Explore Sanitation

Collection

Mar 21, 2023

Stabilized Soil Latrine Pit Lining

These videos show you how to construct stabilized soil lining for a latrine pit in sandy soil or unstable soil.

Languages

English

Collection

Sep 29, 2022

Happy Toilets: Promoting Toilet Cleaning and Maintenance in Nepal

This behaviour change intervention promoted cleaning and regular maintenance of toilets in Nepal. The intervention is called, "Happy Toilets."

Languages

English

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

Feb 3, 2022

Learn About Sanitation for Emergency Contexts

A collection of short e-learning tools and job aids to guide sanitation officials regarding emptying, transport and treatment/disposal (fecal sludge management) appropriate for humanitarian contexts.

Languages

Arabic

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

Dec 17, 2020

Latrine Program Design Workshop

This collection contains the resources for both trainers and participants for the Latrine Program Design workshop. This workshop provides an overview of the six components of a successful latrine program: stakeholder engagement, demand creation, products and services, finances, capacity development, and monitoring. After participating in this workshop, participants will be able to design or strengthen a latrine program for their context. They will have a greater awareness of factors influencing behaviour change and will be better equipped to support correct, consistent, and continued use of latrines in the communities they serve. This workshop is for latrine program decision makers.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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

Jul 31, 2019

Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) Workshop

These workshop materials contain the resources for both trainers and participants for CAWST and Eawag-Sandec's Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) workshop. Workshop participants may also download the book Faecal Sludge Management: Systems Approach for Implementation and Operation at www.sandec.ch/fsm_book.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Collection

Jul 31, 2019

Environmental Sanitation Workshop

This collection contains the resources for both trainers and participants for the Environmental Sanitation workshop. This two-three day workshop is designed for WASH, community development and health organizations. The workshop explores the relationship between environmental sanitation, disease transmission and health. It addresses technical topics such as human excreta management including different latrine designs; animal excreta management; solid waste management; vector control for mosquitos and rodents; and domestic wastewater management.

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

Total Sanitation (3-Day Nepal) Workshop

This workshop is especially designed targeting total sanitation in community. With the whim of attaining open defecation free, the focus is shifted in constructing latrine; the quantitative goal only. However, this workshop is more focused on WASH details and headed to achieve safe water, improved sanitation, proper hygiene and their sustainability. Along with total sanitation, the flavor of delivering effective training adds up more weightage in training, with knowledge enhance the knowledge as well as skill of the trainer.

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 3, 2018

Water Safety Planning

Water Safety Planning

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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

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

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

Document

Dec 15, 2023

Mapping trends in rural and decentralized sanitation projects in Colombia

Mapping trends in rural and decentralized sanitation projects in Colombia

Languages

Spanish

Video

Mar 21, 2023

Stabilized Soil Pit Lining - Liberia Pilot Project

This video shows how to construct a Stabilized Soil Lining for latrine pits in sandy soil in Liberia, West Africa.

Document

Sep 29, 2022

Happy Toilet World of Toilets Activity

Use this activity to show how toilets look around the world. This activity was used as part of a behaviour change intervention to promote cleaning and regular toilet maintenance in Nepal.

Languages

English

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

E-Learning

Feb 3, 2022

Transport and Emptying Services: Meet or Exceed the Minimum Requirements

Through this lesson, you will learn how to make sure the emptying and transport services being provided to camps meet or exceed the minimum requirements.

Languages

Arabic

English

Spanish

French

E-Learning

Dec 13, 2021

Soil Stability - Jar Test

Learn how to conduct a simple jar test to assess the soil composition that will help you determine an appropriate pit lining to prevent collapse.

Languages

Arabic

English

Spanish

French

E-Learning

Nov 30, 2021

It's the Pits!

In this fictional scenario, you will take on the role of a consultant that has been called in to evaluate the current sanitation situation at a camp. Through the evaluation, you will learn how to avoid common pitfalls associated with fecal sludge management for latrines built during a humanitarian crisis.

Languages

Arabic

English

Spanish

French

E-Learning

Nov 29, 2021

Too Full, Too Fast

Take this quiz to learn the common factors that can impact how quickly latrine pits will fill.

Languages

Arabic

English

Spanish

French

Document

Nov 9, 2021

Critical Points Affecting Pit Filling Rates in Emergency Settings

If your latrine pits are filling quicker than you anticipated, use this list of critical points to understand what can be behind it.

Languages

Arabic

English

Spanish

French

Document

Nov 9, 2021

Critical Points for Safe Removal, Transport and Disposal of Fecal Sludge

Use this checklist to ensure that the critical points required for safe practice are met for the removal, transport and disposal of fecal sludge.

Languages

Arabic

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 29, 2021

Emptying Service Competency Framework

Competency framework for emptying service provision

Languages

English

Document

Oct 29, 2021

Use Good Sanitation

Good sanitation habits prevent transmission of microbes (latrines, soak pits, fences, waste disposal).

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Swahili

Document

Oct 29, 2021

Use a Latrine and Fences

Use a latrine and fences to stop the transmission of microbes from faeces.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Swahili

Document

Oct 28, 2021

Soil Composition Jar Test

Time taken to assess soil stability before building the latrines is time well spent. This job aid shows you how to conduct a simple jar test to assess the soil composition.

Languages

Arabic

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 25, 2021

15 Questions to Ask Yourself When Siting a Latrine

15 questions to ask yourself when choosing a location to site a latrine, particularly to access for emptying.

Languages

Arabic

English

Spanish

French

Video

Jul 22, 2021

What is Timber Shoring?

The video explains timer shoring and how it can be used in latrine pit excavation

Languages

English

Video

Jul 22, 2021

Tips and Techniques for Digging a Latrine Pit

Make your next pit digging job easier and safer by keeping these tips for digging in mind

Languages

English

Video

Jul 22, 2021

How to Build a Dome Slab

This video explains how to build a concrete dome slab for a pit latrine

Languages

English

Video

Jul 22, 2021

How to Line a Latrine Pit: The Stabilized Soil Method I

This video shows how a pit dug in sandy soil can be lined using the Stabilized Soil Method

Languages

English

Video

Jul 22, 2021

How to Line a Latrine Pit: The Stabilized Soil Method II

Learn how to use the excavated soil from a latrine pit to construct a durable lining that will prevent pit collapse

Languages

English

Video

Jul 22, 2021

How to Line a Latrine Pit: Rebar Reinforced Fabric Lining

Support a latrine pit that is prone to collapse using this rebar, wire and fabric lining

Languages

English

Video

Jul 22, 2021

How to Make a Reinforced Concrete Slab

This video demonstrates how to construct a steel reinforced concrete slab for a pit latrine

Languages

English

Video

Jul 21, 2021

How to Use a Plumb Bob

This video demonstrates how to use a plumb bob to keep your latrine pit walls straight.

