Inspired by Ned Breslin's "Naked Truth" episode on Micro-finance Loans (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnNPgtx7mdY ), Water For People-Malawi takes a step back and asks some probing questions about the effectiveness of micro-financing sanitation.
As a woman commune leader, she plays a variety of roles in championing Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), a process that aim to bring about community-wide behavior change for sanitation and hygiene practices, thereby eliminating open defecation.
The purpose of the study was to explore how changes in the tariff system could improve access to improved sanitation and how tariffs could be used as a vehicle to deliver affordable and sustainable services.
This note is an attempt to analyse the partnerships and collaborations in place in Jharkhand to improve programme interventions and contribute to wider sector debates and learning as a strategy towards continuous improvement of sanitation and hygiene status in the project districts
This study covered twelve villages across Dumka, Deoghar and Saraikela Kharsawan districts in Jharkhand as part of the learning exercise.The observations and lessons elaborated in this note take into account the issues of equity in access to, and use and benefits of improved sanitation services in these three districts.
The Global Sanitation Fund in India supports demand driven community led interventions aimed at enabling access to and effective use of improved sanitation facilities and hygiene promotion at scale in select locations in Bihar, Assam and Jharkhand.