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Entries in Water and Sanitation (52)

Tuesday
Dec202011

Community Resettlement and Recovery Program in Haiti

Catholic Relief Services is helping Haitians rebuild in clean and safe neighborhoods by offering housing, WASH, protection and livelihood support through an integrated program.

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Monday
Dec122011

Improving Resilience Through Integrated Watershed Management in Ethiopia

Catholic Relief Services' Integrated Watershed Management program comprehensively addresses food insecurity and livelihood issues in rural Ethiopian communities.

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Tuesday
Sep132011

Hardware Quality for Sustainable Water and Sanitation

Hardware Quality for Sustainable Water and Sanitation   

Which water and sanitation technologies are appropriate in various contexts? How can programs design, build and maintain these solutions, while enhancing local participation and sustainability?

The tools in this series can help programs answer these questions as part of a participatory process.

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Tuesday
Sep132011

Démarche qualité pour la réalisation d’infrastructures d’eau et d’assainissement durables

Démarche qualité pour la réalisation d'infrastructures d'eau et d'assainissement durables   

Quelles sont les technologies d'approvisionnement en eau ou d'assainissement appropriées dans différents contextes? Comment est-ce qu'un programme peut élaborer, construire et maintenir ces solutions en assurant une bonne participation locale et la durabilité?

Les outils de cette série peuvent aider les programmes à répondre à ces questions dans le cadre d'un processus participatif.

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Tuesday
Sep132011

A Practical Guide for Building a Simple Pit Latrine: How to Build Your Latrine and Use It Hygienically, for the Dignity, Health, and Well Being of Your Family

This technical do-it-yourself guide published by the Global Water Initiative (GWI) provides step-by-step instruction on building simple pit latrines. It was designed for use at the individual household level to assist families in West Africa who have already decided to build their own latrines. The goal of the guide is to ensure that, as a result of users’ total satisfaction with the quality of their new latrines, they will permanently abandon the practice of open air defecation.

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Tuesday
Sep132011

Guide pratique pour la construction de latrine à simple fosse: Réaliser sa latrine et l'utiliser hygiéniquement, c'est préserver sa dignité, sa santé, c'est contribuer au bien être de sa famille

Ce guide publié par le "Global Water Initiative (GWI)" explique pas à pas comment construire une latrine familiale à simple fosse. Il a été conçu pour servir d’assistance technique aux familles en Afrique de l’Ouest ayant pris la décision de construire leur latrine. Il est présenté de façon à pouvoir être utilisé comme un pense-bête pratique pour l’auto construction. En quelques mots, ce guide a pour raison d’être que la qualité de la construction d’une latrine conditionne l’abandon irrévocable de la défécation à l’air libre grâce à la satisfaction totale de ses utilisateurs.

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Tuesday
Jun072011

CRS Manager's Guide to PHAST Methodology: Helping CRS Country Offices to Use the Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST) Methodology

The Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST) methodology was published by the World Health Organization in 1998. Since then, a great deal has been learned about how to successfully implement PHAST. This guide provides updated advice based on over ten years of field-based learning. It was created in direct response to requests from CRS country programs to understand how PHAST should be incorporated into their water and sanitation projects, how to implement it at the field level, and how to train facilitators to implement PHAST at the community level.

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Friday
Jan212011

Best Nutrition Practices Promoted by Community Health Volunteers for PLWHA and OVC

Malnutrition is not always due to food unavailability but is often the result of misutilization as people may not be sufficiently educated about how to maximize their nutritional status. Ibyiringiro is a five-year project that is focused on food and nutrition intervention for PLWHA and OVC in Rwanda.

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Thursday
Dec162010

Promoting ecological sanitation in Ethiopia through the ArborLoo latrine

CRS is promoting ecological sanitation through the use of the ArborLoo latrine, a simple toilet costing between $5 and $8 that households can construct on their own.

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Thursday
Dec162010

L’ArborLoo

L’ArborLoo est l’un des aspects de l’assainissement écologique : approche révolutionnaire qui envisage les excréments humains comme une ressource utilisable plutôt que comme des déchets à éviter.

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Thursday
Dec162010

La letrina ArborLoo

El ArborLoo es uno de los varios componentes del saneamiento ecológico -- un enfoque revolucionario que ve a los excrementos humanos como recursos a ser utilizados en lugar de residuos a ser eliminados.

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Thursday
Dec162010

The WASH in Schools Initiative

WASH in Schools is an international campaign to provide clean drinking water, basic sanitation facilities and hygiene education to schools in the developing world.

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Thursday
Dec162010

Initiative « WASH à l’école »

« WASH à l’école » est une campagne internationale visant à fournir aux écoles des pays en développement de l’eau potable, des installations sanitaires de base et une éducation à l’hygiène.

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Thursday
Dec162010

La Iniciativa de Agua, Saneamiento e Higiene en las Escuelas

Agua, saneamiento e higiene (WASH, por sus siglas en inglés) en las escuelas es una campaña internacional para proporcionar agua potable segura, instalaciones de saneamiento básico y educación en higiene a las escuelas en los países en vías de desarrollo.

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Monday
Nov222010

Integrating water concerns into agriculture and environmental programming 

CRS is now working to better integrate water concerns into agriculture and environmental activities in both policy and programming.

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