Languages

English

Document

Dec 17, 2020

Capacity Development - Lesson Plan (LPD)

Participants learn how to select appropriate capacity development activities for latrine program stakeholders.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Dec 11, 2020

Demand Creation - Lesson Plan (LPD)

Participants learn how to select appropriate activities to create demand for a latrine program.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Dec 7, 2020

Latrine Program Design Pre-Workshop Questionnaire

This is a pre-workshop questionnaire template to find out more about the participants in your Latrine Program Design workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Dec 7, 2020

Latrine Program Design Final Evaluation

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

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Dec 7, 2020

Latrine Program Design Final Evaluation Summary

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

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Dec 7, 2020

Latrine Program Design 3.5 Day Workshop Agenda for Participants

This participant agenda outlines a 3.5 day workshop including lessons and modules.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Dec 7, 2020

Latrine Program Design Participant List Template

This participant list template is a tool that will help you keep a database of participant information for your Latrine Program Design Workshop

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Dec 7, 2020

Latrine Program Design Workshop Outline

This outline describes the content, objectives and audience for the workshop: Latrine Program Design

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Dec 7, 2020

Latrine Program Design Workshop Report Template

This is a workshop report template that will guide you in writing a professional report of your Latrine Program Design Workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Dec 7, 2020

Latrine Program Design Certificate Template

This is a template of certificates for participants after completing the Latrine Program Design Workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 2, 2020

Monitoring Presentation (LPD)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan Monitoring in the Latrine Program Design Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 2, 2020

Products and Service Presentation (LPD)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan Products and Services in the Latrine Program Design Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 2, 2020

Demand Creation Presentation (LPD)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan Demand Creation in the Latrine Program Design Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 2, 2020

Finances Presentation (LPD)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan Finances in the Latrine Program Design Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 2, 2020

Workshop Introduction Presentation (LPD)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan Workshop Introduction in the Latrine Program Design Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 2, 2020

Stakeholder Engagement Presentation (LPD)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan Stakeholder Engagement in the Latrine Program Design Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 2, 2020

Capacity Development Presentation (LPD)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan Capacity Development in the Latrine Program Design Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 2, 2020

Introduction to Program Design Framework (LPD)

This presentation is designed to support the teachings of the Program Design Framework in the Latrine Program Design Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Document

Oct 2, 2020

Introduction to Understanding Behaviour

This presentation is used with “Lesson Plan 4: Introduction to Understanding Behaviour” in the Latrine Program Design Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Document

Sep 26, 2020

Panau Latrine Program Mystery (LPD)

This document provides suggested activities and questions for completing the Panau Village mystery.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 30, 2020

Latrine Program Design Trainer Manual

This manual is for trainers who are interested in delivering training on latrine program design. It includes lesson and module plans on stakeholder engagement, demand creation, products and services, finances, capacity development and monitoring.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Jun 26, 2020

Introduction to our Program Design Framework (LPD)

This document provides suggested activities and questions for understanding our program design framework.

Languages

English

Document

Jun 26, 2020

Finances - Lesson Plan (LPD)

Participants learn about designing a financial plan for a latrine program.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Jun 26, 2020

Monitoring - Lesson Plan (LPD)

Participants learn about the process of designing a monitoring system for a latrine program

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Jun 26, 2020

Stakeholder Engagement - Lesson Plan (LPD)

Participants learn how to select appropriate stakeholder engagement activities for latrine program stakeholders.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Jun 26, 2020

Products and Service - Lesson Plan (LPD)

Participants learn how to strengthen a supply chain for a latrine program.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Jun 26, 2020

Workshop Introduction - Lesson Plan (LPD)

This lesson opens the workshop and sets the tone for the training and learning environment by using a variety of participatory activities. Participants have an opportunity to meet the trainer, host organization and other participants, as well as create their ground rules for how they are expected to work together during the workshop. The trainer has the opportunity to better understand the participant’s background, assess their knowledge and skills, and determine their learning expectations.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Jun 26, 2020

Introduction to Understanding Behaviour (LPD)

This document provides suggested activities and questions for understanding behaviour.

Languages

English

Document

May 14, 2020

Latrine Program Design Workbook (LPD)

This handout helps participants organize ideas, record notes, and design components of a latrine program throughout the workshop. It includes a self-assessment table, graphic organizers, and an action planning page. Participants can take this workbook home with them at the end of the workshop, to help them remember what they learned and what they committed to do with their new knowledge and skills.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

May 6, 2020

COVID-19 Safety for Emptiers

This poster offers quick tips for sanitation professionals (including emptiers) on how to keep themselves and their clients safe and healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Apr 30, 2020

COVID-19 Summary for Sanitation Professionals

This technical brief summarizes what is known about COVID-19 and sanitation, including the risks related to exposure to wastewater and fecal sludge, and offers tips on how to safely continue offering latrine and septic tank emptying services during the outbreak.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Feb 28, 2020

Daily Opening and Closing - Lesson Plan (LPD)

This document provides suggested activities and questions for daily opening and closing activities.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Feb 28, 2020

Workshop Closing - Lesson Plan (LPD)

This lesson closes the workshop by having participants reflect on their learning, conduct a self-assessment, review the learning outcomes, and complete a final evaluation. The workshop certificates are distributed to the participants and closing remarks are made.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Jan 1, 2020

Toilet Cleaning in Nepal Formative Research and Design Brief

Review the formative research findings and design brief for a behaviour change intervention promoting the behaviours to regularly clean and maintain toilets in Nepal. The intervention is called, "Happy toilets!"

Languages

English

Document

Jan 1, 2020

Happy Toilets in Nepal Facilitator Toolkit

This facilitator (triggerer) toolkit was used for a behaviour change intervention to promote cleaning and regular toilet maintenance in Nepal. The intervention is called, "Happy Toilets."

Languages

English

Document

Jan 1, 2020

Happy Toilets Facilitator Diary

This facilitator diary was used during a behaviour change intervention to promote cleaning and regular maintenance of toilets in Nepal. The intervention is called, "Happy Toilets."

Languages

English

Document

Jan 1, 2020

Happy Toilet Rating Cards

These rating cards were used as part of a behaviour change intervention to promote cleaning and regular toilet maintenance in Nepal. The intervention is called, "Happy Toilets."

Document

Jan 1, 2020

Happy Toilet Process Poster

This poster was used to show the process for achieving "Happy Toilets". It was used as part of a behaviour change intervention to promote cleaning and regular toilet maintenance in Nepal. The intervention is called, "Happy Toilets."

Languages

English

Document

Jan 1, 2020

Happy Toilet Sticker

This sticker was given to households to celebrate their "Happy Toilet". It was used as part of a behaviour change intervention to promote cleaning and regular toilet maintenance in Nepal.

Languages

English

Document

Jul 31, 2019

Guide to CAWST Sanitation Resources

Provides an overview of CAWST's sanitation resources on Environmental Sanitation, Latrine Design and Construction, Fecal Sludge Management, and Sanitation Project Implementation. It also includes a glossary of definitions, measurement conversions, guidance on CAWST training and consulting support, and additional sanitation resources.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Jan 7, 2019

iDE in Bangladesh - Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Latrine Program Implementation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Jan 7, 2019

Practical Action in Nepal - Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Latrine Program Implementation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Jan 7, 2019

FINISH in India - Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Latrine Program Implementation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced.

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

How to Site a Latrine Poster

How to site a latrine

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Dec 11, 2018

What To Do When Your Latrine Is Full Poster

What to do when your latrine is full

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Dec 11, 2018

No Solid Waste in Latrine Poster

No solid waste in latrine

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Dec 11, 2018

Poop in the Hole Poster

Poop in hole

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Dec 11, 2018

Get a Latrine: Be Proud Poster

Get a latrine: Be proud

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Dec 11, 2018

How to Manage Children Feces Poster

How to manage children feces

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Dec 11, 2018

Get a Latrine: Want Privacy and Comfort Poster

Get a latrine: Want privacy and comfort

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Dec 11, 2018

Is Your Septic Tank Full Poster

Is your septic tank full 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

Don't Put Solid Waste in Your Latrine: Emptiers Will Be Angry Poster

Don't put solid waste in your latrine: Emptiers will be angry poster

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Dec 11, 2018

Health and Safety for Emptiers Poster

Health and safety for emptiers

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Dec 11, 2018

Maintain Your Latrine Poster

Maintain your latrine 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

Dec 11, 2018

How to Build a Latrine Poster

How to build a latrine poster

Languages

Amharic

Bemba

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Document

Nov 25, 2018

Capacity Development (LPD)

This technical brief defines capacity development and explains the process of designing a capacity development plan for a latrine program.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 2, 2018

