapted for Colombia

This PowerPoint includes practical recommendations on safety and security when doing community work adapted for different contexts. Este PowerPoint contiene una serie de recomendaciones de bioseguridad para la vuelta al trabajo en el contexto COVID-19 específicos y adaptados para Colombia.

Languages

Spanish

Document

May 7, 2020

COVID-19 Staff Temperature Log

This is a questionnaire to assess symptoms at a workplace and a temperature log to be used by every staff, volunteer, training participant, or other individual in the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please, remember to adapt this form to the privacy policies applicable to your context. Also see the Health Screening Questionnaire.

Languages

English

Document

May 7, 2020

COVID-19 Health Screening Questionnaire

This is a questionnaire to assess symptoms at a workplace and a temperature log to be used by every staff, volunteer, training participant, or other individual in the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please, remember to adapt this form to the privacy policies applicable to your context. Also see the Temperature Log.

Languages

English

Document

Apr 30, 2020

Chlorine Solution Calculator for Surface and Hand Disinfection

This spreadsheet is a calculator to prepare chlorine solutions using different product concentrations with Sodium Hypochlorite (bleach) or Calcium Hypochlorite (powder or granular chlorine) for surface and hand disinfection. There are other documents including one on how to use Sodium Hypochlorite (bleach) or Calcium Hypochlorite (powder or granular chlorine). This document was prepared in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Languages

English

Document

Apr 29, 2020

COVID-19 Information and Advice: Personal Health and Safety

This update is intended to share reliable information that CAWST has gathered, and answer some of the questions that we have been hearing from staff and clients about COVID-19. It is current as of April 14, 2020.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Apr 28, 2020

COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols Adapted for Honduras

This PowerPoint includes practical recommendations on safety and security when doing community work adapted for different contexts. Este PowerPoint contiene una serie de recomendaciones de bioseguridad para la vuelta al trabajo en el contexto COVID-19 específicos y adaptados para Colombia.

Languages

Spanish

Document

Apr 28, 2020

COVID-19 Impact & Response Strategies

This presentation (including speaker notes) is intended to share reliable information that CAWST has gathered, and answer some of the questions that we have been hearing from staff and clients about COVID-19. It is current as of April 8, 2020. See webinar recording here: https://resources.cawst.org/webinar_video/340bc425/covid-19-impact-and-response-strategies-webinar

Languages

English

Document

Apr 8, 2020

Handwashing Station Instructions

A step-by-step guide on how to build a foot-pump handwashing station.

Languages

English

Document

Apr 8, 2020

Foot-pump Handwashing Station: Step-by-Step Guide

This is a guide on how to build, step by step a handwashing station powered by a foot pump. This handwashing station is made with widely available pieces and materials, and was designed by Steve Abbott http://designchoice.org.

Languages

English

Video

Apr 8, 2020

COVID-19 Impact & Response Strategies Webinar

This webinar is intended to share reliable information that CAWST has gathered, and answer some of the questions that we have been hearing from staff and clients about COVID-19. It is current as of April 8, 2020. See presentation here: https://resources.cawst.org/presentation/55e9f666/covid-19-impact-and-response-strategies

Languages

English

Document

Aug 30, 2019

Competency Framework Guide for Community WASH Promoters

This competency framework can help you as a manager or supervisor to support Community WASH Promoters to be successful in their role. You can use this tool to: (1) Identify the level of competency that is expected from Community WASH Promoters for each competency group. (2) Help design the learning and development strategy to support the professional growth of Community WASH Promoters. (3) Provide new insights on how Community WASH Promoters can be used to achieve behaviour change in their target communities.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Dec 11, 2018

Get a Latrine: Protect your Community Poster

Get a latrine: Protect your community

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Dec 11, 2018

Wash Hands Poster

Wash hands poster

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Dec 11, 2018

Get a Latrine: Keep Your Community Clean Poster

Get a latrine: Keep your community clean poster

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Dec 11, 2018

Get a Latrine: Be a Good Neighbour Poster

Get a latrine: Be a good neighbour

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Aug 3, 2018

Hygiene - Lesson Plan (WASH-R Nepal)

The focus of this lesson is to provide participants with critical information about hand washing and hygiene during and after emergencies to reduce the transmission of disease. Participants will explore issues of personal, food, and menstrual hygiene and identify strategies for maintaining good hygienic practices.

