Health
 Cameroon
Project #25468

Construction of a Pit Latrine in G.S Bome

by Vicony's Global Success World

Summary

Due to the state of pit latrine at G.S Bome that has recorded 3 incidents of pupils falling inside, the head teacher advised the pupils not to use the latrine any more. As a result, many pupils defecate in nearby bushes, pavement and streams. This circumstance led to the outbreak of cholera epidemic in the school community in February 2015 that claimed 2 lives. This situation has given rise to the designation of this project on the construction of pit latrine in G.S Bome for these primary school
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Challenge

The state of the toilet at G.S Bome is not suitable for use by the pupils and has recorded 3 accidents. As such, the pupils are not allowed to access the toilet resulting to open defecation in nearby bushes, pavement and streams. This led to the out break of cholera epidemic in the school community in 2015 that claimed 2 lives. The construction of a modern toilet at G.S Bome will improve upon the health and sanitation of pupils and also prevent further accidents from occurring.

Solution

This project will solve the problem through the construction of a modern pit toilet at G.S Bome that will improve upon the health and sanitation of pupils and also prevent further accidents from occurring.

Long-Term Impact

The long term effects of this project are; To improve hygiene and sanitation in the school community To reduce the incidence of outbreak of cholera To eliminate bad odour and ensure a conducive learning environment To prevent further accidents of pupils falling in the toilet.

Resources

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Organization Information

Vicony's Global Success World

Location: Bamenda, North West Region - Cameroon
Project Leader:
Assi Flaviurs
Bamenda, North West Region Cameroon

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