The Goal of a Latrine Program Presentation (LPD)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan The Goal of a Latrine Program in the Latrine Program Design Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 2, 2018

Capacity Assessment Role Cards

The purpose of the activity is to conduct a capacity assessment of masons and a sanitation business. One group is the masons and the other group is the sanitation business. Both groups will play the role of consultants conducting a capacity assessment. A consultant pairs with a mason or an individual from the sanitation business and interviews them to identify their capacity needs. After the interviews, consultants regroup and discuss their findings.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 1, 2018

Monitoring (LPD)

This technical brief describes the process of creating a monitoring system for a latrine program.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 1, 2018

Stakeholder Role Cards (LPD)

The purpose of the activity is to identify stakeholders and analyze their power/interest for a latrine program.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Oct 1, 2018

The Goal of a Latrine Program - Lesson Plan (LPD)

This lesson defines a latrine program goal. It also explains behaviour change.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Sep 15, 2018

Stakeholder Engagement (LPD)

This technical brief identifies stakeholders of a latrine program and describes how to analyze and engage these stakeholders.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Sep 15, 2018

Products and Services (LPD)

This technical brief describes latrine products and services. It also explores how to strengthen a latrine supply chain.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Sep 15, 2018

Finances (LPD)

This technical brief identifies the costs of a latrine program and who pays for these costs.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Sep 15, 2018

Demand Creation (LPD)

This technical brief describes how to create demand for a latrine program.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Aug 3, 2018

Household Sanitation - Lesson Plan (TS2 Nepal)

In this lesson plan participant will get the information on importance of household sanitation.

Languages

English

Document

Aug 3, 2018

Workshop Closing - Lesson Plan (TS2 Nepal)

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

Languages

English

Document

Aug 3, 2018

Workshop Closing - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

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

Languages

English

Document

Aug 3, 2018

Point of Use Options - Lesson Plan (TS2 Nepal)

In this lesson plan, participant will get the information on different types of water purification options.

Languages

English

Document

Aug 3, 2018

Sanitation System and Latrine Use - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

The focus of this lesson is to identify the gap in sanitation system and essential activities to make effective sanitation system. Latrine use is another concern of this lesson.

Languages

English

Document

Aug 3, 2018

Faecal Sludge Management - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

This lesson plan explains Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) and its components, describes different treatment options, and suggests locally applicable faecal sludge management options.

Languages

English

Document

Aug 3, 2018

Encouraging Latrine Use - Lesson Plan (WASH-R Nepal)

The focus of this lesson is to outline important considerations for latrine use during and after emergency situations. Participants will discuss the increased importance of sanitation as disaster relief transitions to recovery, and explore strategies for the successful management of sanitation issues.

Languages

English

Document

Aug 3, 2018

Emergency Sanitation - Lesson Plan (E-WASH Nepal)

The focus of this lesson is to outline the important considerations for excreta management and temporary latrine siting and construction during emergency situations. Participants will discuss the increased importance of sanitation during disasters and select appropriate technologies for temporary disaster relief.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Total Sanitation (3-Day) Nepal Trainer Manual

This manual is for trainers who are interested in delivering 3-day training on Total Sanitation in the context of Nepal. It includes lesson plans, agendas, and guidance on training delivery.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Water Quality - Lesson Plan (TS2 Nepal)

This lesson describes about safe water and clean water. It highlight on drinking water protection from the point of origin to the end.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Sustainable Total Sanitation - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

This lesson focuses on the sustainability of total sanitation after attaining it in the community and understanding the need of sustainable total sanitation. Also, the lesson plan focuses on the interventions to be considered to sustain total sanitation.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Water Safety Plan - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

This lesson plan focuses on describing water safety plan and its implementation steps along with focusing on importance of the disaster / climate resilient water safety plan.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Concept and Importance of Total Sanitation - Lesson Plan (TS2 Nepal)

In this lesson plan, participants will get a vision on Total Sanitation and its importance. It also focuses on the roles and responsibilities of individuals (PNGOs, field mobilizer).

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Waste Management - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

The focus of this lesson is to identify and explain types of waste and describe its different management techniques and practices.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Introduction to Total Sanitation - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

The focus of this lesson is to know the total sanitation approach and its 5+1 indicators. Also understand the water, sanitation and hygiene status: National, International and local as well.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Tips on Communicating with Groups - Lesson Plan (TS2 Nepal)

In this lesson plan, participant will acquire the tips to communicate in the group.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Indoor Air Pollution - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

This lesson focuses on describing indoor air pollution, main causes of air pollution inside house. This lesson plan also discuss impacts of indoor air pollution and identifies the 4 possible solutions to mitigate the indoor air pollution.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Water Quality - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

The focus of this lesson is to explain safe water and differentiate clean water and filthy water.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Hygiene - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

This lesson focuses on providing participants with critical information about hand washing and maintaining hygiene during menstruation along with personal hygiene and food hygiene. Participants will explore issues and also identify strategies to resolve those issues and maintain good hygienic practices.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Water Conservation - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

The focus of this lesson is to share the importance of water conservation, various techniques to conserve water along with use of alternate source of water; rain water as a solution to water scarcity.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Key Messages on Total Sanitation - Lesson Plan (TS2 Nepal)

In this lesson plan, participant will get the key message on water, sanitation, hygiene, safe and hygienic food, kitchen management.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Components of Total Sanitation - Lesson Plan (TS2 Nepal)

In this lesson plan, participants find the main components of total sanitation and the sub-components that are under the main components of the total sanitation.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Workshop Introduction - Lesson Plan (TS2 Nepal)

The focus of the introduction is to create a safe learning environment and provide an overview of the coming two days. During the introduction participants meet each other, discuss how they will work together during the workshop, develop a list of expectations, and learn about the agenda.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Importance and Safe Use of Latrines - Lesson Plan (TS2 Nepal)

In this lesson plan participant will identify the medium of communicable disease transmission, identify different types of latrine and its necessity for safe disposal of feces.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

WASH Policy and Plan - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

This lesson plan is to focus on the WASH plan and policy formed by government of Nepal and to familiarize it.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Total Sanitation (2-Day) Nepal Trainer Manual

This manual is for trainers who are interested in delivering 2-day training on Total Sanitation in the context of Nepal. It includes lesson plans, agendas, and guidance on training delivery.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Day 1 Closing - Lesson Plan (TS2 Nepal)

This lesson plan contains a review for day one of the workshop. The review activities allow participants an opportunity to practice what they learned during the day.

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English

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Aug 3, 2018

Workshop Introduction - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

The focus of the introduction is to create a safe learning environment and provide an overview of the coming three days. During the introduction participants meet each other, discuss how they will work together during the workshop, develop a list of expectations, and learn about the agenda.

Languages

English

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Aug 3, 2018

Environmental Sanitation - Lesson Plan (TS3 Nepal)

This lesson plan focuses on the description of environmental sanitation and the role of individual, household and community to attain environment sanitation.

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English

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Aug 1, 2018

Proper Use of Latrines - Lesson Plan (WiS Nepal)

The focus of this lesson is on the importance of latrine in school, compare actual condition versus standard of latrine. This lesson plan also describes on the proper operation and timely maintenance of latrine in school.

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English

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Jun 1, 2018

SNV in Cambodia - Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Latrine Program Implementation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced.

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English

Spanish

French

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May 1, 2018

PWW in Honduras - Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Latrine Program Implementation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced.

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English

Spanish

French

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May 1, 2018

Sanergy in Kenya - Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Latrine Program Implementation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced. Each case study is in a “Question and Answer” format.

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English

Spanish

French

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Mar 1, 2018

Gramalaya in India - Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Latrine Program Implementation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 14, 2017

Human Excreta Management - Lesson Plan (Intro to WASH)

This lesson introduces the five components of a sanitation system to properly manage human excreta. Participants learn about sanitation systems and discuss why the entire system must be addressed to ensure safe and sustainable sanitation.