Languages

English

Document

Aug 3, 2018

Emergency Hygiene - Lesson Plan (E-WASH Nepal)

The focus of this lesson is to provide participants with critical information about hand washing and hygiene during emergencies to prevent the spread of disease.

Languages

English

Document

Aug 3, 2018

Hygiene - Lesson Plan (TS2 Nepal)

In this lesson plan participant will be familiar with the critical times of hand washing, importance and characteristics of hand washing station. They will be aware on importance of personal, menstrual and food hygiene.

Languages

English

Document

Aug 1, 2018

Intro to Orientation - Lesson Plan (MHM Nepal)

The focus of the introduction is to create a safe learning environment and outline orientation goals and expectations. During the introduction participants meet each other and learn about the agenda for the day.

Languages

English

Document

Aug 1, 2018

Roles and Responsibilities of MHM - Lesson Plan (MHM Nepal)

The focus of this lesson is to highlight the roles and responsibilities of teachers, family, and friends in effective menstrual hygiene management.

Languages

English

Document

Aug 1, 2018

Menstrual Hygiene Management - Lesson Plan (MHM Nepal)

The focus of this lesson is to share information about menstrual hygiene, the key components of menstrual hygiene management, and discuss on the good and bad behaviors practiced during menstruation.

Languages

English

Document

Aug 1, 2018

Maintaining Hygiene - Lesson Plan (WiS Nepal)

The focus of this lesson is to discuss on the critical times of hand washing along with the importance of hand washing. Also the lesson plan focuses on discussion on sanitation multiple table for maintaining personal hygiene. While discussing on personal hygiene, menstrual hygiene management in school is also emphasized.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 21, 2018

Workshop Closing

This is a lesson plan about closing the Community Health Promotion Nepal workshop.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 21, 2018

Daily Openings

This is an optional lesson plan on how to conduct daily openings in a workshop.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 21, 2018

Working with Communities

This is a lesson plan that distinguishes appropriate activities to engage different groups and explains how to effectively organize activities while working in the community.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 21, 2018

WASH Record Keeping

This is a lesson plan that explains the importance of keeping records of WASH practices in households and how to keep good records.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 21, 2018

Ability to Influence

This is a lesson plan that discusses why it is important for community health promoters to be able to influence people, describes the groups of community stakeholders and why you want to influence them, and explains effective ways to influence people.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 21, 2018

Action Planning

This is a lesson plan to help CHPs create an action plan for WASH promotion activities in a community.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 21, 2018

Working with Households

This is a lesson plan about prioritizing WASH issues in a household level according to what would be easiest for a household to change, recommending solutions to WASH issues in a household, demonstrating and discussing attitudes and good manners needed when working in a household, and discussing ways to support a household in making WASH changes.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 21, 2018

Working with IEC Materials

This is a lesson plan that explains the importance of using information, education, and communication (IEC) materials in communicating WASH messages and why active participation in lessons helps people learn.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 21, 2018

Workshop Introduction

This is a lesson plan that explains how to open the Community Health Promotion Nepal workshop.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 21, 2018

Barriers to Change

This is a lesson plan that explains the major barriers to behaviour change and how CHPs can help others overcome these barriers.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 21, 2018

Role of Community Health Promoter

This is a lesson plan that explains what a CHP is and their roles and responsibilities.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 21, 2018

Day 1 Closing - Lesson Plan (CHP Nepal)

This is an optional lesson plan for the Community Health Promotion Nepal workshop about how to review the concepts covered in Day 1.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 21, 2018

Day 2 Closing - Lesson Plan (CHP Nepal)

This is an optional lesson plan for the Community Health Promotion Nepal workshop about how to review the concepts covered in Day 2.