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English

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Nov 14, 2017

What is Sanitation - Lesson Plan (Intro to WASH)

This lesson defines sanitation. It also explains the difference between sanitation, environmental sanitation and ecological sanitation.

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English

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Nov 14, 2017

Animal Excreta Management - Lesson Plan (Intro to WASH)

This lesson introduces zoonotic diseases related to animal excreta and the importance of animal excreta management. Three different participatory activities are given as options for participants to learn about different diseases, their transmission routes and prevention methods.

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English

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Nov 14, 2017

Vector Control - Lesson Plan (Intro to WASH)

This lesson introduces common disease vectors related to environmental sanitation. The focus is placed on mosquito and rodent control.

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English

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Nov 14, 2017

Water Contamination - Lesson Plan (Intro to WASH)

Participants explore the different ways that water can become contaminated, diseases caused by water contaminants, and explain the different types of pathogens.

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English

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Nov 14, 2017

Domestic Wastewater Management - Lesson Plan (Intro to WASH)

This lesson explains the differences between blackwater, greywater, and overflow water. It focuses on the proper management of greywater and overflow water to protect public health and the environment. A demonstration is used to visually show what greywater looks like and how it is separated using a grease trap. For blackwater management, see Lesson Plan: Human Excreta Management.

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English

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Nov 14, 2017

Solid Waste Management - Lesson Plan (Intro to WASH)

This lesson introduces integrated solid waste management and the different stages where intervention activities can be effective, including collection, recycling, composting, burning and final disposal.

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English

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Jul 10, 2017

Sanitation Steps for Flood-Prone Areas Activity

The Sanitation Steps for Flood-Prone Areas is a fun and interactive game that helps people living in flood-prone areas identify appropriate options to improve sanitation in their community. This activity was developed by Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB) and CAWST. The document includes activity cards and facilitator instructions.

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English

Spanish

French

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Apr 20, 2017

Handwashing Lesson Plan with Tippy Tap Instructions - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants will practice good handwashing technique and learn the most important times to wash hands. Key design features of a handwashing station are discussed. Depending on time, participants can also construct parts of a handwashing station. Instructions on how to build a tippy tap are included.

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English

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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.

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English

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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.

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English

Spanish

French

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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

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English

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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.

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English

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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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Jul 31, 2016

Action Planning - Lesson Plan (FSM)

Participants consider their next steps after the workshop. Choose between two options for participants to develop an action plan, to make the best use of their new knowledge and skills.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Introduction to Case Studies - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson introduces the case studies and the exercise book. Participants will understand the purpose and structure of these two documents that they will use throughout the workshop. They will also be given time to read the case study.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Financial Transfers - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson introduces financial transfers in faecal sludge management. Participants learn about different financial flow models for faecal sludge management services. They identify different stakeholders in the faecal sludge management service chain and how they relate to each other from a financial perspective.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Greywater Management Technical Brief

This technical brief describes greywater characteristics and simple, low cost options available to manage greywater in the home.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Faecal Sludge Use (Resource Recovery) - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson introduces the value of using faecal sludge (faecal sludge) treatment products. Participants will identify different treatment products and their uses. Participants will also discuss other factors that should be considered when deciding on a use, like health and environmental protection, social acceptance, and market demand.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Collection and Transport - Lesson Plan (FSM)

Participants learn about different manual and mechanized methods to collect faecal sludge from on-site sanitation technologies and transport the faecal sludge for treatment. Through a group discussion or role-play activity the participants experience challenges that are often encountered during faecal sludge collection and transport. As well, they discuss solutions on how the challenges could be overcome.

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English

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French

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Jul 31, 2016

Treatment Objectives - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson looks at what the term faecal sludge treatment means in the sanitation sector. It introduces four treatment objectives: (1) pathogen inactivation, (2) stabilization, (3) dewatering, and (4) nutrient management. The participants also discuss environmental, health, and logistical impacts of the treatment objectives.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Local and Global Issues - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson provides an overview of global faecal sludge management (FSM) issues. Participants also identify and discuss local faecal sludge management issues. Participants explore the challenges that contribute to these faecal sludge management issues. An understanding of these issues and challenges prepares the participants to better understand the technologies and solutions they learn in the rest of the workshop.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Sanitation System – Fecal Sludge Use

Introduces the benefits and challenges of using treated fecal sludge for various purposes, including agriculture and energy production. It describes different beneficial uses, along with protective measures to reduce public health and environmental risks.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Field Trip - Lesson Plan (FSM)

A field trip gives participants the opportunity to see faecal sludge management in a realistic setting and apply their new knowledge. A field trip can be arranged to observe local latrine designs and fecal sludge characteristics as well as various faecal sludge collection, transport, treatment, use and disposal technologies.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson introduces the sanitation service chain. It focuses on the last three components which encompass faecal sludge management (FSM): (1) collection and transportation of faecal sludge from on-site sanitation technologies, (2) faecal sludge treatment, (3) and use or disposal of faecal sludge. Participants will explore the importance of each component in protecting public health. They will also learn the difference between sewered and non-sewered sanitation systems.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Faecal Sludge Management Trainer Manual

This manual is for trainers who are interested in delivering training on faecal sludge management. It includes lesson plans, agendas, and guidance on training delivery.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Integrated Planning - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson introduces the importance of an integrated planning approach for faecal sludge management. It provides an overview of the integrated planning process for faecal sludge management. Participants will learn the importance of having an adaptive, innovative, and integrated planning process. Case studies are used to illustrate how integrated planning has been used in different countries.

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English

Spanish

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Jul 31, 2016

Risk Management - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson introduces the importance of using multiple barriers to reduce the risk of pathogen transmission when managing faecal sludge.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Design Approach - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson introduces a rational design approach for faecal sludge management (FSM). It covers all the factors that need to be considered when designing a faecal sludge treatment facility. Participants will focus on two important factors: faecal sludge quantities and characteristics, and the use of treatment products.

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English

Spanish

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Jul 31, 2016

Treatment Technologies - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson introduces established, transferring, and innovative faecal sludge treatment technologies. These technologies are currently in use for faecal sludge management or could be in the future. Participants learn about the treatment objectives, pathogen inactivation mechanisms, stage of development and treatment products of each technology.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Effluent Management

Introduces the importance of managing effluent from fecal sludge treatment to protect public health and the environment. It also gives an overview of technologies available to manage effluent.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Improvement Plan - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson acknowledges the difficulty of implementing a complete sanitation service chain. Participants will develop an incremental improvement plan to reduce faecal transmission routes and implement a sanitation service chain.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Operation and Maintenance - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson presents an overview of common operation and maintenance challenges of faecal sludge faecal sludge treatment facilities. Participants will brainstorm appropriate solutions to overcome operation and maintenance challenges, including how to prevent receiving industrial sludge. The lesson presents the importance of developing and implementing monitoring programs.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Quantification and Characterization - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson explains the importance and the challenges of quantifying and characterizing faecal sludge. Participants learn what excreta and faecal sludge are made of. They discuss the key differences between faecal sludge and wastewater characteristics, focusing on faecal sludge variability. The difficulties of quantifying and characterizing faecal sludge are also introduced.

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English

Spanish

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Jul 31, 2016

Fecal Sludge Management Technical Briefs

This is a package of all the technical briefs used in the Fecal Sludge Management workshop.

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English

Spanish

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Jul 31, 2016

What is Fecal Sludge

Explains the difference between excreta, fecal sludge and wastewater. It also gives an overview of how to characterize and quantify fecal sludge.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Workshop Opening - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson opens the workshop and sets the tone for the training and learning environment by using a variety of participatory activities. Participants have an opportunity to meet the trainer, host organization and other participants, as well as create their ground rules for how they are expected to work together during the workshop. The trainer has the opportunity to better understand the participant’s background, assess their knowledge and skills, and determine their learning expectations.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Sanitation System – Fecal Sludge Treatment

Introduces the importance of fecal sludge treatment and explains different treatment objectives. It also gives an overview of emerging and established technologies available to treat fecal sludge.

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English

Spanish

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Jul 31, 2016

Fecal Sludge Treatment – Pathogen Inactivation Mechanisms

Explains different ways to inactivate pathogens in fecal sludge, including time, temperature, moisture, pH, and solar radiation.

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English

Spanish

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Jul 31, 2016

Legal Framework - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson introduces the importance of having a specific legal framework for faecal sludge management. Participants discuss common challenges and identify solutions to overcome some of these challenges.

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English

Spanish

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Jul 31, 2016

Sanitation System – Fecal Sludge Disposal

Introduces two fecal sludge disposal options: (1) simple pit and (2) deep row entrenchment. It also gives guidance on how to locate a disposal site to minimize groundwater contamination, and discusses other measures to protect public health.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Case Study Review - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson is a review of the case studies and exercise books. Groups will present their recommendations for improving their sanitation service chain. Participants provide feedback to the groups based on the risks and opportunities they identify.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Introduction to Fecal Sludge Management

This collection contains the resources for both trainers and participants for CAWST and Eawag-Sandec's Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management workshop. This is a two-three day introductory workshop on FSM designed for various sanitation stakeholders. In this workshop, participants will learn about faecal sludge management for low-income communities not connected to a sewer. The workshop provides participants with an overview of technologies for faecal sludge collection, transportation, treatment, and use. It also introduces planning and management of faecal sludge management systemsWorkshop participants may also download the book Faecal Sludge Management: Systems Approach for Implementation and Operation at www.sandec.ch/fsm_book.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Overflow Water Management Technical Brief

This technical brief focuses on simple and low cost options available to manage overflow water.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Workshop Closing - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson closes the workshop by asking participants to reflect on their learning, conduct a self-assessment, review the learning outcomes, and complete a final evaluation. The workshop certificates are distributed to the participants and closing remarks are made.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Stakeholders - Lesson Plan (FSM)

This lesson identifies common stakeholders in faecal sludge management. Participants will evaluate the influence and interest of the different stakeholders. They will also discuss different ways of engaging with stakeholders.

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English

Spanish

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Jul 31, 2016

Faecal Sludge Management Workshop Outline

This outline describes the content, objectives and audience for CAWST and Eawag-Sandec's workshop: Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Faecal Sludge Management Workshop Report Template

This is a workshop report template that will guide you in writing a professional report of your Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management Workshop.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Mechanical Dewatering Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes mechanical dewatering design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management Presentation (FSM)

This presentation is used in a lesson that: lists the five components of a sanitation service chain, identifies the three components that are called faecal sludge management, explains the difference between non-sewered and sewered sanitation systems, and identifies how faecal sludge management can effectively manage sanitation and protect public health. (Designed for Lesson Plan Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management in the Faecal Sludge Management Trainer Manual.)

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Faecal Sludge Management Final Evaluation

This is the final evaluation template for participants to provide feedback after an Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management workshop.

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English

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French

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Jul 31, 2016

Faecal Sludge Management 2 Day Workshop Agenda for Participants

This participant agenda outlines a 2 day workshop that gives an overview of technologies for faecal sludge collection, transportation, treatment, and use. It also introduces planning and management of faecal sludge management systems.

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English

Spanish

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Jul 31, 2016

Faecal Sludge Management Pre-Workshop Questionnaire

This is a pre-workshop questionnaire template to find out more about the participants in your Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management workshop.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Faecal Sludge Management Participant List Template

This participant list template is a tool that will help you keep a database of participant information for your Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management Workshop

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Local and Global Faecal Sludge Management Issues Presentation (FSM)

This presentation is used in a lesson that: discusses the local and global issues around faecal sludge management and identifies key challenges that contribute to poor faecal sludge management. (Designed for Lesson Plan Local and Global Issues in the Faecal Sludge Management Trainer Manual.)

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English

Spanish

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Jul 31, 2016

Faecal Sludge Management 3 Day Workshop Agenda for Participants with Field Trip

This participant agenda outlines a 3 day workshop that gives an overview of technologies for faecal sludge collection, transportation, treatment, and use. It also introduces planning and management of faecal sludge management systems and a field trip to view local faecal sludge management services.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Faecal Sludge Management 3 Day Workshop Agenda for Participants

This participant agenda outlines a 3 day workshop that gives an overview of technologies for faecal sludge collection, transportation, treatment, and use. It also introduces planning and management of faecal sludge management systems.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Faecal Sludge Management Final Evaluation Summary

This is a template for displaying the final results of your participant evaluations for your Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management workshop.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Faecal Sludge Treatment Fact Sheets

This group of fact sheets includes all the faecal sludge treatment technology fact sheets

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Financial Transfers Presentation (FSM)

This presentation is used in a lesson that: identifies stakeholders involved in financial transfers in faecal sludge management, lists different types of financial transfers that play a role in faecal sludge management, identifies different financial flow models for faecal sludge management, and discusses the complexity of stakeholders and financial interactions in faecal sludge management. (Designed for Lesson Plan Financial Transfers in the Faecal Sludge Management Trainer Manual.)

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Introduction to CAWST and Eawag-Sandec Presentation (FSM)

This presentation is used in a lesson that: describes the roles of CAWST and Eawag-Sandec in developing the Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management workshop. (Designed for Lesson Plan Workshop Opening in the Faecal Sludge Management Trainer Manual.)

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Operation and Maintenance Presentation (FSM)

This presentation is used in a lesson that: identifies common operational challenges of faecal sludge treatment facilities, discusses the importance of a monitoring plan to ensure a faecal sludge treatment facility is operating as designed, and discusses methods of ensuring that industrial sludge is not discharged at faecal sludge treatment facilities. (Designed for Lesson Plan Operation and Maintenance in the Faecal Sludge Management Trainer Manual.)

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Collection and Transport Presentation (FSM)

This presentation is used in a lesson that: describes faecal sludge collection and transport process from a household to a treatment facility, identifies suitable faecal sludge collection and transport methods for the local context, and identifies challenges and solutions for improving faecal sludge collection and transport. (Designed for Lesson Plan Collection and Transport in the Faecal Sludge Management Trainer Manual.)

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Pelletizing Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes pelletizing design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Anaerobic Digestion Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes anaerobic digestion design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Alkaline Treatment Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes alkaline treatment design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Ammonia Treatment Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes ammonia treatment design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Quantification and Characterization Presentation (FSM)

This presentation is used in a lesson that: identifies the characteristics of excreta and faecal sludge, explains the difference between faecal sludge and wastewater characteristics, explains the variability of faecal sludge characteristics, and discusses the difficulties in reliable faecal sludge quantification and characterization. (Designed for Lesson Plan Quantification and Characterization in the Faecal Sludge Management Trainer Manual.)

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English

Spanish

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Jul 31, 2016

Integrated Planning Presentation (FSM)

This presentation is used in a lesson that: discusses the importance of integrated planning for faecal sludge management, discusses what is included in the planning process for faecal sludge management, and identifies three key characteristics of a planning framework for faecal sludge management. (Designed for Lesson Plan Integrated Planning in the Faecal Sludge Management Trainer Manual.)

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Incineration Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes incineration design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Co-composting Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes co-composting design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Improvement Plan Presentation (FSM)

This presentation is used in a lesson that: analyzes risks and barriers to improve faecal sludge management within a community, and develops an incremental improvement plan, including first and later steps. (Designed for Lesson Plan Integrated Planning in the Faecal Sludge Management Trainer Manual.)