Languages

English

Document

Dec 1, 2017

Community WASH Promotion Trainer Manual

This manual is for trainers who are interested in delivering training on Community WASH Promotion. It includes lesson plans, agendas, forms, and guidance on training delivery.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Nov 30, 2017

Community WASH Promotion Workshop Outline

This outline describes the content, objectives and audience for the Community WASH Promotion workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Nov 14, 2017

Hygiene - Lesson Plan (Intro to WASH)

Define the different types of hygiene, explore the importance of domestic hygiene and what needs to be considered in a hygienic household, the importance of personal hygiene and activities and the frequency of each activity to be done

Languages

English

Document

Oct 1, 2017

What is WASH? - Lesson Plan (CWP)

The focus of this lesson is to highlight the connection between WASH and the spread of diseases. Participants will explore the different ways water-related diseases can be transmitted, and the different ways of preventing their transmission.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Identifying and Prioritizing WASH Issues - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants will be identifying how to identify WASH issues in a household or community. They will then discuss the importance of understanding the reasons and context of a household before attempting to influence behaviour change. Finally, participants will discuss ways to prioritize solving different WASH issues in a household.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Chlorine - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants study how to use chlorine to treat their drinking water. This lesson will also focus on how a Community WASH Promoter can verify that a household is using chlorine correctly, consistently, and continually.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

How Water gets Contaminated - Lesson Plan (CWP)

Participants will explore how water gets contaminated by building a model of a watershed and discussing the impact of agriculture, industry, poor sanitation, and pollution on water quality. They will discuss how human activities are causes of water contamination.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Community WASH Promotion 3 Day Agenda for Participants

Ideal agenda if participants only have time to cover the basics of a household visit, behaviour change, and the promotion of WASH practices.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Building a Basic Latrine - Lesson Plan (CWP)

Participants will discuss the challenges of a household building their own latrines. They will also learn about the main parts of a basic latrine and latrine siting.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Role of a CWP - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants examine the role of a Community WASH Promoter and the different individuals who could potentially play that role. They discuss how the role of a Community WASH Promoter is critical for the improved livelihood of communities.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Ceramic Pot Filter - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants will study how to use and maintain a ceramic pot filter. This lesson will also focus on how a Community WASH Promoter can verify that a household is using a ceramic pot filter correctly, consistently, and continually.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Community WASH Promotion Pre-Workshop Questionnaire

This is a pre-workshop questionnaire template to find out more about the participants in your Community WASH Promotion workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Role Playing Household Visits - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants apply the knowledge and skills they have learned during previous lessons to practice conducting a household visit. They will practice being adaptive to the needs of household members according to different possible scenarios they may face as a Community WASH Promoter.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Workshop Closing - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In the workshop closing, participants review what they learned, evaluate the workshop, and receive a certificate. The final closing is an opportunity to consolidate participants’ learning, gather feedback and celebrate successes.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Water Treatment Blank Template - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants study how to use and maintain a [water treatment technology]. This lesson will also focus on how a Community WASH Promoter can verify that a household is using [water treatment technology] correctly, consistently, and continually

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

SODIS - Lesson Plan (CWP)

This lesson focuses on the use of SODIS to treat water. This lesson will also focus on how a Community WASH Promoter can verify that a household is using SODIS correctly, consistently, and continually.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Workshop Introduction - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants will learn about who is hosting the workshop, what the workshop will cover, and how they will participate.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Benefits of WASH - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants will further explore the importance of WASH by discussing several ways that individuals and households can benefit by adopting effective WASH behaviours.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Building a Basic Latrine - Presentation (CWP)

This presentation is used to support the Building a Basic Latrine Lesson Plan (CWP). It covers latrine citing, parts and functions of a latrine.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Insects and Animals - Lesson Plan (CWP)

This lesson focuses on the ways that insects and animals contribute to the spread of pathogens and diseases. Participants also discuss strategies to reduce diseases transmission.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

BSF - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants will look at how to use and maintain a biosand filter. This lesson will also focus on how a Community WASH Promoter can verify that a household is using their filter correctly, consistently, and continually.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Community WASH Promotion Participant List Template

This participant list template is a tool that will help you keep a database of participant information for your Community WASH Promotion Workshop

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Why WASH Matters Template - Presentation (CWP)