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Settling Thickening Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes settling thickening technology design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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French

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Jul 31, 2016

Risk Management Presentation (FSM)

This presentation is used in a lesson that: discusses the risks of faecal sludge management in relation to public health, identifies ways to reduce the risks of faecal sludge management, and explains the importance of using multiple barriers for risk reduction. (Designed for Lesson Plan Risk Management in the Faecal Sludge Management Trainer Manual.)

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Plant Pond Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes plant pond design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Vermicomposting Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes vermicomposting design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Black Soldier Fly Larvae Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes black soldier fly larvae design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Vermifilter Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes vermifilter design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Storage Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes storage design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Thermal Drying Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes thermal drying design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

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Jul 31, 2016

Treatment Objectives Presentation (FSM)

This presentation is used in a lesson that: identifies different treatment objectives, relates the environmental, health and logistics impacts to each treatment objective, lists seven ways pathogens can be inactivated, discusses the challenges in monitoring pathogen inactivation from faecal sludge. (Designed for Lesson Plan Treatment Objectives in the Faecal Sludge Management Trainer Manual.)

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Fish Pond Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes fish pond design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Unplanted Drying Bed Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes unplanted drying bed design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Planted Drying Bed Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes planted drying bed design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Deep Row Entrenchment Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes deep row entrenchment design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Co-Treatment with Wastewater Fact Sheet

This faecal sludge treatment fact sheet describes co-treatment with wastewater design, operation, treatment products, and treatment objectives.

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English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2016

Environmental Sanitation Technical Briefs

This is a package of all the technical briefs used in the Environmental Sanitation workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 1, 2015

Properly Dispose Your Waste

Bury your garbage and dispose of wastewater properly.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Swahili

Document

Nov 1, 2015

Water, Hygiene and Sanitation Presentation Cover

Water, Hygiene and Sanitation Presentation Cover

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Swahili

Document

Nov 1, 2015

Look After Your Latrine Poster

Use and maintain your latrine to prevent illness.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Swahili

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Aug 30, 2015

Environmental Sanitation Trainer Manual

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

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Jul 31, 2015

Solid Waste Management Technical Brief

This technical brief describes how to treat waste through recycling, composting and incineration. It discusses hazardous waste, menstrual hygiene waste as well as solid waste attitudes.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2015

Domestic Wastewater Management Presentation (Env San)

This presentation describes the different types of domestic wastewater and the ways to manage each type. (Designed for Lesson Plan 15 in the Introduction to Environmental Sanitation Trainer Manual)

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2015

Local and Global Sanitation Issues Presentation (Env San)

This presentation describes local and global sanitation issues and how poor sanitation is connected to the cycle of poverty. (Designed for Lesson Plan 4 in the Introduction to Environmental Sanitation Trainer Manual)

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2015

Animal Excreta Management Environmental Sanitation Inspection Form

This environmental sanitation inspection form is used to evaluate the risk of animal excreta contamination in a community.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Jul 31, 2015

Environmental Sanitation Inspection Forms

These forms are used to evaluate the risk of environmental sanitation contamination in a community. It includes forms for animal excreta management, domestic wastewater management, excreta management, hygiene practices, public facilities, solid waste management and vector control.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Jul 1, 2015

Soak Pit and Infiltration Trench Design Technical Brief

This technical brief describes basic designs and how to calculate the size of a pit or trench using design tables and by hand.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Jun 30, 2015

Constructing a Toilet - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants build a toilet from a plastic bucket for people to sit on during defecation (also called a seat or pedestal). The toilet may be urine-diverting.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Jun 30, 2015

Constructing a Latrine Pit Footing and Lining - Lesson Plan (LDC)

This is an optional practical lesson. Participants practice basic skills in latrine pit lining and footing construction. A number of practical options are available. Select the options based on the designs that will be most appropriate to the local context and where the participants are working.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Jun 30, 2015

Domestic Wastewater Management - Lesson Plan (LDC)

This lesson explains the differences between blackwater, greywater and overflow water. It focuses on the proper management of greywater and overflow water to protect public health and the environment. A demonstration is used to visually show what greywater looks like and how it is separated using a grease trap.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Jun 30, 2015

Domestic Wastewater Management Presentation (LDC)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan 37 in the Latrine Design and Construction Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Jun 30, 2015

Domestic Wastewater Management Technical Brief

This technical brief describes how to manage wastewater in the home, including greywater, blackwater and overflow water. The document describes the use of grease traps, soak pits and surface water drainage.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Sanitation System Scenarios - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants bring together and apply their knowledge about latrine design. They are given a scenario for which they design an appropriate sanitation system. Options are given for participants to create their own scenario or for the trainer to select pre-written scenarios.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Slab Design - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants learn about different latrine slab designs and materials. They discuss the advantages and limitations of each design to help decide what design might be best for their project. Safety will be discussed as a key component of slab design.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Sizing Latrine Pits Technical Brief

Describes the factors affecting how quickly latrine pits fill up, and how to calculate an appropriate pit size (dimensions).

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Slab Testing - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants test the strength of the latrine slabs they have previously constructed. Instructions are given for concrete slabs, and wood or bamboo slabs.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Sizing Holding Tanks Technical Brief

Describes the factors affecting how quickly holding tanks fill up, and how to calculate an appropriate tank size (dimensions).

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Disease Transmission - Lesson Plan (LDC)

This lesson introduces pathogens and diseases related to poor sanitation. Participants will play the Transmission Routes activity to discover how pathogens are transmitted and how sanitation can prevent the transmission.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Superstructure Construction - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants construct a latrine superstructure using locally available materials.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Action Planning - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants consider their next steps after the workshop. Two options are given for participants to develop an action plan to make the best use of their new knowledge and skills.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Wood or Bamboo Slab Construction - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants learn how to construct a wood or bamboo slab. They will also discuss construction safety and know what to do in an emergency.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Designing a Sanitation System - Lesson Plan (LDC)

This lesson introduces the factors that affect the design and selection of sanitation technologies. Participants are given their Sanitation System Design Workbooks, which they will use during the workshop to design a sanitation system appropriate for their project. The focus is on designing the latrine components of the sanitation system, and will briefly address sludge treatment, use and disposal.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Local and Global Sanitation Issues - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants discover the connection between sanitation and poverty. Participants will also discuss local sanitation issues and put them into a global context. An understanding of the sanitation issues prepares the participants to better understand the solutions they learn in the rest of the workshop.

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English

Spanish

French

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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.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Design and Construction Trainer Manual

This manual is for trainers who are interested in delivering training on latrine design and construction. It includes lesson plans and guidance on training delivery.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Nov 30, 2014

Biogas Reactor Latrine Fact Sheet

Describes a biogas reactor to store and treat excreta.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Fact Sheets

Presents all the differenet types of latrines to store excreta

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Parts - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants are introduced to the main parts of a latrine, the function of each part, and why they are important. This lesson emphasizes the need for common terminology and introduces the words that will be used throughout the rest of the workshop.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Project Implementation - Lesson Plan (LDC)

This lesson introduces a framework to implement a sustainable and successful sanitation project. A familiar product, like a mobile phone, is used to illustrate how the components of the project framework can be applied. Example sanitation case studies from different regions are also provided to illustrate the project framework. There is an optional activity for participants to share their planned or current project in terms of the project framework. As well, there is an optional activity to discuss how gender fits into the different components of implementing a project.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Sizing Holding Tanks - Lesson Plan (LDC)

In this lesson participants discuss what goes into a holding tank. They learn about the factors that contribute to sizing a holding tank and the key information that is needed. An example is worked through as a large group and practice questions may be done individually.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

User-Focused Design - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants learn about user-focused design in sanitation systems. Participants will identify different user groups and considerations for an inclusive latrine design.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Design and Construction Workshop Outline

Latrine Design and Construction Workshop Outline

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Siting Latrines - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants learn about how to properly site a latrine by following general rules. Concepts include how pathogens from latrines can contaminate groundwater and how to minimize the risk through latrine design and location. Other factors such as physical space, pit size, and user needs and preferences are also taken into consideration when siting a latrine.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Concrete Slab Construction - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants learn how to construct three concrete latrine slabs, including a reinforced slab dome slab and SanPlat. They will also discuss construction safety, in particular the hazards of working with cement, and know what to do in an emergency.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Superstructures - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants discover the parts and characteristics of a good superstructure. They also discuss appropriate and locally available materials for building the different parts of a superstructure.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Design and Construction Participant Final Evaluation

This is the final evaluation template for participants to provide feedback for CAWST's Latrine Design and Construction Workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Designing and Selecting Latrines Technical Brief

Outlines factors to consider when selecting or designing latrines that will be appropriate for a household or community. It also explains the concept of user focused design and why it is a useful way to design latrines.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Excavating Latrine Pits - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants learn how to determine the latrine pit and slab diameters based on the space needed for a person to dig. They also learn safe methods to excavate a latrine pit under normal conditions and in challenging conditions, such as high groundwater or unstable soil.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

What is Sanitation - Lesson Plan (LDC)

This lesson defines sanitation. It also explains the difference between sanitation, environmental sanitation and ecological sanitation.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Sanitation Systems - Lesson Plan (LDC)

This lesson introduces the five components of a sanitation system to properly manage human excreta. Participants learn about sanitation systems and discuss why the entire system must be addressed to ensure safe and sustainable sanitation.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Talking About Sanitation - Lesson Plan (LDC)

In this lesson participants will get comfortable talking about sanitation. This lesson is extremely important to get the participants to easily talk about feces, urine and defecation for the rest of the workshop. People are often uncomfortable saying words related to feces or defecation.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Ventilated Improved Pit Latrine Fact Sheet

Describes a Ventilated Improved Pit (VIP) latrine to store excreta.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Sizing Latrine Pits - Lesson Plan (LDC)

This lesson introduces participants to the importance of sizing a pit latrine. They learn about the factors that contribute to sizing a latrine pit and the key information that is needed. Three options are given to size a latrine pit based on the numeracy level of the participants.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Toilets - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants discuss different toilet options, and the needs and preferences of different user groups to ensure that toilets are accessible and easy to use. As well, they identify key questions to consider when designing appropriate toilets. Participants will design a toilet by the end of this lesson.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Excreta Treatment, Use and Disposal - Lesson Plan (LDC)

This lesson is an introduction to treatment, use and disposal of excreta for the purpose of designing an entire sanitation system. Participants learn about ecosanitation and using treated excreta as a valuable product in agriculture. Participants discuss ways to encourage the social acceptance of using human excreta. They also learn different ways to safely dispose of excreta.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Design and Construction Workshop Report Template

This is a workshop report template that will guide you in writing a professional report of your Latrine Design and Construction workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Handwashing - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants will practice good handwashing technique and learn the most important times to wash hands. Key design features of a handwashing station are discussed. Depending on time, participants can also construct parts of a handwashing station.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Lining Latrine Pits - Lesson Plan (LDC)

A partial or full lining of every latrine pit is important to prevent the pit from collapsing. This lesson plan identifies five design rules to follow when lining a latrine pit. Participants will also discuss the advantages and limitations of different materials that are locally available to line a latrine pit.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Design and Construction Participant Evaluation Summary

This is a template for displaying the final results of your participant evaluations for your Latrine Design and Construction workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Septic Tank Fact Sheet

Describes a septic tank to store and partially treat excreta.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Workshop Opening - Lesson Plan (LDC)

This lesson opens the workshop and sets the tone for the training and learning environment by using a variety of participatory activities. Participants have an opportunity to meet the trainer, host organization and other participants, as well as create their ground rules for how they are expected to work together during the workshop. The trainer has the opportunity to better understand the participant’s background, assess their knowledge and skills, and determine their learning expectations.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Emptying Latrines and Transporting Sludge - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants learn about manual and motorized methods to empty latrines and transport sludge. Focus is placed on protecting the health and safety of pit emptiers and the broader community when emptying latrines. This lesson plan presents several optional activities that can be used depending on time limitations and participant needs.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Excavating and Lining a Latrine Pit with Bricks or Blocks - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants practice basic skills in latrine pit lining and footing construction. They work in groups to excavate rectangular and circular latrine pits. They will partially line the pits with bricks or blocks.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Construction Manual

Explains how to excavate and line pits, and discusses how to construct slabs, toilets and superstructures. It provides detailed instructions for constructing reinforced concrete slabs, dome slabs and SanPlats.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Nov 30, 2014

Removable Containers Fact Sheet

Describes a latrine that uses removable containers to hygienically collect excreta.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Nov 30, 2014

Pit Latrine Fact Sheet

Describes a latrine pit to store excreta

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Holding Tank Fact Sheet

Describes a latrine holding tank (also called a cesspit or a sealed pit, tank or chamber) to store excreta.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Design and Construction Pre-Workshop Questionnaire

This is a short questionnaire to give your participants before the workshop so that you can better prepare for the Latrine Design and Construction workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Nov 30, 2014

Sanitation System - Excreta Storage Technical Brief

Provides an overview of latrine pits, tanks and chambers. Discusses possible modifications and design considerations for each.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Design and Construction 5-Day Workshop Agenda for Participants

This trainer agenda outlines a 5-day Latrine Design and Construction workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Nov 30, 2014

Menstrual Hygiene Management - Lesson Plan (LDC)

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. This can be a sensitive topic to address, especially for traditional cultures or religions where menstruation is a taboo topic and with a mixed group of male and female participants. The trainer needs to be professional and confident when discussing menstrual hygiene management to help make the environment comfortable and respectful for men and women.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Sanitation Technology Selection - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants create a random scenario and then identify potential sanitation options that include the first three components of the sanitation system: user experience, excreta storage, emptying and transportation. The Matrix Scoring Tool is then used to evaluate and select the most appropriate option for the scenario.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Workshop Closing - Lesson Plan (LDC)

This lesson closes the workshop by having participants reflect on their learning, conduct a self-assessment, review the learning outcomes, and complete a final evaluation. The workshop certificates are distributed to the participants and closing remarks are made.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Cleanliness - Lesson Plan (LDC)

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

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Sanitation System - User Interface Technical Brief

Provides an introduction to the parts of a latrine that users interact with daily. Includes an overview of technology options and design considerations for the toilet, slab, superstructure, latrine accessories and handwashing station. Discusses design considerations for making latrines easy to use for various users, including children, the elderly and people with illnesses or disabilities.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Troubleshooting - Lesson Plan (LDC)

This lesson enables participants to identify common latrine problems that they may encounter. They discuss the causes of these problems and identify potential solutions and prevention strategies. Several options are given to facilitate this lesson plan, depending on the time available and level of the participants.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Excreta Storage - Lesson Plan (LDC)

This lesson introduces different excreta storage technologies that are commonly used in developing countries, including latrine pits, tanks and chambers. Participants learn about the basic design and operation of each technology. There is an optional activity to discuss excreta storage in challenging environments.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Design and Construction 5-Day Workshop Agenda for Trainers

This trainer agenda outlines a 5-day Latrine Design and Construction workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Sanitation System - Emptying Latrines and Transporting Sludge

Provides an introduction to pit emptying, methods available and examples of existing machines or technologies that can be used.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Siting Latrines Technical Brief