This presentation template is used to support the Why WASH Matters - Lesson Plan (CWP). It will be used as an activity for the lesson. You will need to modify the template with statistics and information about the country in which you are delivering the workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Action Planning - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants will create individual action plans. Action plans help participants set goals to become better Community WASH Promoters and constantly improve their effectiveness to create a bigger impact.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Factors that Influence Behaviour - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants explore different barriers that prevent people from changing behaviour and adopting WASH practices. They will act out common situations through scenarios and will discuss the different reasons that people give for why they are not adopting certain WASH practices.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Solid Waste Management - Lesson Plan (CWP)

This lesson introduces the importance of managing waste. It covers an integrated solid waste management and the different stages where intervention activities can be effective, including reducing, reusing, recycling, composting, burning, and burying

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Ceramic Candle Filter - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants will study how to use and maintain a ceramic candle filter. This lesson will also focus on how a Community WASH Promoter can verify that a household is using their filter correctly, consistently, and continually.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

The WASH Detective Activity

This tool helps people practice identifying WASH issues in a household. It also helps people learn how to find out more information on why the WASH issues exist in a household. It is designed for the Community WASH Promotion workshop; however, it can be used for any audience

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Sanitation Ladder - Lesson Plan (CWP)

Participants will explore how to evaluate why different sanitation practices are better than others. They will also discuss the advantages and challenges of improving sanitation options

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Food Hygiene - Lesson Plan (CWP)

This lesson will focus on how food is contaminated. Participants will also explore ways to prevent people from getting sick from eating contaminated food.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Handwashing - Lesson Plan (CWP)

The focus of this lesson is to provide participants with crucial information about handwashing and hygiene to prevent the spread of disease with an optional section on how to construct a low-cost handwashing station.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Correct Use and Maintenance of Latrines - Lesson Plan (CWP)

This lesson introduces participants to latrine cleanliness, maintenance activities, and the frequency in which they should occur.

Languages

English

Document

Feb 23, 2017

Community WASH Promotion Workshop Report Template

This is a workshop report template that will guide you in writing a professional report of your Community WASH Promotion workshop.

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English

Spanish

French

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Feb 23, 2017

Principle of a Household Visit - Lesson Plan (CWP)

This lesson focuses on the purpose of household visits in the realm of behaviour change. Participants will discuss respectful and collaborative approaches when working with households, as well as general steps to take during a household visit.

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English

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Feb 23, 2017

Community WASH Promotion 4 Day Agenda for Participants

Balanced agenda that includes behaviour change, technical WASH knowledge, and principles of conducting a household visit. It gives the option of choosing from a variety of elective topics.

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English

Spanish

French

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Feb 23, 2017

Multi-Barrier Approach - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants explore how households can use the multi-barrier approach to ensure they are drinking safe water. The lesson will cover source protection, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection, and safe storage

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English

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Feb 23, 2017

Community WASH Promotion 5 Day Agenda for Participants

Intensive agenda that includes behaviour change, technical WASH knowledge, all hygiene topics for the WASH for Healthy Homes criteria, and the principles of conducting a household visit.

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English

Spanish

French

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Feb 23, 2017

Menstrual Hygiene - Lesson Plan (CWP)

This lesson uses a role-play activity to introduce the challenges that many women and girls have in managing their menstrual hygiene, and the impacts on their health and education. Participants will identify solutions to meet the menstrual hygiene needs of women and girls at home and in school.

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English

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Feb 23, 2017

Influencing Behaviour Change - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants will cover the 3rd principle of a household visit: Influencing Behaviour Change. They will discuss strategies that a Community WASH Promoter can use to try to influence someone to adopt good WASH behaviours.

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English

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Feb 23, 2017

Why WASH Matters - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants will discuss the importance of having good WASH practices in reducing the spread of water-related diseases and breaking the poverty cycle. The lesson will also highlight relevant global and national goals related to WASH.

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English

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Feb 23, 2017

Forms and Commitments - Lesson Plan (CWP)

In this lesson, participants will discuss the importance of using forms to collect information from household members to influence change. They will also review how to use monitoring forms effectively.