Explains where to site a latrine to avoid groundwater contamination and other potential issues, while keeping it convenient and comfortable for people to use.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Aqua Privy Latrine Fact Sheet

Describes an aqua privy latrine tank to store excreta.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Costing - Lesson Plan (LDC)

Participants discuss the different costs associated with implementing a latrine project. Latrine affordability and willingness to pay are also addressed.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Design and Construction Participant List Template

This participant list template is a tool that will help you keep a database of participant information.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

What is Sanitation Presentation (LDC)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan 3 in the Latrine Design and Construction Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Design and Construction Technical Briefs

This is a package of all the technical briefs used in the Latrine Design and Construction workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Nov 30, 2014

Latrine Emptying and Transporting Sludge Presentation (LDC)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan 20 in the Latrine Design and Construction Trainer Manual.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Sizing Latrines Pits Presentation (LDC)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan 18 in the Latrine Design and Construction Trainer Manual.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

User-Focused Design Presentation (LDC)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan 9 in the Latrine Design and Construction Trainer Manual.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Disease Transmission Presentation (LDC)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan 5 in the Latrine Design and Construction Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Excreta Treatment Use and Disposal Presentation (LDC)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan 22 in the Latrine Design and Construction Trainer Manual.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Local and Global Sanitation Issues (LDC)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan 4 in the Latrine Design and Construction Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Latrines in Challenging Environments Technical Brief

Outlines various latrines or latrine modifications that can be used in challenging environments, such as in areas of frequent flooding, high groundwater, on/over water, in ground that cannot be excavated, cold climates, or fragile or remote environments.

Languages

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.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Siting Latrines Presentation (LDC)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan 16 in the Latrine Design and Construction Trainer Manual.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

Slab Design Presentation (LDC)

This presentation is designed to support Lesson Plan 12 in the Latrine Design and Construction Trainer Manual.

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English

Spanish

French

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Nov 30, 2014

School Sanitation Technical Brief

This technical brief describes considerations and recommendations for implementing sanitation facilities in schools.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Video

Oct 22, 2014

Introduction to Environmental Sanitation Online Training

A video recording of the online training session on October 23, 2014 - Introduction to Environmental Sanitation. This webinar also serves as an introduction to CAWST's new environmental sanitation resources.

Languages

English

Document

Aug 30, 2014

Animal Excreta Management Technical Brief

This technical brief describes diseases related to animal excreta and how to properly treat, use and dispose of animal excreta.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Aug 30, 2014

Composting Domestic Waste Technical Brief

This technical brief describes how to compost, options for composting bins and how to use compost. It also describes vermicomposting and contains a section on troubleshooting.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Aug 30, 2014

Introduction to Environmental Sanitation Technical Brief

This technical brief describes what environmental sanitation is and its importance along with describing a project framework for environmental sanitation implementation.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Aug 30, 2014

Vector Control Technical Brief

This technical brief describes what vectors are, the diseases that they spread and how to control vectors, specifically mosquitos, flies and rodents.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Aug 30, 2014

Hygiene Practices Environmental Sanitation Inspection Form

This environmental sanitation inspection form is used to evaluate the risk of contamination in a community from hygiene practices.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Aug 30, 2014

Vector Control Environmental Sanitation Inspection Form

This environmental sanitation inspection form is used to evaluate the risk of contamination from vectors such as flies, mosquitos, and rodents.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Aug 30, 2014

Domestic Wastewater Management Environmental Sanitation Inspection Form

This environmental sanitation inspection form is used to evaluate the risk of wastewater contamination in a community.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Aug 30, 2014

Excreta Management Environmental Sanitation Inspection Form

This environmental sanitation inspection form is used to evaluate the risk of human excreta contamination in a community.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Aug 30, 2014

Public Facilities Environmental Sanitation Inspection Form

This environmental sanitation inspection form is used to evaluate the risk of contamination in a community from the condition and use of public facilities.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Aug 29, 2014

Environmental Sanitation Participant List Template

This participant list template is a tool that will help you keep a database of participant information.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Aug 29, 2014

Project Framework Presentation (Env San)

This presentation describes the purpose of project frameworks and the five components of successful project frameworks. (Designed for Lesson Plan 9 in the Introduction to Environmental Sanitation Trainer Manual)

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Aug 29, 2014

Environmental Sanitation Participant Final Evaluation

This questionnaire can be handed out at the end of the Introduction to Environmental Sanitation workshop to give the trainer constructive feedback on the workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Aug 29, 2014

Sanitation Promotion Presentation (Env San)

This presentation describes benefits of latrines in households in rural Benin. (Designed for Lesson Plan 21 in Introduction to Environmental Sanitation Trainer Manual)

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English

Spanish

French

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Aug 29, 2014

Environmental Sanitation Workshop Report Template

This is a workshop report template that will guide you in writing a professional report of your Introduction to Environmental Sanitation Workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Aug 29, 2014

Environmental Sanitation Pre-Workshop Questionnaire

This is a short questionnaire to give your participants before the workshop so that you can better prepare for the Introduction to Environmental Sanitation workshop.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Aug 29, 2014

Environmental Sanitation 2 Day Workshop Agenda for Participants

This participant agenda outlines a 2 day workshop that gives an overview of all aspects of environmental sanitation.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Aug 29, 2014

Environmental Sanitation Participant Evaluation Summary

This is a template for displaying the final results of your participant evaluations for Introduction to Environmental Sanitation.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

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Aug 29, 2014

Introduction to Environmental Sanitation Presentation (Env San)

This presentation describes what is meant by environmental sanitation, and how it differs from other types of sanitation. (Designed for Lesson Plan 3 in the Introduction to Environmental Sanitation Trainer Manual)

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English

Spanish

French

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Aug 29, 2014

Environmental Sanitation Workshop Outline

Introduction to Environmental Sanitation Workshop Outline

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English

Spanish

French

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Aug 29, 2014

Environmental Sanitation 2.5 Day Workshop Agenda for Participants

This participant agenda outlines a 2.5 day workshop that gives an overview of all aspects of environmental sanitation and gives participants practical experience with environmental sanitation inspections.

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English

Spanish

French

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Aug 29, 2014

Vector Control Presentation (Env San)

This presentation describes types of vectors, why they should be controlled, and different controlling mechanisms. (Designed for Lesson Plan 16 in Introduction to Environmental Sanitation Trainer Manual)

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Aug 29, 2014

Environmental Sanitation 2.5 Day Workshop Agenda for Trainers

This trainer agenda outlines a 2.5 day workshop that gives an overview of all aspects of environmental sanitation and gives participants practical experience with environmental sanitation inspections.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Aug 29, 2014

Environmental Sanitation 2 Day Workshop Agenda for Trainers

This trainer agenda outlines a 2 day workshop that gives an overview of all aspects of environmental sanitation.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Aug 13, 2014

Solid Waste Management Environmental Sanitation Inspection Form

This environmental sanitation inspection form is used to evaluate the risk of contamination of water sources in a community from solid waste.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Jul 31, 2014

Disease Transmission Presentation (Env San)

This presentation describes pathogens, the transmission routes of disease, and how environmental sanitation can help prevent the spread of disease. (Designed for Lesson Plan 5 in Introduction to Environmental Sanitation Trainer Manual)

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

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.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

Jan 31, 2014

Transmission Routes Activity Instructions

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

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

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.

Languages

English

French

Document

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.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Document

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

Sep 1, 2012

Protect Your Well

Keep your well safe by placing your latrine downhill and far away from your well.

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Haitian Creole

Swahili

Document

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.

Languages

English

Document

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

Document

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

Document

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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Development of this website and creation of collections of emergency themed tools on Water Treatment, Water Quality Testing, Behavior Change and Sanitation funded by Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance - USAID.

This project is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents are the responsibility of CAWST (Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology) and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

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