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English

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Feb 23, 2017

Community WASH Promotion Final Evaluation Summary

This is a template for displaying the final results of your participant evaluations for your Community WASH Promotion workshop.

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English

Spanish

French

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Feb 23, 2017

Community WASH Promotion Final Evaluation

This is the final evaluation template for participants to provide feedback after a Community WASH Promotion workshop.

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English

Spanish

French

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Feb 23, 2017

Community WASH Promotion Evaluation Tools (CWP)

CAWST uses the Kirkpatrick framework in workshop design. Based on this, we created a Theory of Change for the Community WASH Promotion workshop as well as tools to evaluate the workshop’s effectiveness. This document presents tools to evaluate the effectiveness of your training workshop. It includes questionnaires and observation sheets.

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English

Spanish

French

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Feb 23, 2017

Sanitation Ladder Activity

This document includes the sanitation ladder activity and instructions for facilitating the activity. The sanitation ladder activity is a participatory tool to help people to identify options for improving sanitation in their community and realize that this can be a gradual process.

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English

Spanish

French

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Feb 23, 2017

Safe Water Storage and Handling - Lesson Plan (CWP)

This lesson focuses on keeping water safe from re-contamination. It covers safe storage, as well as safe handling of clean water.

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English

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Feb 23, 2017

The WASH Detective Activity Instructions

These are the instructions for the WASH Detective activity.

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English

Spanish

French

Video

Sep 20, 2016

Menstrual Hygiene Management - Rural Cambodian Girls Experiences - Webinar

A video recording of the webinar on September 20, 2016 on Menstrual Hygiene Management Rural Cambodian Girls Experiences. "I feel scared of being stain[ed]": Understanding Rural Cambodian Girls' Experiences of Menstrual Hygiene Management and Finding Meaningful Interventions from their Stories.

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English

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Nov 1, 2015

Use Good Hygiene Poster

There are things we can do to protect ourselves from the microbes (handwashing, waste disposal, washing, cleaning, covering food)

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English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Swahili

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Nov 1, 2015

Wash Your Hands Poster

Washing our hands well and often will prevent illness (after defecation, before eating, after cleaning a baby).

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English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Swahili

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Nov 1, 2015

Protect Your Water

There are ways to protect water from contamination (watershed and water source protection, protected well, proper rainwater storage, good wastewater disposal).

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English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Swahili

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Nov 1, 2015

Water, Hygiene and Sanitation Presentation Cover

Water, Hygiene and Sanitation Presentation Cover

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English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Swahili

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Nov 30, 2014

Handwashing Technical Brief

Describes the critical times for handwashing, the proper method for handwashing and its importance, as well as discusses how to promote handwashing and handwashing hardware.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Handwashing Presentation (LDC)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan 21 in the Latrine Design and Construction Trainer Manual.

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English

Spanish

French

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Aug 30, 2014

Menstrual Hygiene Management Technical Brief

This technical brief describes the variety of sanitary products available, WASH as it relates to menstrual hygiene, cultural and religious restrictions related to menstrual hygiene and the impact it has on health and education.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2014

Soap Making Lesson Plan

This lesson plan teaches how to make lye based soap. It includes several recipes and step-by-step instructions.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2014

Soap Making Fact Sheet

This fact sheet describes the history of soap, what is soap, how it's made and the two processes for making soap.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jan 31, 2014

Three Pile Sorting Activity

This document includes the three pile sorting activity and instructions for facilitating the activity. The three pile sorting activity is a participatory tool to help a group of people discuss common water, sanitation and hygiene practices and beliefs.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jan 31, 2014

Transmission Routes Activity Instructions

These instructions explain how to facilitate the transmission routes activity with a group of people.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jan 31, 2014

Animal Excreta Transmission Routes Activity

This document includes the animal excreta transmission routes activity and instructions for facilitating the activity. The animal excreta transmission routes activity is a participatory tool to educate people about how feces from animals can make us sick. The tool also helps a group of people to identify how to stop the transmission of diseases related to animal excreta.

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English

French

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Jan 31, 2014

Transmission Routes Activity

This document includes the transmission routes activity and instructions for facilitating the activity. The transmission routes activity is a participatory tool to educate people about how feces can make us sick. The tool also helps a group of people to identify how to stop the transmission of water-related diseases.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jan 31, 2014

Animal Excreta Transmission Routes Activity Instructions

These instructions explain how to facilitate the animal excreta transmission routes activity with a group of people.

Languages

English

French

Document

Mar 4, 2013

Community Health Promotion for Trainers Final Evaluation Summary

This is a template of how to display the results of your final evaluations

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English

Spanish

French

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Mar 4, 2013

Community Health Promotion for Trainers Final Evaluation

This questionnaire is to be handed out at the end of the workshop to give the trainer constructive feedback on the workshop

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English

Spanish

French

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Sep 1, 2012

How We Use Water

Good water is important for many uses in our life (drinking, cooking, washing dishes, growing plants/crops, laundry, bathing).

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English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Swahili

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Sep 1, 2012

Get Good Water

You can have good water if you from protect the water source, treat your water and store your treated water safely.

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English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Swahili

Document

Jan 4, 2012

Community Health Promotion for Trainers Pre-Assessment

This questionnaire helps the trainer to understand their audience and their level of knowledge pre-workshop

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English

Document

Dec 4, 2010

Global and Local Water Issues Presentation (CHP for Trainers)

This presentation describes local and global water issues and how they perpetuate the poverty cycle (Designed for Lesson Plan 2 in the CHP for Trainers Trainer Manual)

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English

Spanish

French

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Dec 4, 2010

HWTS Options and Evaluation Presentation (CHP for Trainers)

This presentation describes HWTS options and their pros and cons

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English

Spanish

French

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Sep 4, 2009

Social Marketing Presentation (CHP for Trainers)

This presentation describes how to raise awareness (Designed for Lesson Plan 10 of the CHP for Trainers Trainer Manual)

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English

Spanish

French

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May 4, 2009

HydrAid Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Poster Set

This poster presentation can be used as a participatory learning tool by Community Health Promoters (CHP) in a variety of situations to: • Teach about safe water, hygiene and sanitation practices in general; • Introduce new household water treatment technologies; • Train people how to operate and maintain their household water treatment technology; and • Reinforce messages about household water treatment, hygiene and sanitation on a return visit to a household.

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English

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Mar 4, 2009

Global and Local Afghanistan Water Issues Presentation (CHP for Trainers)

This presentation describes local and global water and sanitation issues in Afghanistan (Designed for Lesson Plan 1 of the CHP for Trainers Training Manual)

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English

Spanish

French

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Mar 4, 2009

Community Health Promotion for Trainers Trainer Manual

This manual is for trainers who are interested in delivering training on community health promotion for trainers. It includes lessons plans and guidance on training delivery.

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English

Spanish

French

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Mar 4, 2009

Community Health Promotion for Trainers Workshop Outline

This workshop outline contains a workshop description, objectives, audience, content and training materials needed for this workshop

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English

Spanish

French

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Mar 4, 2009

How to Train CHPs Presentation (CHP for Trainers)

This presentation describes to recruit CHP and run a training program (Designed for Lesson Plan 16 in the CHP for Trainers Trainer Manual)

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English

Spanish

French

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Mar 4, 2009

Behaviour Change Presentation (CHP for Trainers)

This presentation describes what is necessary for behaviour change (Designed for Lesson Plan 8 of the CHP for Trainers Trainer Manual)

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English

Spanish

French

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Feb 28, 2009

Community Health Promotion for Trainers

This manual is for project implementers who are interested in starting or strengthening their community health promotion activities for water, sanitation, and hygiene projects.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jan 31, 2009

Three Pile Sorting Activity Instructions

These instructions explain how to facilitate the three pile sorting activity with a group of people.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Jan 31, 2009

Sanitation Ladder Activity Instructions

These instructions explain how to facilitate the sanitation ladder activity with a group of people.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Jun 1, 2006

Protect Your Family

There are water, sanitation and hygiene practices that will protect your family.

Languages

English

About CAWST

CAWST is a Canadian charity and licensed engineering firm. We address the global need for safe drinking water and sanitation by building local knowledge and skills on household solutions people can implement themselves.

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